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Amazon Rainforest

Why is the Amazon rainforest deforestation taking place?

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November 15, 2009 2:02PM

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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 ;

Scientific Research

Cattle Ranching

Bush Meat

Sugar Plantations

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.