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DEFORESTATION OF THE AMAZON FOREST.

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Giva Leal

on 6 April 2014

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Transcript of DEFORESTATION OF THE AMAZON FOREST.

CAUSES OF DEFORESTATION
IMPORTANCE OF THE RAINFOREST

CAUSES OF THE DEFORESTATION

EFFECTS OF DEFORESTATION

POSSIBLE SOLUTIONS
OUTLINE
IMPORTANCE OF THE RAINFOREST
DEFORESTATION OF THE AMAZON FOREST
Giva
References
http://www.ucsusa.org/global_warming/solutions/stop-deforestation/brazils-reduction-deforestation.html
http://www.greenpeace.org/usa/en/campaigns/forests/solutions-to-deforestation/
http://www.mongabay.com/saving_brazils_forests.html
http://www.livescience.com/27692-deforestation.html
Over 20% of Earth's oxygen;

Over ⅔ of all the fresh water.
Biodiversity
Livestock activity
1991-2000 has increased from 415 mill to 587 mill km²
91% of land deforested since 1970, is used for livestock
Building roads
Human settlement
Valuable hardwoods
Greenhouse Effect
Global Warming
Reduced biodiversity
EFFECTS OF DEFORESTATION
Life quality

Reforestation
Protection of the area from foreign influence

POSSIBLE SOLUTIONS
Sustainable consumption
70% of the world’s plants and animals live in forests
negative consequences for medicinal research and local populations
All of these factors can have adverse effects on local economies.
Increased flooding,
lack of quality water,
causes many locals migrate to cities that lack infrastructure for them.
Victoria Amazonica
Toucan
Golden lion tamarin
Thank you!
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