Amazon Rainforest

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  • The Amazon Rainforest

    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

    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 In The Amazon Rainforest

    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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  • Amazon Rainforest Deforestation

    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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  • The Pros And Cons Of The Amazon Rainforest

    The Amazon Rainforest is being harmed in many different ways and Amazonians, Rubber tappers, Loggers, Settlers, Cattle Ranchers and the Environmental Groups, are trying to save it. My Interest Group I choose was The Rubber Tappers. I think the Rubber Tappers deserve to control the land because they are very beneficial to the rainforest and everyday resources because rubber tappers should be able to control the land because they're trying to save the trees from being illegally cut down, rubber…

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  • Amazon Rainforest: Movie Analysis

    Raising $16.1 million during the first week and receiving 2.7 million views, the movie was a major hit. This method was extremely effective because it not only directly benefited the environment, but also inspired the community to collaborate to accomplish a goal. Disney’s efforts were primarily concentrated on the Amazon and Atlantic Rainforest, mainly because it had suffered the most damage and was home to 25 out of the 69 critically endangered species that inhabited Brazil. Asides from…

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  • Case Study: Amazon Rainforest

    The Amazonians should have control over the whole Amazon Rainforest because the Native’s were there before everyone else and they do more help than harm. The Amazonians should be able to control the land because people in the Amazon that aren’t Amazonian clear the land and making highways. The Amazonians should be able to control the land because the more trees being cut down the Native Amazonians are losing their land and the trees. The Amazonians should be able to control the land because The…

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  • Global Warming: The Amazon Rainforest

    The deforestation is caused by those who wish to use the land for other purposes such as pasture land and crop land. The main concern of many scientists is that the deforestation is reaching to the natural rainforests of the world. Rainforests alone create a sizeable measurement of oxygen and regulate Earth’s temperature. The primary rainforest in this conflict of concern is the Amazon rainforest. The Amazon rainforest is known to be the largest tropical forest in the world. The rainforest…

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  • Essay About Living In The Amazon Rainforest

    things who live in the rainforest. 12,000 years ago the Native Amazonians came into the rainforest and claimed it as their home. They have lived there ever since and are not about to stop living in the rainforest simply because the Loggers want to take down trees. The Loggers want to turn trees into lumber for things such as houses and buildings. The worst part of it all is that when the Loggers take down trees, they also take away tons and tons of oxygen. Much of the oxygen in the…

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  • Wild Amazon Rainforest Analysis

    Some species have survived the change and others have not and went extinct. The National Geographic documentary on the Wild Amazon Rainforest offers some insight on how the creatures of the forest and the river have adapted throughout time. Every year new species is being discovered, whether it be plants or animals. If the environment is changing slowly the animals and plants that live in the environment can change with it, but if the environment starts changing at rapid pace then the organisms…

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