Discussion Question: How does the deforestation issue in the Amazon compare to the deforestation caused by the Palm Oil Plantation industry in Southeast Asia? Explain your answer.

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Video 1: Understanding the role of forests and deforestation on

local, regional and global precipitations

Video 2: Amazon Deforestation

Video 3: Climate in Crisis: Amazon Fires Are Leaving Global Consequences

Video 4: Staggering Number of Fires Ravaging Amazon Rainforest

Palm Oil Plantation Resources

https://www.worldwildlife.org/industries/palm-oil
https://www.theguardian.com/news/2019/feb/19/palm-oil-ingredient-biscuits-shampoo-environmental