Wednesday, 25 May 2011

The Amazon Rainforest Deforestation Impact

The Amazon rain forest is disappearing at an alarming rate.Previously the forest covered 14% of earth’s surface and now it is only about 6%. By this speed the forest will disappear within 40 years.The main reasons for deforestation are logging of tropical hardwoods for exportation (like teak and mahagony, timber, ply wood), cattle grazing, farming, road building, hydroelectric dams,

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