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Amazon River Basin

Amazon River Basin

Amazon River Basin Amazon basin covers more than 7 million square kilometres in South America, making it the largest in the world. The Amazon The Amazon basin surrounds portions of Brazil, Colombia, Suriname, Peru Bolivia, Ecuador and Venezuela, and approximately...
Deforestation

Deforestation

Deforestation Deforestation is  large-scale cutting of trees from a forested area, leaving bare areas susceptible to erosion. Today large-scale commercial enterprises such as logging, soybean and industrial cattle farming most often is the cause of deforestation,...
Endangered forest

Endangered forest

Endangered forest Endangered forests are the most valuable forests on the globe, forests that would be irreparably harmed by industrial resource extraction. In practical terms, this means these forests are “no go” and “no buy” forests. These...
Evapotranspiration

Evapotranspiration

Evapotranspiration Evapotranspiration is the term used to describe two processes in the hydrologic cycle (see below); Water loss from the soil–plant system, through soil evaporation and plant transpiration, is the sum of these processes. Temperature is a major...