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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, reaching an annual forest loss rate of 27,423 km² in 2004. Though the  ...

Rainforest Concern - Why are they being destroyed?

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Many rainforests in Central and South America have been burnt down to make ... and burn farming and is believed to account for 50% of rainforest destruction.

Deforestation: Facts, Causes & Effects - Live Science

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Mar 4, 2015 ... Deforestation, the permanent destruction of forests in order to make the ... Deforestation occurs around the world, though tropical rainforests are ...

The CAUSES of RAINFOREST DESTRUCTION

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"Deforestation, in other words, is an expression of social injustice " - Marcus Colchester. According to Professor Norman Myers, one of the foremost authorities ...

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 ...

Deforestation | Threats | WWF

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But forests around the world are under threat from deforestation, jeopardizing ... Deforestation is a particular concern in tropical rainforests because these forests  ...

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.

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Jun 15, 2014 ... In the past 50 years, millions of hectares of the rainforest in Africa, Asia and South America has been destroyed. The rainforest is destroyed by ...
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Aug 8, 2009 ... This video is a frightening compilation of some videos and photos from the destruction of the amazon. Created for school-project and also to ...
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Mar 15, 2014 ... This video describes the causes and effects of deforestation particularly in the Amazon. It also includes information about rainforest's in general.
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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 ...

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, ...

Rainforest Destruction - Save The Rainforest

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