Geography class: Policing the Amazon: on the front lines of deforestation
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Earth Life Support Systems: tropical rainforest case study
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Policing the Amazon: on the front lines of deforestation
Outline the Amazon rainforest’s role as a giant carbon sink
Which groups are cutting down the forest and what is driving them?
Explain how the Bolsonaro government has encouraged an increase in deforestation
What impact is the increase in deforestation having on the climate and water cycle of the rainforest?
Alasdair Monteith, Gordonstoun