Save Rainforests, Buy Them
If the world's rainforests and climate are to be saved, there is a tremendous need to “think outside of the box”, developing creative solutions. The existence of the super rich in this inequitable world offers opportunities to buy rainforests in order to protect rather than harvest them. There are potential pitfalls, as such purchases must be socially sensitive and not green colonialism. But what are the alternatives? Simply, global survival require protecting and expanding natural rainforest cover by all means necessary.