Charcoal

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Charcoal, used in developed countries in small quantities for barbecuing, is a major, mostly illegal, industry in Africa where charcoal burning is significantly contributing to deforestation.[1]

Notes and references

  1. "Africa’s Charcoal Economy Is Cooking. The Trees Are Paying." article by Norimitsu Onishijune in The New York TImes June 25, 2016