Posted by: Michael Ritter PhD | September 24, 2006

Growth In Amazon Cropland May Impact Climate And Deforestation Patterns

NASA satellite images of the Amazon rain forest show clearing for mechanized farming is a significant force behind deforestation.

Read article at ScienceDaily
TPE Link – Tropical Forests; Habitat Degradation and Human Activity

Photo Deforestation in the Amazon for grazing. Courtesy NASA LBA-ECO Project.


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