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Summary of main pressures on forests in different deforestation fronts. The most common pressures causing deforestation and severe forest degradation are: large and small-scale agriculture; unsustainable logging; mining; infrastructure projects; and increased fire incidence and intensity. New roads can have a small direct impact but a large indirect effect through opening up forests to settlers and agriculture. Poor forest management, destructive logging practices and unsustainable fuelwood…

Mongabay seeks to raise interest in and appreciation of wild lands and wildlife, while examining the impact of emerging trends in climate, technology, economics,and finance on conservation and development.

Just four commodities—beef, soy, palm oil, and wood products—drive the majority of global deforestation. And consumers can help stop it.

excluding the 'global warming' on pin! Just four commodities—beef, soy, palm oil, and wood products—drive the majority of global deforestation. And consumers can help stop it.

Earth: ~ Deforestation: Our Disappearing Woodlands. You've Heard About This Problem With Our Trees, But Do You Really Know How Big It Is?

INFOGRAPHIC: What is driving deforestation and what can you do about it?

INFOGRAPHIC: What is driving deforestation and what can you do about it?

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If Rolling Stone is writing about it YOU know it's important

Green Going Gone: The Tragic Deforestation of the Chaco

"Platform to expose environmental threats to South America’s Gran Chaco, a region that suffers from the world’s highest deforestation rate.

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Prescription Drugs Environmental Impact: Learn how prescription drugs are affecting the water supply and wildlife creating the potential to further affect millions people.

Amazon rainforests pay the price as demand for beef soars | Special report | Environment | The Guardian

Amazon rainforests pay the price as demand for beef soars

Greenpeace inquiry highlights concerns over the rapidly expanding cattle trade in heartland of Brazil

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