Soc Paper2 - Kelsey White Soc 102, Section 2 Paper #2...

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Kelsey White Soc 102, Section 2 Paper #2 1/30/07 Save the Rain Forests When it comes to the environment, many serious problems are on the rise. One of these issues is the destruction of tropical rain forests. These forests offer many things to people around the world, and are being destroyed because of it. Developers only see the land for its space and potential for living area. Massive amounts of rain forest are cut out to make roads, sell the land, and clear it for farming and ranching purposes. Much of this space is cleared without a plan for what will replace it, only expected profits. Locally, roads are built to take out useful products that can be sold in markets. On a larger level, United States corporations are responsible for a lot of the destruction, sending timber companies, mining companies, oil companies, paper companies, and agriculture companies to clear the land, extract resources, and export products to various places. Whether creating plantations, drilling oil, or making paper, the destruction of these rain
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