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Banking on Disaster

Synopsis
Documents the destruction of parts of the South American rainforest as the land is opened up by new roads and the forest is cleared to make way for coffee plantations and cattle ranches. As the settlers move into the forest, the way of life of the Indians and rubber tappers is threatened.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Video; Videocassette. VHS. col. 90 min.
Year of production
1987
Availability
out of distribution; 1998 sale: £30.00 (inc. VAT +p&p)
Documentation
Student and teacher books entitled ‘Rainforests: Land Use Opetions for Amazonia’ are availabe from WWF.
Subjects
Development studies
Keywords
deforestation; Indians of North & South America; rain forests; South America

Credits

Director
Adrian Cowell

Production Company

Name

Central Independent Television

Notes
use Carlton UK Television

Distributor

Name

WWF-UK

Email
wwf-uk-ed@wwfnet.org
Web
http://www.wwflearning.co.uk/welcome/ External site opens in new window
Phone
01753 643104
Fax
01753 646553
Address
Education Distribution
PO Box 963
Slough
SL2 3RS

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