AMAZON RAINFOREST DESTRUCTION

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Destruction of Amazon Rainforest

Some of the reasons for the destruction for the rainforest are cattle ranching, logging, farming, mining, oil, and land. Cattle ranching and logging are the biggest reasons. Cattle ranching destroys land for farming and logging destroys land for greed. They either burn it or cut it down for their company.
Amazon Rainforest deforestation
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Deforestation🚫

The graph encima de shows the deforestation in the Amazon from 1991 to 2005.

Info Cited

En.wikepedia.org

Rainforestmaker:tropicalrainforestdestructioninternational 2015

10/5/15


"Amazon destruction" Rhett Butler published 2010-2014

10-6-15


lflscience.com published September 23-2014

10-6-15

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Most of human history, deforestation in the Amazon was primarily the product of subsistence farmers who cut down trees to produce crops for their families and local consumption. Durning the past 40 years, close to 20% of the Amazon rain forest has been cut down more than in all the previous 450 years since European colonization began. Since 1978 over 750,000 square kilometers 1,289,000 square miles of amazonrainforest has been distroyed across Brasil, Peru, Colombia, Bolivia, Venezuela, Suriname, Guyana, and French Guaina. Harvesting of timber to produce wood and paper products. Clearing land for farms, cash-crops, plantations, and cattle ranching.
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