For this Moduleâ€™s SLP assignment read the following articles:
Duncan, Emma. All creatures great and small. The Economist Sep 14, 2013; Vol. 408 (8853): 3. Accessed at http://www.economist.com/news/special-report/21585091-biodiversity-once-preoccupation-scientists-and-greens-has-become-mainstream.
And Brazilâ€™s conversion: Trees of knowledge. The Economist Sep 14, 2013; Vol. 408 (8853): 13. Accessed at http://www.economist.com/news/special-report/21585096-how-brazil-using-education-technology-and-politics-save-its-rainforest-trees.
Write a 3- page paper discussing the following:
- Why did the Paragominas support their mayor?
Address the following in your answer:
- What level of biodiversity does the Brazilian Amazon support?
- What is deforestation and why is it practiced?
- How does deforestation affect the Brazilian Amazon?
- What is the history behind the fight against deforestation? Who spoke out against it? What role did the population of Brazil play in changing Paragomias from a logging town to a site of environmental protection?
- What role did the Brazilian federal environmental police play and how were they appointed initially?
- How do education and technology play a role in reducing deforestation in Brazil?
For this SLP assignment, you are required to organize your answers to these questions in essay format. Be sure that you include an Introductory paragraph that gives your audience a brief overview of what your paper is about and what you are going to cover. Each topic that you introduce in this Introductory paragraph should correspond with a paragraph in the body that addresses it. Include a Conclusion paragraph that summarizes your discussion of the Economist articles.
2-3 REFERENCES SHOULD BE CITED INSIDE THE PAPER AND MUST BE INCLUDED ON THE REFERENCE PAGE. REFERENCE PAGE MUST HAVE LINKS SO THAT I MAY CHECK OVER WORK. AND THEY MUST have extensions .edu, .gov, or .org