I'd rather be a forest than a street
13 in HIGH x 10 in WIDE
(33.02 cm HIGH x 25.40 cm WIDE)
All Of Us Or None Archive. Gift of the Rossman Family.

Bottom edge has "(c) 1989 Earthwise Design Cooperative - P.O. Box 1552, Davis Ca 95617."

Poster has an outline of South America with red, yellow, and green areas that represent areas of rain forest. The left side has a legend with color coded areas of rain forest. Red represents 1955, yellow 1985, and green 2000 (projected). The bottom of the legend box has "The Amazonian Rain Forest is being lost at the rate of 125 acres per minute: an area the size of Texas is lost every year. -U.S. Academy of Sciences." The poster title is derived from the 1970 Simon & Garfunkel hit "El Condor Pasa," which contained the line "I'd rather be a forest than a street." It was was originally a Peruvian folk melody written by Daniel Robles. [LMC]
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