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In Brazil, which houses 30 percent of the remaining tropical rain forest on Earth, more than 50,000 square miles of rain forest were lost to deforestation between 2000 and 2005. Biologists worry about the long-term consequences. Drought may be one.

Photo: Scenic view from Mt. Des Voeux over pristine rain forest

'Indonesia's deforestation is a disaster for the planet' - audio slideshow Award-winning Hong Kong photographer and photojournalist Paul Hilton's latest series of images looks at the impact of deforestation on Indonesia's wildlife. Basing himself in one of the most biodiverse hotspots in the world - the Leuser ecosystem in Aceh, home to rhino, orangutan, tigers and elephants - Hilton found that the clearing of forests for palm oil plantations means more roads are being cut into habitat.

Don't speak for trees. If environmentalists spent as much time planting trees as they do standing around talking about not chopping trees down, they might actually make a change.

Ok this frog is pretty exotic but we are hoping to entice some of his distant cousins to stay

Red Eye Tree Frog~Young frogs are typically brown in color and turn greener as they mature, although adult frogs can change their color slightly depending on mood and environment. This one looks like he is posing for the photographer.

Lorenzo Duran's leaf art helps raise environmental awareness for issues like CO2 emissions & deforestation in Brazil

Cut Leaf Illustrations for ‘Plant for the Planet’. A wonderfully executed ad campaign by Legas Delaney for Plant for the Planet, using cut leaves symbolizing their ability to absorb

Shocking Effects Of Deforestation Exposed In Brutal Print Ads

Creative director Ganesh Prasad Acharya and copywriter Kaushik Katty Roy have created a series of shocking print ads for environmental news magazines Sanctuary Asia, that show the effects of deforestation and wildlife destruction.

Seventy percent of Earth’s land animals and plants live in forests, and many cannot survive the deforestation that destroys their homes.

Art and photography such as this can have a big impact on society. Photographs like these allow people to realize the kind of destruction of our environment is happening. This picture is also an example of a clear cut deforestation technique where all tre