People’s changing perspectives

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People’s changing perspectives

  1. 1. AmazoniaPEOPLE’S CHANGINGPERSPECTIVES
  2. 2. 1950s – Economic Perspective – selling off therainforest to loggers, ranchers and developers to makemoney1994 – Environmental Perspective – The Govt signedthe International Tropical Timber agreement whichlimits the use of the rainforest for logging1998 – Environmental Perspective – they signed theKyoto agreement which limits the greenhouse gasemissions for Brazil.THE GOVERNMENT
  3. 3. 1960s – Economic Perspective – Set up the Jari Projectwhich was a large tree farm ad pulp and paper mill1980s – the jari project was sold by the developer(ludwig) as he now looked at the location with anenvironmental perspective and understood that the soilwas infertile and thus was unsustainable as a loggingoperationDEVELOPERS
  4. 4. 1920s – had a social perspective as they saw thelandscape as a place to use by them as they saw fit, eitheras a place to farm using shifting cultivation (theindigenous peoples) or as a place to farm or log.2000 – they developed a more sustainable view on theenvironment as they undersatnd that the landscapeneeds to be protected for the good of futuregenerations, they still use it but with minimal impacts.BRAZILIAN PEOPLE

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