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As the world’s natural forests continue to shrink in size, the demand for wood continues to grow. Forest plantations hold the answer.

Growing demand, shrinking supply Planet Earth is exhausted and polluted. Natural resources, timber is a prime example, have been consumed and have not been replaced. As world demand for raw materials continues to grow, that demand has to be met (in some way or other) from a dwindling number of resources. It’s a major problem and unless the world acts, and acts quickly, the situation will surely only get worse.

In 2003, the United Nations estimated that Colombia loses 2,000 km2 of forest every year through deforestation, in 2012 that figure may be substantially higher. It is thought that approximately one third of the country’s original forest has been lost as a result of deforestation. Deforestation and the pollution it causes are problems that will have to be addressed sooner rather than later.

Pachamama Forest enables environmentally aware investors to play a part in the solution. Growing trees does nothing but good for the world. Trees store carbon, they provide a natural habitat for wildlife and they reinvigorate soil. Our plantations not only help meet the demand for timber, they also improve the quality of life for the surrounding population and help protect what’s left of the world’s natural forests.

2011-2020 United Nations Decade on Biodiversity