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Tropical Rainforests: The Impact of Roads

Synopsis
This programme follows indigenous environmental campaigner as he introduces you to his rainforest world and explores the threats facing it. The programme considers the value of rainforests, both locally and globally in terms of their goods and services. It then explores the impacts of roads building and how they act as the precursor for deforestation, 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.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Year of release
2018
Subjects
Agriculture; Environmental science; Geography
Keywords
deforestation; ecosystems; palm oil production; road building; tropical forests; tropical rain forest ecosystems; sustainability; conservation

Distribution Formats

Type
DVD
Format
Region 2 PAL
Price
£45.00
Availability
Sale
Duration/Size
24 minutes
Year
2019

Distributor

Name

Pumpkin Interactive

Email
orders@pumpkin-interactive.co.uk.
Web
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Phone
+44 (0) 01179 240 250
Fax
+44 (0) 5602 096 668
Address
22a Backfields Lane
Bristol
BS2 8QW
United Kingdom

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