Join the Unexplained Mysteries community today! It's free and setting up an account only takes a moment.
- Sign In or Create Account -
Sign in to follow this  
Followers 0
Claire.

Cocaine destroying forests in Central America

1 post in this topic

Cocaine Is Destroying Forests in Central America

Cocaine production is big business—according to the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime, a whopping 943 tons of the drug was produced in 2014 alone. And the United States is one of its biggest consumers, with 1.5 million regular users in the U.S. at any given time. But that addiction has more than economic consequences—it has environmental ones. As Oregon Live’s Kale Williams reports, Central American forests are being destroyed by the world’s cocaine habit.

Read more: Smithsonian.com

1 person likes this

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
 

Create an account or sign in to comment

You need to be a member in order to leave a comment

Create an account

Sign up for a new account in our community. It's easy!


Register a new account

Sign in

Already have an account? Sign in here.


Sign In Now
Sign in to follow this  
Followers 0

  • Recently Browsing   0 members

    No registered users viewing this page.