476 Trees Slaughtered Every Second 
Indian shawl gifted by Ela Atakan and silk cloth bought by Eda Derala from the Covered Bazaar, 
needlework, 94 cm. x 65 cm 

Presented against a beautiful background, corporations, governments, and those in power justify their actions of indiscriminately slaughtering trees for greater profit.  Rainforests, jungles, and woodlands are being decimated to make space for more cattle, palm oil, and soybeans.  Today this is a planetary emergency. Forests provide oxygen, protect the climate and give homes to 80% of land-based life. 
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