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Destruction of the Rainforest

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Links and Reasons

http://www.ran.org/info_center/factsheets/04a.html

This website is good because it has all the information on deforestation such as it tells you some of the effects of deforestation. It will tell you some of the future impacts and some of the effects of today. It will tell you what needs to be done and what is needed to be done.

 

http://www.ran.org/info_center/factsheets/04b.html

This website is good because it has all the rainforests in the world. It has the amount of land back when it originated how much land is still there today. It also tells you the amount of annual rainforest lost per year. It tells you the amount of species lost a day and the amount of species lost a year on average.

 

http://www.rainforestinfo.org.au/background/causes.htm

This website is good because it tells you a lot of the main problems of deforestation. It also tells you the problems of deforestation.

 

http://www.solcomhouse.com/rainforest.html

This web site is very helpful because it tells you about many issues going on in the rainforest. An example of this is it tells you that the rain forest is vanishing at 3 times the rate it was back in 1994 and that 20% of the rainforest is all ready obliterated

 

http://www.ru.org/32defore.html

This website is good because it tells you about a law that was trying to be passed back in 1989 that would have stopped deforestation. It was sent to the UN with 3 million signatures but was put down because it would have made them question there foundations.

 

http://www.geography.learnontheinternet.co.uk/topics/rainforest.html

This website is helpful because it tells you specific things that should be done to help to reduce the amount of rainforest being chopped down. For example it tells that all trees should be cut at a certain size, Farmers should move to new land after farming for 2-3 years. It also tells that new trees should be planted after old ones are cut down.

http://www.blueplanetbiomes.org/rainforest.htm                                                        This website is good because it tells you about the dominant plants in the rain forest and the dominant animals. It also tells us the layers of the rain forest and many other facts about the rain forest such as the temperature and the amount of precipitation.

http://earthobservatory.nasa.gov/Library/Deforestation/ 

This website is good because it tells you why deforestation happens. It tells us that it deforestation can happen in many ways but it is mostly cause for agricultural reasons a lot is also done for commercially.

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