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Tropical Croplands Expand By 48m Ha in 10 Years, Raising Environmental Concerns


Environment  (tags: deforestation, environment, destruction, agriculture, habitatdestruction, habitat, green, humans, world, protection, nature, government, ecosystems, trees, forests )

Cal
- 644 days ago - news.mongabay.com
Croplands in the tropics expanded by an average of 4.8 million hectares per year between 1999 and 2008, increasing pressure on forest areas and other ecosystems, according to a new study.



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pam w. (191)
Thursday March 21, 2013, 8:23 am
Human overpopulation is the root cause of every problem on the planet.
 

Alex P. (0)
Thursday March 21, 2013, 11:01 pm
With regards to statistics essays, population explosion has fueled environmental degradation. Although some try to argue that population is not the problem, the evidence indicates that overpopulation is directly linked to water shortages, soil exhaustion, loss of forests, air and water pollution.
 

Hardik Shah (2)
Friday March 22, 2013, 4:08 am
Signed Thx
 

Past Member (0)
Friday March 22, 2013, 4:34 am
Can I blame the vegetarians?
 
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