The UN Climate Change Conference (COP26) is behind us. More than 100 world leaders have promised to end deforestation by 2030. What is deforestation?
- to chop down a tree – to cut a tree at the bottom so that it falls to the ground
- You can use unfortunately when you start to say something which you think is sad or disappointing.
- A rainforest is a thick forest of tall trees which is found in tropical areas where there is a lot of rain.
- shrimps – small shellfish with long tails and many legs, which many people like to eat (garnalen)
- cattle – cows or bulls
- the canopy of the forest – the highest layer of tree branches in a forest
- What is deforestation?
- Why is deforestation bad for some animals? Name 2 reasons.
- Why do people in Ecuador want to plant things like bananas and cocoa instead of trees?
- Name 1 or more other reasons why people remove trees.
- Even in a dry season, the forest can stay quite wet. How?
WK 47 2021-2022 Luisteren – Deforestation? – antwoorden