Environmental Impact

Factors Driving the Poverty Cycle

Factors Driving the Poverty Cycle

Deforestation and the human development index in the Brazilian Amazon

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http://www.mongabay.com/images/batfn/09-07/6.html

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Deforestation and the human development index in the Brazilian Amazon

 

This graph shows that when deforestation did not exist, the quality of life of Amazons was average. Then increased with the initial deforestation.But over time, more deforestation increases, the quality of life of Amazons decreases.

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Projected bird species remaining in Brazil resulting from habitat loss or 18,500 acres/year

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http://sitemaker.umich.edu/section2group3/results_and_discussion

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Projected bird species remaining in Brazil resulting from habitat loss or 18,500 acres/year

 

Since 2000, the number of bird species declined dramatically.In 2100, it has decreased by 20%. There will only 1450 existing species.

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