Collection of interesting questions about human impacts in the Amazon environment.
Question: The Amazon forest biomass is a source for how many tons of carbon?
A) 5 billion
B) 10 billion
C) 50 billion
D) 100 billion
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Tagged amazon rainfor, carbon emissions, Center for Amazon Community Ecology
Question: Between 1990 and 2000, what was the average rate (mi²/yr.) of total forest area loss in the Amazon?
A) -5,907 mi²/yr.
B) -8,455 mi²/yr.
C) -11,008 mi²/yr.
D) -13,343 mi²/yr.
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Tagged Amazon rainforest, Center for Amazon Community Ecology, deforestation
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