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Causes of Deforestation:

1. Tourism
2. Mining and Industry
3. Fuel wood
4. Logging
5. Cash crops and Cattle Ranching
6. Shifted Cultivators

Tourism: The creation of national parks has undoubtedly helped to protect rainforests. Yet, as
national parks are open to the public, tourism is damaging some of these…

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The graph shows that 1985-2004 the rate of deforestation in the Amazon has been quite high. This
was especially in 1995, it decreased after that, but it got gradually high. This means that 2005
onwards would be even higher, especially with the growing birth rate and immigration rate.

Impacts:
Soil-the…

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