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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.

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, ...

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

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According to the United Nations's Food and Agriculture Organization, overall tropical deforestation rates this decade are 8.5 percent higher than during the ...

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Jun 15, 2014 ... Cattle Ranching in Amazon HD: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cFp2G... Mining in Peru&Brazil-Negative effects on humans and nature ...

Tropical Deforestation : Feature Articles - NASA Earth Observatory

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Mar 30, 2007 ... Deforestation will have increasingly serious consequences for biodiversity, ... Tropical forests include dense rainforests, where rainfall is ...

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  ...

Deforestation: Facts, Causes & Effects - Live Science

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Mar 4, 2015 ... Deforestation occurs around the world, though tropical rainforests are particularly targeted. NASA predicts that if current deforestation levels ...

Rainforest Facts - Wealth of the Rainforest

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Dec 21, 2012 ... Rainforests are being destroyed because the value of rainforest land is perceived as only the value of its timber by short-sighted governments, ...

Rainforest destruction in Africa | Greenpeace International

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Apr 11, 2007 ... The Congo rainforest is the life support system for millions of people in the 'green heart' of Africa. In the Democratic Republic of the Congo ...

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

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When we think of rainforests, most of us think of the tropics – those forests between the Tropic of Cancer and Tropic of Capricorn, including South America.

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 ...

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.