10 Most Endangered Forests in the World


4. Coastal Forests of East Africa

The coastal forests of East Africa are gradually being cleared away to make room for agriculture. Just 10% of the original forest remains intact. The area is home to the last remaining Tana River Colobus and Magabey, as well as the few remaining Zanzibar Red Colobus.

The primates are endangered now, as are dozens of plants that are only found in this particular forest. The area is now drawing more tourist attention, which is both good and bad.

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