Slash-and-burn in rainforests
Video (01:41 minutes):
How does the large-scale slashing and burning of the rainforest affect the climate?
The video describes how the practice of slash and burn has drastically increased over the past few years to make room for cattle raising and the cultivation of feed and vegetation for biofuels. The consequences for the Earth’s climate are devastating.
This video is an excerpt from the teaching DVD, „Der gefährdete Regenwald – Klima- und Artenschutz".
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