Negative Effects Of The Amazon Rainforestation

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The Amazon Rainforest is the world's greatest natural resource and wWorld’s largest tropical rainforest, yet still it is being destroyed just like other rainforests around the world everyday. If we destroy the forest we are destroying ourselves. The Amazon Rainforest is a home to half of the world’s species (citation needed). There are also many native tribes that live in the rainforest. Native tribes that live in the Amazon Rainforest face disasters in their everyday life. The Amazon Rainforest provides all the oxygen that people around the world need. Basically the Amazon rainforest gives us life. The benefits of developing the Amazon Rainforest outweigh the costs because it causes deforestation, pollution in the water and the air,…show more content…
Deforestation has a lot of negative effects on the Amazon Rainforest. Every time a tree falls down, there are fears that tribes won't be heard. Deforestation has led to decrease of native tribes. The Amazon Rainforest is a home to many native tribes and provides all they need. They fear that their tradition and culture might also disappear. Their ancestors have lived in the Amazon Rainforest for a very long time.Their elders can write a book about the Amazon Rainforest because they know every inch of the forest, and they have detailed knowledge about hundreds of plants and animals, but what is most heartbreaking for them to see is their home being destroyed by the government.The Amazon Rainforest has no equal biodiversity. All the living things in the Amazon need oxygen to survive. Need to give citations for any information that is not your own thoughts.
Deforestation also affects climate change and water cycle in the Amazon rainforest. Trees absorb groundwater and release the same into the atmosphere during transpiration and alo trees sunk in carbon dioxide and release oxygen. There is about 5,000 square miles of Amazon Rainforest being cut down. Deforestation also chased away the animals living in the Amazon. There is nothing the native ribes can do about
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The Amazon Rainforest trees provide the air that we need and the trees are been cut down which means we will have less oxygen in the atmosphere and more carbon dioxide. Eventually, all living things die. Deforestation increases the amount of carbon dioxide in the air because when the trees die they release carbon dioxide in the air. Native tribes rely on the trees for shelter and medicine. If the people living in the Amazon rainforest breath all the carbon dioxide in the air they will at some point get sick and die because they have little medication. Fertilizer and another substance like pesticides end up in the river and kill fish and pollute the water. Native tribes are dying because of starvation. Men and women are not worried of them starving but their are worried for the littles ones because the little ones can’t take the hunger. Children are suffering because they want fish but instead of fish they are eating ants and flatbread made out of cassava flour. Ants and flatbread made out of cassava flour are still not enough to feed the whole family. Hunters are trying their best to kill monkeys for their families. The problem is many of the monkeys have already fled somewhere else or dyed because deforestation. Chief Kotak states that “you have to eat 30 monkeys in order to fill your stomach”(Rosenthal 3). Life is hard living in the forest because not only do they need the water for
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