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ALERT! Brazilian Forest Code Revisions Threaten Amazon Rainforest

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Brazilian Forest Code Revisions Threaten Amazon Rainforest, National Advancement, and Ecological Sustainability. By Ecological Internet's Rainforest Portal. Destroying rainforests destroys agricultural ...


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Global News Roundup: Amazon Deforestation on the Rise Again in Brazil

Global News Roundup: Amazon Deforestation on the Rise Again in Brazil | Deforestation In The Amazon Rainforest | Scoop.it

Amazon deforestation on the rise again in Brazil Deforestation in Brazil’s Amazon accelerated in June, with more than 300 square kilometers destroyed, a 17 percent increase over the previous month, government researchers said Tuesday.


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Save The Rainforest Wildlife | Save The Rainforest

Save The Rainforest Wildlife | Save The Rainforest | Deforestation In The Amazon Rainforest | Scoop.it
Save the rainforest and it's wildlife because 35 species become extinct every day. Learn about their environment and how deforestation affects wildlife.
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In Brazil, Palm Oil Plantations Could Help Preserve the Amazon by Rhett Butler: Yale Environment 360

In Brazil, Palm Oil Plantations Could Help Preserve the Amazon by Rhett Butler: Yale Environment 360 | Deforestation In The Amazon Rainforest | Scoop.it

In recent years, palm oil development in Malaysia and Indonesia has devastated tropical forests there.


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The Extreme Beauty of the Amazon Rainforest in 50 Stunning Photos

The Extreme Beauty of the Amazon Rainforest in 50 Stunning Photos | Deforestation In The Amazon Rainforest | Scoop.it

This is a great link to see the true beauty of The Amazon Rainforest!


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How to Save Tropical Rainforests

How to Save Tropical Rainforests | Deforestation In The Amazon Rainforest | Scoop.it

Five Basic Steps to Saving Rainforests
"TREES" is a concept originally devised for an elementary school audience but serves well as set of principles for saving rainforests and, on a broader scale, ecosystems around the world.
* Teach others about the importance of the environment and how they can help save rainforests.
* Restore damaged ecosystems by planting trees on land where forests have been cut down.
* Encourage people to live in a way that doesn't hurt the environment.
* Establish parks to protect rainforests and wildlife.
* Support companies that operate in ways that minimize damage to the environment.


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Amazon Rain Forest, Deforestation, Forest Conservation - National Geographic Magazine

Amazon Rain Forest, Deforestation, Forest Conservation - National Geographic Magazine | Deforestation In The Amazon Rainforest | Scoop.it
Brazil's dilemma: Allow widespread—and profitable—destruction of the rain forest to continue, or intensify conservation efforts.
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The Struggle For Justice In The Amazon Spans Generations

The Struggle For Justice In The Amazon Spans Generations | Deforestation In The Amazon Rainforest | Scoop.it

It takes an incredible amount of resolve and courage for forest-dwelling peoples and farmers to stand up to one of the largest multinational companies on Earth and prevail. But that’s just what Humberto Piaguaje and the rest of the Ecuadorean plaintiffs did when the verdict came down in February finding Chevron guilty of its pollution in the Ecuadorean Amazon and ordering the company to pay $18 billion to clean it up.

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Last of the Amazon - National Geographic Magazine

Last of the Amazon - National Geographic Magazine | Deforestation In The Amazon Rainforest | Scoop.it

Brazil's dilemma: Allow widespread—and profitable—destruction of the rain forest to continue, or intensify conservation efforts.  This article really shows the reality for the tribes that call the Amazon HOME.

 

 

 

 

 

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Illegal Mining Rises in Amazon Rainforest as Gold Prices Reach ...

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With gold prices hitting a record this year as a debt crisis drives investors into commodities, illegal mining of the precious metal has risen in the mineral-rich rainforests of South America, especially in Peru, Brazil, Guyana, ...

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Save the Amazon Rainforest | Amazon River - Rainforest Animals

Save the Amazon Rainforest | Amazon River - Rainforest Animals | Deforestation In The Amazon Rainforest | Scoop.it

Information about the amazon rainforest, its people, places of interest, the amazon river, amazonia, and how you can help the rainforest...


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Connecting the Amazon Rainforest - The Network: Cisco's Technology News Site

Connecting the Amazon Rainforest - The Network: Cisco's Technology News Site | Deforestation In The Amazon Rainforest | Scoop.it
A Brazilian nonprofit is using broadband to bring distance learning, telemedicine and opportunities to the jungle to help reduce deforestation.
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Brazil vote sparks fears for future of rainforest - CNN.com

Brazil vote sparks fears for future of rainforest - CNN.com | Deforestation In The Amazon Rainforest | Scoop.it
Brazil stands at a crossroads in its efforts to preserve the Amazon rainforest, as the government considers controversial legislation governing land use.
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Journalists Map Deforestation in the Amazon Rainforest

Journalists Map Deforestation in the Amazon Rainforest | Deforestation In The Amazon Rainforest | Scoop.it

Journalists and communicators from around the Amazon region explored the area’s biodiversity, the causes of deforestation and how to use Google mapping tools to explain it all in an innovative workshop carried out last week by Internews, O Eco and the Articulación Regional Amazónica (ARA).


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Deforestation in Amazon rainforests - allvoices

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Deforestation in Amazon rainforestsallvoicesBy sarah1 The deforestation in the Amazon rainforests is threatening the ecosystem.

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MAP OF THE DAY: The World's Most Extreme Deforestation

MAP OF THE DAY: The World's Most Extreme Deforestation | Deforestation In The Amazon Rainforest | Scoop.it

This Map shows Brazil at Extreme Risk for Deforestation.  As we learned in Geography class maps can highlight important infomation and give us a better understanding. 


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Give to Rainforest Action Network

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Your support will make an enormous difference in the year ahead as RAN takes on the most destructive industries in the world, from fossil fuels to banking to timber.
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Biodiversity: Amazon frogs galore

Biodiversity: Amazon frogs galore | Deforestation In The Amazon Rainforest | Scoop.it

The number of frog species living in the Amazon basin could be several times greater than currently recognized.


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Amazon rainforest, Amazon rainforest facts, Amazon rainforest wildlife

Amazon rainforest, Amazon rainforest facts, Amazon rainforest wildlife | Deforestation In The Amazon Rainforest | Scoop.it

This site gives you detailed information about historical and natural wonders of the world like Amazon Rainforest.


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ALERT! Brazilian Forest Code Revisions Threaten Amazon Rainforest

ALERT! Brazilian Forest Code Revisions Threaten Amazon Rainforest | Deforestation In The Amazon Rainforest | Scoop.it

Brazilian Forest Code Revisions Threaten Amazon Rainforest, National Advancement, and Ecological Sustainability. By Ecological Internet's Rainforest Portal. Destroying rainforests destroys agricultural ...


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| Google’s Amazon Rainforest Street View Is Ready For You To Explore

| Google’s Amazon Rainforest Street View Is Ready For You To Explore | Deforestation In The Amazon Rainforest | Scoop.it

Back in August, Google announced that it was teaming up with nonprofit Foundation for a Sustainable Amazon to map a small section of the massive Rio Negro river (tributary of the Amazon) near Manaus.


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The Amazon Rainforest

The Amazon Rainforest | Deforestation In The Amazon Rainforest | Scoop.it
Described as “The Lungs of the Planet”, the Amazon rainforest is the world’s largest natural resource being a key player in what the health of our planet is concerned.

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Where are Tropical Rainforests

Where are Tropical Rainforests | Deforestation In The Amazon Rainforest | Scoop.it
Tropical rainforests are areas that receive much rain and overgrown by dense trees. Tropical rainforests are located in tropical regions around the equator, which is the area which has only two seasons of the year: the dry and ...

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Rise in deforestation in the Amazon Rainforest | Demotix.com

Rise in deforestation in the Amazon Rainforest | Demotix.com | Deforestation In The Amazon Rainforest | Scoop.it

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