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...
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 ...
Jul 22, 2012 ... Saving Rainforests Through Sustainable Agricultural Development.
Agricultural expansion is responsible for 70 percent of global deforestation, and
is the single greatest threat to tropical forests. In these biodiversity-rich regions, ...
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 ...
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. Agriculture. The
rapid deforestation currently occurring in the Amazon rainforests is not the result
Aug 20, 2013 ... Amazon Rainforest. Farming and agriculture are necessary to human survival.
Unfortunately, many regions and countries struggle with a lack of ...
Sky Rainforest Rescue is helping small-scale local farmers through the Acre state
... The scheme gives local farming families the agricultural and financial ...
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