HOW AGRICULTURAL DEVELOPMENT IS DESTROYING THE AMAZON RAINFOREST<br /><ul><li>DISAPPEARING FORESTS
CLIMATE CHANGE
INFRINGEMENT ON NATURAL  AREAS</li></ul>     FOR AGRICULTURAL LAND AND FORESTRY<br /><ul><li>POPULATION PRESSURE</li></li>...
Declarefragileareas as protectedzones<br />Enforcelawsagainstpoaching -<br />    (Poaching is the illegal taking of wild p...
Adjacent<br />Authentic<br />Confront<br />Devastate<br />Found<br />Fraud<br />Harmony<br />Secluded<br />Supplement<br /...
Thepassagedescribesconflictingviews of development in the Amazon region.<br />EXPORT<br />PRODUCTION<br />THE THREE COMMOD...
Governor of Amazonian state Mato Grasso also owns world's largest soybean producer. Helped make soy Brazil's No. 1 export;...
THE TWO MAIN MODELS OF DEVELOPMENT  IN THE AMAZON<br />Big Business                            <br />Environmentalism<br />
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  1. 1. HOW AGRICULTURAL DEVELOPMENT IS DESTROYING THE AMAZON RAINFOREST<br /><ul><li>DISAPPEARING FORESTS
  2. 2. CLIMATE CHANGE
  3. 3. INFRINGEMENT ON NATURAL AREAS</li></ul> FOR AGRICULTURAL LAND AND FORESTRY<br /><ul><li>POPULATION PRESSURE</li></li></ul><li>DOROTHY STANG<br />
  4. 4. Declarefragileareas as protectedzones<br />Enforcelawsagainstpoaching -<br /> (Poaching is the illegal taking of wild plants or <br />animals contrary to local and international <br />conservation and wildlife management laws.)<br />Listareas as UNESCO World Heritagesites.<br />
  5. 5. Adjacent<br />Authentic<br />Confront<br />Devastate<br />Found<br />Fraud<br />Harmony<br />Secluded<br />Supplement<br />Taunt<br />
  6. 6. Thepassagedescribesconflictingviews of development in the Amazon region.<br />EXPORT<br />PRODUCTION<br />THE THREE COMMODITIES – (COMMODITY)-meta<br />SOY - BEEF - TIMBER <br />THE PORTION OF EXPORTS<br />TRENDS AND PATTERNS FOR EACH COMMODITY IN BRASIL – The Chart With Bar Graphs<br />How doeseach trend relatetoproblemsmentioned in thereading ?<br />
  7. 7. Governor of Amazonian state Mato Grasso also owns world's largest soybean producer. Helped make soy Brazil's No. 1 export; accused of tearing down rainforest, awarded Greenpeace's "Golden Chainsaw Award" in 2005.<br />
  8. 8. THE TWO MAIN MODELS OF DEVELOPMENT IN THE AMAZON<br />Big Business <br />Environmentalism<br />
  9. 9. Close to 20 % of the Amazon rainforest has beencutdown = morethan in allthe 450 years since theEuropeancolonizationbegan.<br />1970 1980 1990 2000 2011 2021 2031<br />_____x_____x____x_____x_____x_____x___<br /> 10 years 20 years 30 years 40 years 10 years 20 years<br />An additional 20 % of thetreeswill be lostoverthenexttwodecades.<br />Ifthathappens, theforest’secologymaybegintofall apart.<br />
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