Firewood Crises

The effect of more than 3 billion people using bio-fuels for cooking is disastrous. Every year some 3.5 billion tons of forest is destroyed for cooking. Because of this, wood becomes a scarcer and scarcer resource.  
In many areas of the world, firewood now costs more than the food cooked on it.
 
Many women have to walk four hours every day to reach places where any scarce firewood is left. Often there is no wood available at all and people use discarded materials like plastics,old tires, any rubbish to cook their food upon.




























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