China: It's time to save the world's greatest forests

The three largest remaining rainforests of the world are the Amazon, the Congo and the rainforests of Indonesia; all are under siege. The main drivers of deforestation are different in each. But what they have in common is an increasing focus on China as the main export destination. But Chinese companies and the government can clean up their act. They do not have to participate in deforestation.

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