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Deforestation in the Amazon Rainforest
STOP DEFORESTATION IN THE AMAZON!!!!!
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Almost 150 acres of forest are lost every minute, meaning 78 million acres are lost every year!
20% of the Amazon is already gone and it's estimated that it alone is vanishing at a rate of 20,000 sq miles a year.
This picture shows the untouched forests in the Amazon Rainforest, deforestation up to 1997,and the deforestation from 1998 to 2006.
This is a before and after picture of deforestation in the Amazon Rainforest
57% knew what a rainforest was
26% knew that the Amazon is the largest rainforest
54% knew what animals are in the rainforest
28% knew what animals are endangered in the rainforest and how much oxygen we receive from the rainforest
31% knew what medicines we get from the rainforest
37% knew what a shaman was
28% knew that the rainforest is being destroyed
40% knew that the catsclaw kills cancer cells
Scientific American. "Measuring the Daily Deforestation of the world's Rainforests" 2015. Scientific American, a division of Nature America, Inc. 14 Oct 2015. <www.scientificamerican.com/article/earth-talks-daily-destruction>
Robertson, Guy. "Area and percent of forest in protected areas" fs.fed.us. 29 April 2014. Guy Robertson. 6 Oct 2015. <www.fs.fed.us/research/sustain/criteria-indicators/indicators/indicator-102.php>
Ana Maria Abadom