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For a century, the wildlife habitat in this Trinity River region has been fragmented by development, agriculture and deforestation.
Mezcal also requires massive amounts of wood — both in the horno, where the agave roasts before fermentation, and later in the still, which puts pressure on deforestation in Oaxaca.
Their numbers are drastically low due to severe deforestation for farming that has destroyed their natural habitats in South America.
But years of deforestation by the logging and farming industries took its toll on the forested ecosystem, and today only 3 percent remains.
Gold miners have stripped roughly 415,000 acres of South American tropical forest, an area twice as big as New York City, according to researchers at the University of Puerto Rico — and the rate of deforestation is only getting worse.
Kimberly-Clark created new paper procurement policies to reduce deforestation.
Their main achievement this year was a 16 percent reduction in Amazon deforestation, following several years of steady rise.
However, the ancient trees are becoming more endangered due to deforestation.
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