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Deforestation of the Amazon rainforest - Wikipedia, the free ...

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Deforestation of the Amazon rainforest accelerated significantly between 1991 and 2004, ... In parts of the Amazon the poor soil had made plantation-based agriculture unprofitable. The key turning p...

The Impact of Agriculture in the Rainforest - Rainforests

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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 ...

Sustainable Agriculture in Rainforests

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

Our Work in Sustainable Agriculture | Rainforest Alliance

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Agricultural expansion is responsible for 70 percent of global deforestation, and is the single greatest threat to tropical forests. In these biodiversity-rich regions, ...

Tropical Rain Forests Suffer From Impact of Commercial Agriculture ...

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Sep 10, 2014 ... The illegal clearing of land for commercial agriculture is the cause of ... White cattle spread on pastures cultivated in the rain forest next to the ...

Sustainable agriculture in the Amazon - WWF UK

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Agriculture - in particular the production of beef and soya - is the biggest threat to the Amazon rainforest. Cropland in the Brazilian Amazon more than tripled ...

Project Amazonia: Threats - Agriculture and Cattle Ranching - MIT

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Project Amazonia: Threats - Agriculture and Cattle Ranching. Agriculture. The rapid deforestation currently occurring in the Amazon rainforests is not the result of ...

Sustainable Farming In The Amazon Rainforest : Epicure & Culture

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Aug 20, 2013 ... Amazon Rainforest. Farming and agriculture are necessary to human survival. Unfortunately, many regions and countries struggle with a lack of ...

Sustainable farming - Sky Rainforest Rescue

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Sky Rainforest Rescue is helping small-scale local farmers through the Acre state ... The scheme gives local farming families the agricultural and financial ...

Rainforest: Logging, development, farming and mining, HSIE ...

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Visit us for facts on the destruction of the rainforest. Also find info here on rainforest logging, farming, mining & deforestation. Plus, find pics, animations, activities, ...

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Agriculture in the rainforest - Rainforest Information for Kids

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

Amazon Rain Forest, Deforestation, Forest Conservation - National ...

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Farming the Amazon. Pictures: World's Newest ... "Lost World" Found in Australia. Spectacular new species found in remote rain forest. Shooting Owls to Save ...

Farming in the Amazon

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Rollover of the Amazon. (Rollover to Highlight the Amazon Area). Some Quick Facts (ladatco.com): The Amazon is the largest and densest rainforest on earth ...