Tertiary Catalogue

Threats and Challenges

Tropical Rainforests and Mangroves

This clip considers the economic, environmental and social impacts of overusing mangroves and rainforests, including potential for economic development, deforestation, loss of habitat and biodiversity, environmental pollution, increased risk of flooding, soil erosion, impact on climate, loss of natural resources, loss of indigenous lands and livelihoods. Footage from the Amazon shows the impacts of rainforest deforestation from logging and palm oil plantations. Footage from the Sundarban mangroves shows the impacts of over fishing and shrimp farming.

Rating: G
Production Year: 2021
Duration: 5 min
Series: Tropical Rainforests and Mangroves

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