This lesson is based around the new AQA GCSE specification. This is a lesson in the unit titled Living World. The main aim of this lesson is to cover the following element of the specification:
A case study of a tropical rainforest to illustrate:
- Causes of deforestation – subsistence and commercial farming, logging, road building, mineral extraction, energy development, settlement, population growth
- Impacts of deforestation – economic development, soil erosion, contribution to climate change.
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