Slash-and-burn in rainforests © MedienLB/Siemens Stiftung 2017 CC BY-NC-SA 4.0 international

Slash-and-burn in rainforests

Video

Video (01:41 minutes):
How does the large-scale slashing and burning of the rainforest affect the climate?

English, German
Video (13.6 MByte)
2019-04-26
The video describes how the practice of slash and burn has drastically increased over the past few years to make room for cattle raising and the cultivation of feed and vegetation for biofuels. The consequences for the Earth’s climate are devastating.

This video is an excerpt from the teaching DVD, „Der gefährdete Regenwald – Klima- und Artenschutz".
Illustration
Biology
Grade 5 to 6; Grade 7 to 9; Grade 10 to 13
Middle/high school
Climate change; Ecology; Emission (environment); Environmental destruction; Forest fire; Future; Greenhouse effect
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