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Tropical Rainforests: Threats and Challenges

Author: Infobase,; Pumpkin TV (Firm)
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : Pumpkin TV (Firm), New York, N.Y. : Distributed by Infobase, [2016] ©2016 2017.
Edition/Format:   eVideo : Clipart/images/graphics : English
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Follow our indigenous environmental campaigner, as he introduces you to his rainforest world and explores the threats facing it. This title considers the value of rainforests, both locally and globally in terms of their goods and services. It then explores the impacts of deforestation and the threats from logging, cattle ranching, commercial palm oil production and oil and mineral extraction. Climate change, soil  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Internet videos
Material Type: Clipart/images/graphics, Internet resource, Videorecording
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File, Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Infobase,; Pumpkin TV (Firm)
OCLC Number: 1021057932
Language Note: Closed-captioned.
Notes: Originally released by Pumpkin TV (Firm), 2016.
Streaming video file encoded with permission for digital streaming by Infobase on January 17, 2017.
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Target Audience: 9 - 12, Academic/AP
Description: 1 online resource (1 video file (25 min., 18 sec.)) : sound, color
Contents: Why are Rainforests Cut Down? (1:30); The Value of the Rainforest (4:49); The Impacts of Oil Extraction (6:34); The Impacts of Roads (5:26); The Impacts of Plantations (4:19); Benefits and Impacts (2:26); Credits: Tropical Rainforests: Threats and Challenges (0:13);
Other Titles: Tropical Rainforests: Threats and Challenges
Responsibility: Pumpkin TV (Firm).
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Follow our indigenous environmental campaigner, as he introduces you to his rainforest world and explores the threats facing it. This title considers the value of rainforests, both locally and globally in terms of their goods and services. It then explores the impacts of deforestation and the threats from logging, cattle ranching, commercial palm oil production and oil and mineral extraction. Climate change, soil erosion, water pollution, loss of biodiversity and the impacts on indigenous communities are all considered.

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