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    de facto moratorium on cattle originating from illegally deforested land. While the larger processors have the resources to monitor their suppliers, the smaller often lack the sufficient means do to so (Stokes et al., 2014). The largest importer of Amazon agricultural products is China (WWF, 2016). Chinese demand for soy incentives the expansion of soy farming which in turn pressures the conversion of pastures into farmland. This could in turn pressure the conversion of forests into new…

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    On a thick log surrounded by tall highly pigmented grass deep in the Amazon Basin on the border of Peru sits three individuals staring at onlookers; one in confusion, one in distress, and the other with disinterest. Nearby the log on the edge of a green murky river stands a woman with two young children. The women are all dressed in a single wool-like material skirt revealing the upper part of their tan torso, while the men wear small straps of string to cover their genital. They share similar…

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    average human’s typical day, a large portion of the Amazon rainforest will have just been destroyed by bulldozing government agencies that work on an industrial scale in efforts to increase marketing globalization. The Amazon in South America is the largest rainforest on Earth despite it’s increasing destruction, the Amazon remains as half the planet’s remaining rainforest, inhabiting a diverse group of species of plants and animals. The Amazon continues to play an essential role in cleaning the…

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    The Amazon Rainforest is currently transforming from a wonderful forest with multiple species and habitats, into the next lifeless desert, due to deforestation. Deforestation is the process of clearing trees from a large area. This process is not only ruining the world, but for humans and animals too. Nearly half of the world's forests have been destroyed, and even more are being cut down at greater rates each year. The rapid deforestation of the Amazon Rainforest over the past 50 years is a…

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    could all be taken away. Just the Amazon alone accounts for more than half of the entire world's remaining rainforests; and…

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    A helicopter is flying over the Amazon rainforest, and the most spectacular bird’s eye view can be observed; this is the luscious, natural production of the planet Earth. From above, only a field of rich green treetops can be seen. However, the simple blanket is covering a most extraordinary and complex ecosystem underneath, filled with thousands of species of flora and fauna. The rainforest has four main layers: the emergent layer, canopy, understory, and the forest floor. The multiple layers…

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    Chico Mendes dedicated his life to saving many rainforest jungles in Brazil that are barely standing today. Mendes was initially a Brazilian rubber tapper, who organized a union of seringueiros, or rubber tree tappers in the National Council of Rubber Tappers to protest the cutting of the trees by the cattle ranchers. Chico Mendes demonstrated the positive impact one man can have on the environment, and proved how detrimental man can be in nature. Chico Mendes Filho was born on December 15,…

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    a beautiful country with very high esteemed ecotourism sites and some of them are renowned for their incredible sceneries and views that are part of their natural build. Apart from the fact that the country is still struggling to preserve the the Amazon rain forest, the country 's wealth of natural attractions is incomparable with any other country. Some examples of the natural attractions from brazil are Cerrado, Foz do Iguacu, Pantanal, Abrolhos but the center of ecotourism attractions in…

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    to be fixed is that if we want to have a good healthy lifestyle we need to change and so do our habits and looks on deforestation. The Buddhist people have the same outlook on the way that people take advantage of these forest for example the Amazon rainforest in Brazil. Local people are cutting down trees and selling them for prophet toe buy new appliances for themselves. “... You will be cursed if you go to that forest” is told in the epic poem “Gilgamesh,” the Gilgamesh king ignores the…

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    Once upon a time, an adorable jaguar was born in the Amazon rainforest. The news spread throughout the forest and friends of the jaguar family came by to give their best wishes. “Wish this baby will run as fast as your father,” said the sloth trying to balance himself while giving out his leaves as a welcoming present. “Bless this baby will have great vision as your mother,” yelling from the back, the leopard family stormed in as usual. One by one they gave their best wishes to the little jaguar…

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