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Did you know that old phones are being used for tropical rainforest surveillance...

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Did you know that old phones are being used for tropical rainforest surveillance?, October 21, 2015, By Luis D., PhoneArena.com, We all live on the same planet and suffer the global consequenc READ MORE
http://www.phonearena.com/news/Did-you-know-that-old-phones-are-being-...

Busting the Forest Myths: People as Part of the Solution

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Busting the Forest Myths: People as Part of the Solution February 12, 2012, By Fred Pearce, Yale Environment 360, Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies "The long-held contention that READ MORE
http://e360.yale.edu/feature/busting_the_forest_myths_people_as_part_o...

Why the Amazon rainforest is burning

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Why the Amazon rainforest is burning 30 December 2011 BBC News A 01:52 minute video and brief article. READ MORE
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-16354036

Winning the war on Amazon deforestation

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Winning the war on Amazon deforestation BBC Newsnight By Justin Rowlatt, reportor A 14 minute video "on how Brazil is waging war on deforestation of the Amazon rainforest, with some dramatic resu READ MORE
http://www.bbc.com/news/magazine-16295830

Is Brazil Destroying The Amazon For Energy?

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Is Brazil Destroying The Amazon For Energy? Kenneth Rapoza, Contributor Forbes.com "For environmentalists, it's possibly a deal with the devil. For government conservation groups with boots on READ MORE
http://www.forbes.com/sites/kenrapoza/2012/02/27/is-brazil-destroying-...

Using DNA in Fight Against Illegal Logging

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Using DNA in Fight Against Illegal Logging Released: 6/30/2011, Source: University of Adelaide, Newswise.com "Advances in DNA 'fingerprinting' and other genetic techniques led by Adelaide res READ MORE
http://www.newswise.com/articles/view/578289

As Roads Spread in Rainforests, The Environmental Toll Grows

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As Roads Spread in Rainforests, The Environmental Toll Grows January 19, 2012 Opinion By William Laurance, for Environment 360, Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies "From Brazil to READ MORE
http://e360.yale.edu/feature/as_roads_spread_in_tropical_rain_forests_...

How the Destruction of Rainforests is Contributing to the Rise of Malaria

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How the Destruction of Rainforests is Contributing to the Rise of Malaria, By Karl Fibricius, Scribol staff, "Conserving the world's rainforests could be vital in stopping the spread of this dead READ MORE
http://scribol.com/news-destruction-rainforests-contributing-rise-mala...

Photos of rainforest destruction in Belize

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Photos of rainforest destruction in Belize By Rhett A. Butler Mongabay.com Wonderful photos of slash and burn and rainforests cleared for other agriculture purposes. READ MORE
http://travel.mongabay.com/belize/indexes/rainforest%20destruction1.ht...

Pictures of deforestation in Gabon

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Pictures of deforestation in Gabon By Rhett A. Butler Mongabay.com Pictures of deforestation observed on a trip to Gabon in May-June 2006; click to enlarge. READ MORE
http://travel.mongabay.com/gabon/topics/deforestation.html

Pulp plantations destroying Sumatra's rainforests

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Pulp plantations destroying Sumatra's rainforests mongabay.com November 30, 2010 Indonesia's push to become the world's largest supplier of palm oil and a major pulp and paper exporter has tak READ MORE
http://news.mongabay.com/2010/1130-sumatra_deforestation.html

Logging concession could extinguish endangered Sumatran elephant population

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Logging concession could extinguish endangered Sumatran elephant population By Jeremy Hance mongabay.com November 30, 2010 Local conservationists are urging the Indonesian government to halt READ MORE
http://news.mongabay.com/2010/1130-hance_sumatran_elephant.html

Brazil's largest national bank signs zero deforestation pact for Amazon soy

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Brazil's largest national bank signs zero deforestation pact for Amazon soy mongabay.com December 03, 2010 Banco do Brasil, Brazil's largest state-owned bank, announced it has joined a zero de READ MORE
http://news.mongabay.com/2010/1202-banco_do_brasil_soy.html

2,700 sq km of Brazil's most endangered rainforest destroyed in 8 years

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2,700 sq km of Brazil's most endangered rainforest destroyed in 8 years mongabay.com December 03, 2010 270,000 hectares of the Mata Atlantica, Brazil's most threatened ecosystem, was cleared b READ MORE
http://news.mongabay.com/2010/1203-mata_atlantica.html

Biggest private funder of Amazon conservation teams with Google and scientists t...

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Biggest private funder of Amazon conservation teams with Google and scientists to develop earth monitoring platform Rhett A. Butler, mongabay.com December 18, 2009 The Gordon and Betty Moore F READ MORE
http://news.mongabay.com/2009/1218-moore_solorzano_google.html

Google lends its massive computing cloud in fight against deforestation

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Google lends its massive computing cloud in fight against deforestation mongabay.com December 03, 2010 Google officially launched Earth Engine, a technology platform that enables scientists us READ MORE
http://news.mongabay.com/2010/1203-google_earth_engine.html

Deforestation of the Amazon is uncovering Geoglyphs

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Deforestation of the Amazon is uncovering Geoglyphs January 4, 2010 Google Earth Blog 700 years ago, for reasons that are still unknown, ancient people sculpted hundreds of geoglyphs in the Ama READ MORE
http://www.gearthblog.com/blog/archives/2010/01/deforestation_of_the_a...

Tour of the proposed Belo Monte Dam Complex

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Tour of the proposed Belo Monte Dam Complex August 31, 2010 Google Earth Blog Google has just released a very impressive tour showing the potential repercussions of the proposed Belo Monte Dam READ MORE
http://www.gearthblog.com/blog/archives/2010/08/tour_of_the_proposed_b...

Defending the Rivers of the Amazon, with Sigourney Weaver

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Defending the Rivers of the Amazon, with Sigourney Weaver AmazonWatch | August 29, 2010 Video length: 10:40. READ MORE
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Brazil to auction off large blocks of Amazon rainforest for logging

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Brazil to auction off large blocks of Amazon rainforest for logging Rhett A. Butler, mongabay.com October 12, 2010 Brazil will auction large blocks of the Amazon rainforest to private timber c READ MORE
http://news.mongabay.com/2010/1012-brazil_privatization.html

Oil Pipeline Threatens Isolated Tribes In Peruvian Rainforest

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Oil Pipeline Threatens Isolated Tribes In Peruvian Rainforest posted by: Beth Buczynski Care 2 make a difference Major oil companies have begun work on an oil pipeline near Loreto, Peru that coul READ MORE
http://www.care2.com/causes/oil-pipeline-threatens-isolated-peruvian-t...

The Nestle example: how responsible companies could end deforestation

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The Nestle example: how responsible companies could end deforestation Jeremy Hance mongabay.com October 06, 2010 An interview with Scott Poynton of The Forest Trust. READ MORE
http://news.mongabay.com/2010/1005-hance_poynton.html

Photos: Massive logjam in Borneo blocks Malaysia's longest river

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Photos: Massive logjam in Borneo blocks Malaysia's longest river mongabay.com October 10, 2010 A massive 50-km-long (30-mi) logjam has blocked the Rajang river in Sarawak, Malaysian Borneo, br READ MORE
http://news.mongabay.com/2010/1009-logjam_sarawak.html

Corporations, conservation, and the green movement

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Corporations, conservation, and the green movement Rhett A. Butler, mongabay.com October 21, 2010 The rise of industrial deforestation and its implications for conservation. The image of rai READ MORE
http://news.mongabay.com/2010/1021-corporations_conservation.html

Foreign corporations devastating Papua New Guinea rainforests

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Foreign corporations devastating Papua New Guinea rainforests Jeremy Hance mongabay.com October 21, 2010 A letter in Nature from seven top scientists warns that Papua New Guinea's accessible READ MORE
http://news.mongabay.com/2010/1021-hance_png_forests.html

The $1M bed: why Madagascar's rainforests are being destroyed

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The $1M bed: why Madagascar's rainforests are being destroyed Rhett A. Butler, wildmadagascar.org October 26, 2010 Consumer demand for rosewood furniture and musical instruments is driving ill READ MORE
http://news.mongabay.com/2010/1026-madagascar_rosewood_eia-gw.html

A Temperate RainForest - YouTube

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A Temperate RainForest - YouTube jedicarson | October 13, 2007 Video length: 08:30. READ MORE
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Cattle Ranching's Impact on Rainforests

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Cattle Ranching's Impact on Rainforests, By Rhett Butler, Mongabay.com, "The majority of the commercial destruction in the Amazon Basin from the 1960s to early 1990s was not due to logging or min READ MORE
http://rainforests.mongabay.com/0812.htm

Burger King Drops Controversial Palm Oil Supplier

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Burger King Drops Controversial Palm Oil Supplier By GreenBiz Staff Published September 03, 2010 Burger King has become the latest company to stop buying palm oil from an embattled Indonesian c READ MORE
http://www.greenbiz.com/news/2010/09/03/burger-king-drops-controversia...

Timberland Pledges to Clean Up Leather Supply Chain

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Timberland Pledges to Clean Up Leather Supply Chain By GreenBiz Staff July 29, 2009 STRATHAM, NH - Timberland is now the second footwear company to craft a policy that will ensure its leather su READ MORE
http://www.greenbiz.com/news/2009/07/29/timberland-pledges-clean-leath...

Maya Lin - Unchopping a Tree

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Maya Lin - Unchopping a Tree by What is Missing? Foundation Great video; worth watching. Video length: 03:17. READ MORE
http://vimeo.com/8128504

Can Brazil Save the Amazon?

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Can Brazil Save the Amazon? By Marc Gunther July 20, 2010 Greenbiz.com Environmentalists have labored for decades to protect the impossibly vast rainforests of the Amazon, which make up more t READ MORE
http://www.greenbiz.com/blog/2010/07/20/can-brazil-save-amazon

Is There a Greener Side to Drilling for Oil?

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Is There a Greener Side to Drilling for Oil? By Marc Gunther Published July 20, 2010 GreenBiz.com Can an industrial development deep in the Amazon that has 70 working oil wells, five drilling READ MORE
http://www.greenbiz.com/blog/2010/07/20/is-there-greener-side-drilling...

Nike's New Leather Policy: No Sourcing From Amazon Rainforest

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Nike's New Leather Policy: No Sourcing From Amazon Rainforest By GreenBiz Staff Published July 22, 2009 Following a report by Greenpeace calling out a number of companies whose supply chains have READ MORE
http://www.greenbiz.com/news/2009/07/22/nikes-new-leather-policy-no-so...

The Amazon's Real-World Laboratory for Sustainable Livelihoods

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The Amazon's Real-World Laboratory for Sustainable Livelihoods By Marc Gunther Published July 22, 2010 GreenBiz.com An article on sustainable livelihoods. READ MORE
http://www.greenbiz.com/blog/2010/07/22/amazons-real-world-laboratory-...

Are Your Cheeseburgers Causing Deforestation?

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Are Your Cheeseburgers Causing Deforestation? By Marc Gunther Published July 27, 2010 GreenBiz.com What can justify cutting down thousands of trees in the Amazon? READ MORE
http://www.greenbiz.com/blog/2010/07/27/are-your-cheeseburgers-causing...

General Mills Shifting to 100% Sustainable Palm Oil by 2015

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General Mills Shifting to 100% Sustainable Palm Oil by 2015 By GreenBiz Staff Published September 23, 2010 MINNEAPOLIS, MN - General Mills became on Tuesday the latest company to declare it would READ MORE
http://www.greenbiz.com/news/2010/09/23/general-mills-100-sustainable-...

Borneo's majestic rainforest is being killed by the timber mafia

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Borneo's majestic rainforest is being killed by the timber mafia Tracy McVeigh in West Kalimantan, Borneo The Observer Sunday 24 October 2010 Felling trees to meet British demand for garden fu READ MORE
http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2010/oct/24/borneo-indonesia-rainfores...

Paradise Lost - Illegal logging in the Paradise Rainforests

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Paradise Lost - Illegal logging in the Paradise Rainforests Greenpeace International Photographs and story by Jeremy Sutton-Hibbert Papau New Guinea's remote location suits illegal and unethica READ MORE
http://www.greenpeace.org/international/en/multimedia/photo-essays/Par...

55% of the Amazon may be lost by 2030

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55% of the Amazon may be lost by 2030 Rhett A. Butler, mongabay.com January 23, 2008 But carbon-for-conservation initiatives could slow deforestation Cattle ranching, industrial soy farming, and READ MORE
https://news.mongabay.com/2008/01/55-of-the-amazon-may-be-lost-by-2030...

Amazon Logging Twice as Heavy as Thought, Images Show

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Amazon Logging Twice as Heavy as Thought, Images Show James Owen for National Geographic News October 20, 2005 Damage to the Amazon rain forest has been underestimated by half, according to ne READ MORE
http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2005/10/1020_051020_amazon.htm...

Logging in the Amazon

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Logging in the Amazon November 21, 2005 Greenpeace International Illegal and predatory logging plays a central role in the destruction of the Amazon. It is now generally accepted that illegal l READ MORE
http://www.greenpeace.org/international/en/campaigns/forests/amazon/lo...

Amazon Rainforest Biodiversity - What a Wonderful World

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Amazon Rainforest Biodiversity - What a Wonderful World By aladd04, May 26, 2009, YouTube.com, Video length: 03:14. READ MORE
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How rain forest destruction affects you

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How rain forest destruction affects you By Brendan Mahoney The Pendulum Online Elon University This article discusses how rain forest destruction affects everyone, not just the people who are READ MORE
http://www.elon.edu/e-web/pendulum/Issues/2006/08_31/opinions/rainfore...

Saving the Philippine Rainforests of Mt. Apo

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Saving the Philippine Rainforests of Mt. Apo, Written by avidfinalcut8, Scribol staff, Photos and text depicting the degradation of rainforests in the Philippines. The good news is, several group READ MORE
http://scribol.com/environment/saving-the-philippine-rainforests-of-mt...

Last of the Amazon

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Last of the Amazon Photographs by Alex Webb National Geographic Nothing like excellent photos that tell the story! Brazil's dilemma: Allow widespread - and profitable - destruction of the rain READ MORE
http://ngm.nationalgeographic.com/2007/01/amazon-rain-forest/webb-phot...

Anatomy of a rainforest

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Anatomy of a rainforest December 2007 BBC News BBC News science correspondent David Shukman has been looking at the effects of deforestation on Borneo's rainforests. Visit the web site for t READ MORE
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/science/nature/7127687.stm

The Amazon Rainforest - The Evils of Deforestation Video

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The Amazon Rainforest - The Evils of Deforestation By TheSmoothCriminal YouTube.com Video length: 02:25. READ MORE
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Rain Forest Crisis Overview

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Rain Forest Crisis Overview Liza's Reef Photographs, information, and links to other resources on deforestation. READ MORE
http://www.lizasreef.com/HOPE%20FOR%20THE%20RAIN%20FORESTS/rain_forest...

Deforestation Overview: What is Deforestation?

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Deforestation Overview: What is Deforestation? By Larry West ThoughtCo., Deforestation questions and answers. READ MORE
https://www.thoughtco.com/overview-of-deforestation-1203589

Peru's rainforest: oil and gas run through it

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Peru's rainforest: oil and gas run through it By Kelly Hearn | Correspondent of The Christian Science Monitor May 7, 2007 edition Indigenous groups are threatened as Peru gears up for an energ READ MORE
http://www.csmonitor.com/2007/0507/p04s01-woam.html

Rain Forest Is Losing Ground Faster in Amazon, Photos Show

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Rain Forest Is Losing Ground Faster in Amazon, Photos Show By TONY SMITH Published: Saturday, June 28, 2003 SAO PAULO, Brazil, June 27 ? Newly released satellite images show that the Amazon rain READ MORE
http://www.nytimes.com/2003/06/28/international/americas/28BRAZ.html

Slash and Burn Agriculture

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Slash and Burn Agriculture From Colin Stief, ThoughtCo., Slash and Burn Can Contribute to Envirnonmental Problems Geography of Slash and Burn Agriculture Places where open land for farming i READ MORE
https://www.thoughtco.com/slash-and-burn-agriculture-p2-1435798

Why rainforest does not regenerate after total clearing

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Why rainforest does not regenerate after total clearing By Rhett Butler Wildmadagascar.org When large areas of rainforest are cleared without leaving surrounding forest the area is unlikely to READ MORE
http://www.wildmadagascar.org/overview/rainforests3.html

Amazon Conservation Association, Photos, Threats

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Amazon Conservation Association, Photos, Threats Visit the web site for causes of deforestation. READ MORE
http://www.amazonconservation.org/photos/threats.html

Extinction risk for Amazonian plants may be lower than previously estimated

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Extinction risk for Amazonian plants may be lower than previously estimated mongabay.com July 06, 2009 Five to nine percent of the Amazon's 40,000 known species of plants will be at risk of ext READ MORE
http://news.mongabay.com/2009/0706-plant_extinction_amazon.html

Are rainforests still worth saving? A look at why rainforests are important

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Are rainforests still worth saving? A look at why rainforests are important Editorial by Rhett Butler, mongabay.com April 20, 2005 Rainforests around the world still continue to fall. Does it rea READ MORE
http://news.mongabay.com/2005/0420-rhett_butler.html

The debate: Will tropical species survive?

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The debate: Will tropical species survive? January 16, 2009 Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute The ongoing debate about the future of the world's tropical rainforests was the central them READ MORE
http://www.stri.org/english/about_stri/headline_news/news/article.php....

Rain Forest Destruction

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Rain Forest Destruction One of Humanity's Deepest Spiritual Crises of Modern Times By Irina Ignatova We learn from Columbia Encyclopedia that in very early times forests covered virtually the wh READ MORE
http://www.tropical-rainforest-animals.com/Rain-Forest-Destruction.htm...

Logging in the Rainforest

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Logging in the Rainforest By Rhett Butler Mongabay.com Logging is one of the most prominent and best-known forms of rainforest degradation and destruction. Despite improved logging techniques READ MORE
http://rainforests.mongabay.com/0807.htm

Illegal logging and the heart of darkness

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Illegal logging and the heart of darkness April 22, 2003 Greenpeace.org Amsterdam, Netherlands — Imagine looking up and seeing a thick canopy every shade of green, rays of sunlight streaming READ MORE
http://www.greenpeace.org/international/news/illegal-logging-in-camero...

Amazon Rainforest Deforestation

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Amazon Rainforest Deforestation Amazon-rainforest.org There are many threats reasons the Amazon rainforest is being destroyed, but if you take a closer look all of them share the same principle, READ MORE
http://www.amazon-rainforest.org/destruction.html

Photo Gallery: Rain Forest Deforestation

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Photo Gallery: Rain Forest Deforestation Nationalgeographic.com Visit the web site for photos. READ MORE
http://environment.nationalgeographic.com/environment/photos/rainfores...

Pirate logging out of control in Madagascar's rainforest

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Pirate logging out of control in Madagascar's rainforest Published by Jim March 23, 2009 Desdemona Despair Blog Armed gangs are logging rosewood and other valuable hardwoods from Marojejy an READ MORE
http://desdemonadespair.blogspot.com/2009/03/pirate-logging-out-of-con...

Regrowing Borneo's Rainforest--Tree by Tree

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Regrowing Borneo's Rainforest--Tree by Tree By Jane Braxton Little Scientific American "To save orangutans, scientist Willie Smits is restoring a rain forest-and creating new livelihoods for the READ MORE
http://www.sciam.com/article.cfm...

Photos of deforestation in Belize

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Photos of deforestation in Belize Photos by Rhett A. Butler mongabay.com Visit the web site to see photos. READ MORE
http://travel.mongabay.com/belize/indexes/deforestation1.html

Issues in Global Education - What is Deforestation?

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Issues in Global Education What is Deforestation? By Guest Editor, Don Bragaw Critical to our global survival must be an emphasis upon resource depletion and environmental degradation or pollutio READ MORE
http://www.globaled.org/issues/152/a.html

The Global Impact of Rainforest Deforestation

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The Global Impact of Rainforest Deforestation WebEcoist.com Did you know that today only about 3 percent America's original rainforests remain? The fate of the world's rainforests isn't much bette READ MORE
http://webecoist.com/2008/11/29/rainforests-deforestation/

YouTube - Amazon Rainforest Deforestation

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Amazon Rainforest Deforestation YouTube.com Video length: 02:16. READ MORE
http://www.youtube.com/watch...

Tropical Deforestation

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Tropical Deforestation by Rebecca Lindsey design by Robert Simmon March 30, 2007 Earth Observatory NASA Goddard Space Flight Center Stretching out from the equator on all Earth's land surfa READ MORE
http://earthobservatory.nasa.gov/Features/Deforestation/

Congo Deforestation

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Congo Deforestation by Rhett A. Butler Mongabay.com Deforestation in the Congo Rainforest The Congo Rainforest is one of the world's most threatened ecosystems. Commercial logging, clearing fo READ MORE
http://rainforests.mongabay.com/congo/deforestation.html

Forces Behind the Loss of Tropical Rainforests

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Forces Behind the Loss of Tropical Rainforests Rhett A. Butler Mongabay.com A WORLD Imperiled: FORCES BEHIND FOREST LOSS As the first seven sections of this site have described, tropical rain READ MORE
http://rainforests.mongabay.com/0801.htm

The Causes of Rainforest Destruction

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The Causes of Rainforest Destruction Rainforest Information Centre Educational Supplement RainforestInfo.org The following issues are discussed: 1. Immediate Causes Logging Agricultu READ MORE
http://www.rainforestinfo.org.au/background/causes.htm

Amazon Conservation - Deforestation

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Amazon Conservation - Deforestation JunglePHotos.com Most of what we hear about the Amazon concerns deforestation and the frightening pace with which this is taking place. You come across all so READ MORE
http://www.junglephotos.com/amazon/amconservation/deforestation/defore...
Rainforest deforestation is caused by several factors including logging, cattle ranching, and agriculture. Indigenous people have had their land stolen by companies and governments and receive nothing in return. They move around following roads crated by companies doing the logging and clearning and find other land in the rainforest to cultivate. Due to poor soil and agriculture practices, the value of cash crops goes down after a few years causing the people to move again.
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