Asked in Deforestation and Habitat LossRainforestsAmazon Rainforest
Why is the Amazon rainforest deforestation taking place?
November 15, 2009 2:02PM
There are two basic reasons. One is the need for more land for farming and mining. The other is the demand for lumber from the trees. Not to mention people are greedy and want gold and rare animals fur.
They Want ;
Soy Bean Plantations
Homes For The Indigenous People
Cattle ranching is a big business. burger companies pay lots of money for the beef from the cows.