Which of the following is not a cause of rainforest deforestation?
Which cause of deforestation is described below? Deforestation occurs to enable people to remove minerals from the ground.
Why has vegetation been cleared in the image below?
True or false? The construction of a road within an area of rainforest opens the area for new settlers. To begin with land close to the road is cleared by small-scale famers. As more people move to the area deforestation increases.
Identify the valuable hardwood that is logged in areas of tropical rainforest.
The rainforest provides ideal conditions for which type of energy production?
True or false? Cattle ranching accounts for 80% of deforestation in Brazil. However, the majority of deforestation in Malaysia occurs to make way for palm oil production.
Which of the following is not an example of the economic impacts of deforestation?
Exposed soil is eroded is an environmental impact of deforestation in the rainforest.
True or false? Climate change is an impact of deforestation in the rainforest.
Which of the following is not a local impact of deforestation in the rainforest?
Climate change is a global impact of deforestation in the rainforest.
True or false? Estimates suggest that 80% of indigenous people in the Amazon have died since the arrival of Europeans in the sixteenth century. Most have been killed from western diseases such as malaria to which they have no immunity. Those remaining have been forced away by the construction of roads, ranches, mines and reservoirs