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  • Created on: 13-05-16 09:16
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  • Deforestation
    • Logging
      • Exploitation of resource as it is lucrative
      • Other vegetation is destroyed to get to certain trees
    • Commercial farming
    • Mining
      • Vast areas cleared allowing mining to occur
      • Rich in minerals
    • Ranching
      • Huge cattle ranches
        • Lucrative industry
      • Erode soil
    • Subsistence farming
      • Only enough to feed cattle/community
      • Clear areas for farming soil as presumed fertile (actually infertile)
        • Process starts again as farmers can't afford to go anywhere else
    • Damming
      • Destroyed species of plants and animals
      • Displaces people
      • Provides power for industries


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