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Rain forests

Author: Stuart A Kallen
Publisher: Farmington Hills, MI : Greenhaven Press, ©2006.
Series: At issue (San Diego, Calif.)
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Experts offer a variety of opinions about preserving rain forests, utilizing their riches, and providing for the countries in which they exist.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Stuart A Kallen
ISBN: 0737727411 9780737727418 073772742X 9780737727425
OCLC Number: 60373741
Description: 123 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: 1. The destruction of the Amazon rain forest is polluting the world's atmosphere / Henry Chu --
2. Claims that rain forests are being destroyed are exaggerated / David Rothbard, Craig Rucker --
3. Oil production can harm rain forests / Leslie Jermyn --
4. Oil production can help to protect rain forests / Center for International Forestry Research --
5. The hunt for bush meat threatens wildlife in African rain forests / Bushmeat Crisis Task Force --
6. Cattle ranching is destroying Brazil's rain forest / David Kaimowitz [and others] --
7. Loggers and ranchers are murdering rain forest activists / Andrew Buncombe --
8. Business leaders and environmentalists are working together to preserve rain forests / Christopher M. Wille --
9. Environmentalists who work with corporations harm rain forest communities / Aziz Choudry --
10. Ecotourism can help save the rain forest / Keith Wilson --
11. Ecotourism harms the rain forest / Gregory C. Jones --
12. Pharmaceutical companies can preserve rain forests by harvesting medicinal plants / Lidia Wasowicz --
13. Buying shade-grown coffee can restore rain forests / Brian Halweil --
14. Sustainable agricultural practices are reversing deforestation in Costa Rica / Joyce Gregory Wyels --
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Series Title: At issue (San Diego, Calif.)
Responsibility: Stuart A. Kallen, book editor.

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Experts offer a variety of opinions about preserving rain forests, utilizing their riches, and providing for the countries in which they exist.

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