13 Aug '11, 10pm

Chimps vs. humans in Rwanda

Saturday August 13, 2011, 3:43 pm This is the traditional cry, "Humans first!". However, this is what scientists have been saying for years, protect the environment and the animals and you will protect humans. This is not just about chimps, who have as much right to live as people, this is about stopping the destruction of the forest which will allow people to survive. In Uganda (I hope I have this the right way round) the trees were chopped down in Northern Uganda for slash & burn etc and there was a huge mudslide and the land became totally unusable. To prevent it happening in South Uganda a law was passed to protect it. The locals then started grazing goats....... What is essential in protecting the environment, preventing habitat loss and saving people from starvation, is free and readily available contraception in all countries. send green star | flag as inappropriate...

Full article: http://www.care2.com/news/member/193692282/2905709

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