Bernie’s Ways to Help Prevent Deforestation – The Bolala Forest Fable

Deforestation is the loss of forest areas across the world that we lose for other uses such as agricultural croplands, urbanization, or mining activities. Do you know why deforestation is so harmful to the environment?

The Bolala Forest Fable tells the story of a mythical beast that helps protect the world from deforestation. Unfortunately, the Bolala doesn’t exist, which means it is our job to protect our forests before it is too late. 

Watch the story here:


Did you know…

  • Paper accounts for 26% of total waste at landfills. 
  • Printing a Sunday edition of the New York Times requires 75,000 trees
  • With all the paper we waste each year, we can build a 12-foot high wall of paper from New York to California


Here are Bernie’s ways that YOU can help protect our forests. 


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