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Destruction of the Amazon Rainforest

Summary: An essay about the destruction and deforestation of the Amazon rainforest. Presents causes and offers solutions. Includes statistical information.
Did you know that rainforests once covered 14% of the Earth's surface, but now cover a mere 6%? Rainforests across the world are being destroyed at an alarming rate, but it is the Amazon Rainforest that is suffering the most. The Amazon Rainforest covers more than a billion acres, encompassing areas in Brazil, Venezuela, Columbia and the Eastern Andean region of Ecuador and Peru. Every second 1.5 acres of the Amazon are destroyed (rain-tree). We need to stop the destruction of the Amazon rainforest immediately.

The Amazon Rainforest is an important factor in the well-being of humanity. According to the website www.rain-tree.com, "At least 80% of the developed world's diet originated in the Amazon Rainforest. Its bountiful gifts to the world include fruits like avocados, coconuts, figs, oranges, lemons, grapefruit, etc." The Amazon Rainforest produces more than 20% of the world's oxygen. It also provides us with many valuable medications such...

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