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Deforestation prez


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Deforestation prez

  1. 1. DEFORESTATION<br />IN Brazil<br />Connor Moore<br />
  2. 2. Problem<br />Decreasing biodiversity and oxygen<br />40 years until rain forests disappear. <br />Climate change<br />
  3. 3. Political Cause<br />Brazilian laws encourage deforestation<br />Corrupt land taxes- push farmers to clear land<br />
  4. 4. Economic cause<br />
  5. 5. Social cause<br />Migrant workers- Poverty causes many workers to take logging jobs.<br />Worlds increasing population <br />Need for wood is going up- cheap labor is needed <br />
  6. 6. Economic Effect<br />Ecotourism <br />World bank estimates brazil loses 10 million in revenue a year. <br />
  7. 7. Political Effect<br />Changes to Brazil’s Forestry Code.<br />Legal Reserves reduction <br />Creations of national reservations.<br />Fines for environmental damage.<br />
  8. 8. Social effects<br />Climate change<br />Decreased biodiversity<br />Loss in medicine<br />Decreased oxygen<br />Malaria epidemics <br />
  9. 9. The all over effect<br /><br />
  10. 10. Solution 1- Change Brazil’s laws<br />Positives <br />- Reduce deforestation<br /> - Government could redistribute land to farmers not in the Amazon.<br />Negatives<br /> -Difficult to make other countries change laws.<br /> - Business owners will be unhappy with the change.<br />CHANGE<br />
  11. 11. Solution 2- Raise awareness <br />Positives<br /> - Inspires people to reach out and help the cause.<br /> - Brazilian meat and soy<br />Negatives<br /> - Long process<br /> - Takes effort and could be<br /> expensive. <br />
  12. 12. Best solution- Raise awareness<br />- Small meaning full changes over time.<br />-Power in numbers.<br />- Simple as planting a tree.<br />
  13. 13. My part <br />Getting the word out that you care<br />Online petitions <br />Volunteer opportunities <br />