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Amazon sustainability - give an example of sustainable forestry in the amazon
Precious Woods Amazon is a logging company operating in Brazil. They place limits on the number of trees that can be cut down to make sure the forest can regenerate. They also use a variety of species so that no species is over exploited.
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Amazon sustainability - Give an international example of rainforest sustainability
International agreements try to reduce illegal logging, and promote wood from sustainably managed forests. E.g the forest stewardship council is an organisation that marks sustainably sourced wood with its logo
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Amazon sustainability - Describe a community programme in the amazon rainforet
Natutama: an organisation in colombia working with locals to protect river species. employs local ppl to teach others in the community how to protect animals. local fisherman collect info on number of species and report illegal hunting. clean up days
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Amazon sustainability - Give example of ecotourism
Yachana lodge: ecotourism project in Ecuador. Employs locals giving a more reliable income. encourages conservation of rainforest. tourists visit in small groups so harm is minimal. tourists pay entrance fees gaining money for conservation.
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Amazon sustainability - Describe a biosphere reserve
A biosphere reserve is an internationally recognised protected area that aims to combine conservation and sustainable use.
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Amazon sustainability - Give an example of an amazon biosphere reserve
The central amazon conservation complex in Brazil is the largest protected area in the rain forest covering 60,000 km2. Access to the CACC is restricted and there are strict limits on hunting, logging and fishing. research projects encouraged
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