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Deforestation

Tropical Deforestation and Climate Change

Acknowledgements This book represents the effort of a group of contributors that believes that finding the means to promote large-scale reduction of the greenhouse gas emissions produced by tropical deforestation and forest fires, within the parameters of the UNFCCC, is an urgent necessity, both ...

DEFORESTATION

October 2009 Number 344 DEFORESTATION International attention is focussed on ways to reduce deforestation, prompted by concerns over greenhouse gas emissions and biodiversity loss.

Tropical Deforestation in the Amazon

Tropical Deforestation in the Amazon: An Economic Analysis of Rondonia, Brazil Tropical Deforestation in the Amazon

Deforestation & loss of Biodiversity

What is deforestation? Deforestation is the elimination of forest and woodland areas on the large scale. An area of tropical forest large enough to cover North Carolina is deforested each year in South America, most of this in the Amazon Basin !

Deforestation and Biodiversity

Biodiversity (def) •The variety of life forms found in the natural world.-usually refers to different species, also includes ecosystems and genetic diversity within a given species.

AMAZONIA, DEFORESTATION OF

1 1 1 Wide discrepancies in estimates for "deforestation" in Amazonia have often been the result of inconsistencies in definitions, including the delimitation of "Amazonia," the I.) DEFINITIONS A.) AMAZONIA The Amazon River watershed totals 7,350,621 km 2, of which 4,982,000 km 2 (67.8%) is in ...

Constructing Deforestation: Problems and Solutions on the ...

Deforestation: constructing problems and solutions on Sierra Leone's Freetown Peninsula Constructing Deforestation: Problems and Solutions on the Freetown Peninsula

Hamburger connection fuels Amazon desctruction : cattle ...

Hamburger connection fuels Amazon desctruction : cattle ranching and deforestation in Brazil's Amazon

EO Library: Tropical Deforestation Fact Sheet

By Gerald Urquhart, Walter Chomentowski, David Skole, and Chris Barber The clearing of tropical forests across the Earth has been occurring on a large scale basis for many centuries.

Deforestation, Coffee Cultivation, and Land Degradation: The ...

Lund University Master's Programme in Environmental Science Thesis: 2001-02-05 Deforestation, Coffee Cultivation, and Land Degradation: The Challenge of Developing a Sustainable Land Management Strategy in Brazil's Mata Atlântica Rainforest by Kelly Watson In cooperation with Iracambi Recursos ...