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Rainforests contain many resources that make them valuable to various companies. Asthe interest in rainforests increases, the topic of building roads also becomes more relevant.Some may argue that building roads in rainforests is beneficial and a good development. Forexample, the people who live in these areas often have difficulty accessing education, jobs, andother facilities due to the lack of roads. Building roads would make transportation much easierand allow for greater ease of life. Furthermore, it would be much easier for logging companies toaccess trees, as well as other natural resources such as oil or nuts. Tourists can also visit moreeasily and see the natural beauty of the rainforest.However, the costs outweigh the benefits. Indigenous populations of the rainforest havetheir lives disrupted by deforestation. Also, animals and plants face a greater deal of disruption,as the building of roads kills plants and disturbs the animal population. Trees aid in keeping the

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Amazon Rainforest

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