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The Fate of the Forest: Developers, Destroyers, and Defenders of the Amazon ...

Susanna B. Hecht, Alexander Cockburn - Nature - 2011 - 408 pages
The Amazon rain forest covers more than five million square kilometers, amid the territories of nine different nations. It represents over half of the planetís remaining rain ...
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Global warming: understanding the forecast

Andrew Revkin, American Museum of Natural History, Environmental Defense Fund - Science - 1992 - 180 pages
Chronicles changes in the Earth's climate caused by increased greenhouse gases in the atmosphere
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In Search of the Amazon: Brazil, the United States, and the Nature of a Region

Seth Garfield - Science - 2013 - 360 pages
Chronicling the dramatic history of the Brazilian Amazon during the Second World War, Seth Garfield provides fresh perspectives on contemporary environmental debates. His ...
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Marina Silva: Defending Rainforest Communities in Brazil

Ziporah Hildebrandt - Juvenile Nonfiction - 2001 - 112 pages
A vital biography for young readers of a courageous Brazilian woman dedicated to saving the Amazon rainforest.
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The Last of the Tribe: The Epic Quest to Save a Lone Man in the Amazon

Monte Reel - History - 2010 - 288 pages
Throughout the centuries, the Amazon has yielded many of its secrets, but it still holds a few great mysteries. In 1996 experts got their first glimpse of one: a lone Indian, a ...
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Schools in the Forest: How Grassroots Education Brought Political ...

Denis Lynn Daly Heyck - History - 2010 - 179 pages
Beginning in the 1960s, the Brazilian government aggressively developed the Amazon, opening the rainforests up to ranchers and loggers who began clear-cutting at a rapid pace ...
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A Brief History of Brazil

Teresa A. Meade - Brazil - 2004 - 303 pages
Only slightly smaller in size than the United States
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