About 32 million acres of forests were converted to other uses or lost to natural causes each year between 2000 and 2010, according to a 2010 report by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations.
"I realized that forests are the lungs of the world," Dimopoulos said, emphasizing that society could not survive without trees.
Dimopoulos believes that deforestation, for many, is out of sight, so people don't often think about it, and that his project will get people to think about the issue.
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SOURCE Houston Arts Alliance