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Effects of Human Interaction
The history of human interaction with the rainforest ecosystem illustrates the ability of people to live in harmony with nature and their ability to be thoughtless toward nature.

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A satellite view of the Amazon Basin. 
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To explore examples of how humans have interacted with the tropical rainforest, visit these sites:

The Rainforest: Basic Considerations
New Approaches
Rainforest Action Network
Visit Manaus, Brazil
Action Alert: Loggers raid Amazon for mahogany
Native Web
Envirolink Library
State of the Forests
Brazilian Mahogany

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