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In this coursework I am going to write about the Amazon rainforest. The Amazon rainforest is the biggest rainforest in the world which is in Brazil it contain various types of plant and animals. Some people are deforesting the rainforest this means that they are cutting down trees and plants. They are doing this because they are converting the trees into timber and selling aboard. The rainforest is very important to us because its contribute to global warming and it help the poor people to get money. I will be investigating the hypothesis which is deforestation in the Amazon rainforest is a major global environment issue that only the brazilin government can solve. I will decide whether I agree or disagree with the hypothesis. The rainforest is an environmentally important because the many trees absorb co2 from the leaves. The co2 has been pushed into the air by cars and factory. It regulate climate by transpiration this means that when it rains heavily in the rainforest the leaves absorb the water and when the sun comes out the water get soaked up in the atmosphere and the wet stuff on the ground becomes moisture. ...read more.


The Brazilian government role in this is to grow the population economy and they are hoping to reduce the national debt. In 2001there debt were w ell over $200billon. The governments need the money for the invest, raw material and electric power. The governments are in favor of some logging and mining because it will bring wealth to them for the countries. The government has thought to use the jungle to absorb the thousands of people job by cutting the rainforest down. In 1999 the Brazil government external debt was around $250.000 million pound. The government needed to find about $95billion to fund it debts obligation and pay for its trade deficit The effect of deforestation is that it affects the home to most of Brazil 500,000 Indian tribes that live in the Amazon rainforest. The guaran Indian have committed suicide because there home is being cut down. In august 1999 deforestation increased by 15%. The environmental effect of deforestation is that more co2 emission is getting polluted in the air and this affecting other countries next to the Amazon rainforest because that country will have a high co2 emission as the Amazon rainforest. ...read more.


The rainforest can be conserved by not cutting down the trees. They can sustain the rainforest by turning it into national parks and protected by environmental laws. This can help because people can pay and this can make money for the government and this can not destroy the rainforest. The other sustainable resource is that it gives more importance to minerals and potential for the hydroelectric power generation in the area. This enable the government money and it gives electricity to the people without knocking down the trees. And the other policies is that strengthening of the institution charged with environmental protection of the rainforest this can help because the government can put security guard to make sure that no one is destroying the rainforest. In the conclusion I think that the hypothesis is a problem because it is effecting the people in brazil and I think that only the Brazilian government can solve and it is effecting other counties because next brazil because of the co2 emission is very high in brazil and I think that the brazilin government can solve this by reducing the co2 emission. ...read more.

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