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

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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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 ...

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 ...

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  ...

Greenpeace: McDonald's Fueling Rainforest Destruction | Fox News

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Apr 7, 2006 ... Greenpeace said that restaurant chain McDonald's is fueling the destruction of the Amazon rainforest through its demand for soybeans to feed ...

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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 ...
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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 ...

Deforestation Facts, Deforestation Information, Effects of ...

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Modern-Day Plague. Deforestation is clearing Earth's forests on a massive scale, often resulting in damage to the quality of the land. Forests still cover about 30 ...

Why are rainforests being destroyed? - Rainforest Information for Kids

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Jun 24, 2004 ... Humans are the main cause of rainforest destruction. We are cutting down rainforests for many reasons, including: wood for both timber and ...