World Security: Protecting The Whole Amazon Rainforest At 17.5% Of The US Military Budget

It is estimated to cost $50 per hectare to effectively protect the rainforest, while delivering sustainable benefits and incentives to the inhabitants. At 7 million square kilometers (in 9 countries – with the majority in Brazil), this comes to $3.5 trillion to protect the whole rainforest. [This article was partly inspired by a recent podcast […]
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