What are the impacts of deforestation on the Amazon rainforest?

In this lesson we will be learning about the impacts of deforestation on economic development, the soils of the rainforest and how deforestation can contribute to climate change.

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Q1.The basin of the Amazon rainforest encompasses ...

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Q2.Since 1978, how much of the Amazon has been destroyed?

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Q3.The main type of energy development in the Amazon is in the form of...

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Q4.The Brazilian Amazon's population grew by how much?

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Q5.Population growth leads to deforestation because...

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

Question 5

Q1.The basin of the Amazon rainforest encompasses ...

1/5

Q2.Since 1978, how much of the Amazon has been destroyed?

2/5

Q3.The main type of energy development in the Amazon is in the form of...

3/5

Q4.The Brazilian Amazon's population grew by how much?

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Q5.Population growth leads to deforestation because...

5/5

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What are the impacts of deforestation on the Amazon rainforest?

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Q1.Brazil made $6.9 billion from trade in cattle ranches. This is a...

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Q2.Brazil is losing 55 million tonnes of topsoil every year because of soya farming. This is a...

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Q3.Soil erosion is an...

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Q4.Carbon that is released into the atmosphere, contributing to climate change, is an...

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Q5.The effects of deforestation on the environment are mainly...

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What are the impacts of deforestation on the Amazon rainforest?

Don’t worry if you get a question wrong! Forgetting is an important step in learning. We will recap next lesson.

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

Question 5

Q1.Brazil made $6.9 billion from trade in cattle ranches. This is a...

1/5

Q2.Brazil is losing 55 million tonnes of topsoil every year because of soya farming. This is a...

2/5

Q3.Soil erosion is an...

3/5

Q4.Carbon that is released into the atmosphere, contributing to climate change, is an...

4/5

Q5.The effects of deforestation on the environment are mainly...

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