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rainforests.mongabay.com/0811.htm

Jul 28, 2012 ... Agricultural use of some rainforest land proves to be a failure because of the nutrient-deficient, acidic soils of these forests. Nevertheless, many ...

kids.mongabay.com/elementary/503.html

Every year thousands of miles of rainforest are destroyed for agricultural use. The two groups chiefly responsible for converting rainforest into farmland are poor ...

rainforests.mongabay.com/1002.htm

Jul 22, 2012 ... Saving Rainforests Through Sustainable Agricultural Development.

www.rainforestfoundation.org/agriculture

The destruction of the rainforest for agricultural use is due to two groups: poor farmers with cattle ranches and agricultural companies converting the rainforest in ...

www.rainforest-alliance.org/issues/food

Agriculture drives 80 percent of tropical deforestation and about 1.5 billion tons of greenhouse gas emissions each year. The Rainforest Alliance trains farmers ...

globalforestatlas.yale.edu/amazon/land-use

Despite deforestation, the Amazon basin rainforest is the largest tropical ... Permanent agriculture comprises a smaller percentage of the cleared land at 3.5  ...

www4.ncsu.edu/~dthollom/world_forestry

The Amazon is the largest and densest rainforest on earth; The Amazon covers 2.5 million miles, about the size of the USA west of the Mississippi; If Amazonas ...

environment.nationalgeographic.com/environment/habitats/last-of-amazon

Farming the Amazon ... Spectacular new species found in remote rain forest. ... During the past 40 years, close to 20 percent of the Amazon rain forest has been  ...

epicureandculture.com/sustainable-farming-in-the-amazon-rainforest

Aug 20, 2013 ... Agricultural conflicts in the Amazon are a recent phenomenon, but new Amazon Rainforest tours and sustainable partnerships are helping ...

phys.org/news/2016-10-small-scale-agriculture-threatens-rainforest.html

Oct 14, 2016 ... An extensive study led by a researcher at Lund University in Sweden has mapped the effects of small farmers on the rain forests of Southeast ...