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Deforestation of the Amazon rainforest - Wikipedia

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Deforestation of the Amazon rainforest accelerated significantly between 1991 and 2004, .... report concludes that imports of crude oil by the US are driving rainforest destruction in the Amazon and...

Rainforest Concern - Why are they being destroyed?

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It is estimated that for each pound of beef produced, 200 square feet of rainforest is destroyed. In the past 20 years Costa Rica has lost the majority of its forests ...

The CAUSES of RAINFOREST DESTRUCTION

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The immediate causes of rainforest destruction are clear. The main causes of total clearance are agriculture and in drier areas, fuelwood collection. The main ...

Amazon Destruction - Rainforests - Mongabay

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Jan 23, 2016 ... Since 1978 over 750,000 square kilometers (289,000 square miles) of Amazon rainforest have been destroyed across Brazil, Peru, Colombia, ...

Deforestation Facts, Deforestation Information, Effects of ...

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Deforestation is clearing Earth's forests on a massive scale, often resulting in ... in forests, and many cannot survive the deforestation that destroys their homes.

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

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Brazil's dilemma: Allow widespread—and profitable—destruction of the rain forest to continue, or intensify conservation efforts.

Rainforest Destruction - Save The Rainforest

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Large areas of rainforest are destroyed in order to remove only a few logs. The heavy machinery used to penetrate the forests and build roads causes extensive  ...

Greenpeace Says Big Brands Destroying Rainforest · Environmental ...

www.environmentalleader.com/2009/06/23/greenpeace-says-big-brands-destroying-rainforest/

Jun 23, 2009 ... Greenpeace Says Big Brands Destroying RainforestBy: Gina Roos. A three-year investigation by Greenpeace into Brazil's cattle industry shows ...

Rainforests - What are the Threats to the Rainforests? | Young ...

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Before humans started destroying the rainforests, they covered 15% of the ... In just the last 50 years, one third of tropical rainforests have been destroyed, 46-58  ...

Measuring the Daily Destruction of the World's Rainforests ...

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Dear EarthTalk: Do you have current facts and figures about how much rainforest is being destroyed each day around the world, and for what purpose(s)? —Teri ...

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RainForest Maker :: Tropical Rainforest Destruction: Reasons and ...

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Rain Forest Maker - RainforestMaker's Mission is to grow back the Earth's rainforests. We are committed to raising awareness, encouraging people to live more ...

Why are rainforests being destroyed? - Rainforest Information for Kids

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Jun 24, 2004 ... Every year an area of rainforest the size of New Jersey is cut down and destroyed . The plants and animals that used to live in these forests ...

11 ways in which our forests are being destroyed - BoliviaBella.com

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Only about 5% of our planet's land cover is rainforest, roughly equivalent to the size of Australia. That may seem like a lot, but our rainforests are being destroyed  ...