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Changes in Rural Brazil

APHUG-C39D5S

In late 2015, the federal senator of the rural state of Rondonia, Brazil was criticized by environmentalists on the global stage in the run-up to the Paris Climate Change Conference. The main criticism denounced the ________________occuring in Rondonia which allowed for more ________________.

A

Wetland destruction, ethanol-grade corn growing.

B

Fertilizer and pesticide use, wheat growing.

C

Dam and reservoir creation, electricity to be generated.

D

Overirrigation, soybean growing.

E

Deforestation, cattle ranching.