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Deforestation (Global Environmental Change (Paperback)) by Margaret Edwards

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Published by National Science Teachers Association .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Juvenile Nonfiction,
  • Education / Teaching,
  • Children: Young Adult (Gr. 7-9),
  • Secondary,
  • Teaching Methods & Materials - Science & Technology,
  • Science & Nature - Environmental Science & Ecology

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages64
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL11117014M
ISBN 100873551583
ISBN 109780873551588

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  At the root of the problem: the best books about deforestation Novelist Richard Powers, Nobel winner Wangari Maathai and Amazonian shaman Davi Kopenawa: five books .   Studies from around the world showcase both the positive and the negative impacts that development projects can have. This book explores the various consequences of resource management within the forestry industry. Throughout, pros and cons of development and deforestation are presented in order to represent both sides and provoke a debate/discussion.5/5(1).   Deforestation and Land Use in the Amazon is an authoritative analysis of the socioeconomic and biophysical factors operating at local, national, and global levels that serve to promote deforestation in this delicate region. The leading scholars and specialists in this volume, from both Latin America and the United States, present a uniquely 4/5(1).   The rate of deforestation in the Amazon rainforest has risen to its highest level in 11 years, according to Brazilian government data released Monday.

deforestation Jungle In Peril Mommy, Is this our new home? Yes but there are too many trees here, but don't worry, we will clear a part of the forest s.   Deforestation of the Amazon has soared under cover of the coronavirus An NBC News analysis of satellite imagery captured by the European Space Agency shows areas where trees were recently taken down. Introduction. Deforestation is one of the consequences of human growth (increase in population) and human development. Now, deforestation plays a critical role in climate change because the Earth’s forests are shrinking in size and allowing more carbon dioxide in the atmosphere causing the planet to . Amazon is the biggest deforestation front in the world and interventions are urgently needed to prevent a large-scale, irreversible ecological disaster. WWF estimates that 27 per cent – more than a quarter – of the Amazon biome will be without trees by if the current rate of deforestation continues.

Deforestation is the conversion of forest to an alternative permanent non-forested land use such as agriculture, grazing or urban development (van Kooten and Bulte, ). Deforestation is primarily a concern for the de veloping countries of the tropics (Myers, )File Size: KB. 3 The Climate Institute| Deforestation and Climate Change Unfortunately, this is a short term solution. The soil only stays nutrient rich for so long, about two years11, after this time, the nutrients from the burned biomass are used this happens, farmers pack up and move on to the next section of the rainforest, leaving their farmland behind forFile Size: KB. Concerns over Brazil's Amazon rain forests, which shrank by about 18% in the last century due to deforestation, have been growing steadily in Brazil and worldwide: The Amazon is home to between one-third and one-half of the world's remaining tropical forest land. Ending deforestation is our best chance to conserve wildlife and defend the rights of forest communities. On top of that, it’s one of the quickest and most cost effective ways to curb global warming. That’s why we’re campaigning for a deforestation-free future.