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    The Amazon Rainforest

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    The Amazon Rainforest covers approximately 2,650,000 square miles of land in South America, more than one third of the entire continent. It is full of natural resources, such as fruits, vegetables, pharmaceuticals derived from plants, oils used for perfumes and detergents, and woods. Comprised of the largest collection of living plant and animal species in the world, this rainforest is also home to hundreds of indigenous tribes, each with their own language, culture, and territory(USA TODAY, 2012). The Amazon has given the world so much, and in return we have destroyed more than 20 percent of this rainforest, by clearing the trees for logging operations, mining operations, farming, and much more. This not only threatens the lives and future…

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    Amazon Rainforest

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    the world’s rainforests. The largest of these rainforests is the Amazon Basin, located in South America. The Amazon is home to an impressive amount of diversity and it’s location in the perfect place on the planet to ensure a wide variety of life. The Amazon basin is one of the most impressive and superb examples of an Ecosystem. An Ecosystem is a complex community of organisms and environment functioning as an ecological unit. The Amazon is a perfect example of this definition. Located in the…

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    Deforestation effects on the Amazon Rainforest and The Indigenous Indians The Amazon Rainforest is the world’s largest tropical rainforest, most of it located in Brazil. About 10% of the world’s species are found in the Amazon. The Amazon is home to 40,000 species of plants and some of these plants are used for making new medication and vaccines, such as for cancer. Not only can we use the resources found in the Amazon for medical purposes, but it also produces about 20% of the oxygen we need.…

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    Deforestation is occurring around this world more rapidly that It should be. While this is happening, people are losing their homes, animals are losing their lives, and this earth’s beauty is deteriorating. Using the Amazon rainforest, as an example to how people of this world are massacring the very essence of what we are would only give you a small insight to the destruction we are causing. The more we destroy our only resources the more we are suffocating ourselves. We are so busy trying to…

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    The Amazon rainforest stretches 3 million square miles across nine different countries including Paraguay, Brazil, Ecuador, Venezuela, French Guiana, Guyana, Suriname, Perú, and Colombia. The main countries that house the Amazon are Brazil, Peru, Bolivia, and Columbia. However, majority of the Amazon is actually in Brazil. This place is teeming with life; vegetation, animals, and indigenous ethnic groups across hundreds of thousands of miles. There are about 80,000 species of plants, 3 million…

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    Who Deserve the Rainforest? More than 50% of the whole Amazon rainforest is being used on cattle ranchers. The different types of groups in the Amazon rainforest have been arguing about who deserves the rainforest. environmentalist are scientists that help protect and study different species in the rainforest. Even though the rainforest provides the cattle ranchers loggers and settlers with resources environmentalist believe that the Amazon rainforest should be preserved. Environmentalist…

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    Importance of The Amazon Rainforest Kevin O’Gorman It’s suffering. The biodiversity in the Amazon rainforest is suffering from the rapid changes within it. Humans are cutting down the wood in the Amazon for resources. Everything is dying off because of the changes. It may be at a point of no return and impossible to save. The important plants are being destroyed for human resources. The Amazon is habitat to a variety of animals and humans. They’re suffering because the place they…

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    The Amazon rainforest is the biggest in the world. It covers an astonishing 2.124 million square miles, originally it was a whole 4,100,000 kilometers. It is significantly smaller now because of the logging companies and farmers who took over much of the land. The tribes that have lived in the rainforest for generations past and the ones who will live there in the future, are severely affected by the deforestation and are slowly being squeezed out of their livelihoods. The loggers and farmers…

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    started to tackle this problem but with only mediocre success. The current way of life for human beings is no longer sustainable, due to rainforest destruction, soil depletion, large population growth, food and water shortages, and pollution. Rainforests are extremely…

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    The Amazon Rainforest, the largest rainforest in the world. Covering over a billion acres in the countries of Brazil, Venezuela, and Columbia; the Amazon is home to 40,000 plant species, 1,300 bird species, 3,000 types of fish, 430 mammals and 2.5 million different insects. That’s a lot of life, not even including the 700,000 indigenous tribal people that are living in the Amazon today. This untamed jungle is disappearing fast, 14% of the world was covered by rainforests thousands of years ago…

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