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Glbl 10/12 Maya/Rain

Indigenous people and Rainforest Land Use

The term for people native to an area that were controlled by other people who came there later indigenous people
Customs and ways of life that have stayed the same for many generations traditional culture
High mountain areas where heavy clouds hang over and the moisture creates a thick fog cloud forest
Clearing the land with slash-and-burn to grow only enough food to feed their family and not selling much subsistence farming
Making changes in a way of life to fit new circumstances adaptation
The traditional Mayan justice system settles wrongs by requiring repayment or restitution for damages
Packed earth floor, cook fire and weaving traditional Mayan home features
TV, metal or plastic cooking tools, appliances modern Mayan home features
Most popular Market day Sunday
Selling weavings, wood carvings and baseball caps together while using Spanish and using money modern Mayan market feature
Food stalls, fresh produce and other services are grouped with trade happening using the Mayan language and bartering traditional Mayan market feature
Most common losses when indigenous people adapt to modern life language, history and customs
Most common gain when indigenous people adapt to modern life jobs, health care and schools
Example of preserving traditional ways and adapting to modern life using the court of law to gain back traditional land and treaty rights
Broadleaf evergreen forest found in wet and hot regions near the equator tropical rainforest
argument about the best way to use the land land use conflict
Using the resources in ways today that doesn't use them up for future generations. sustainable development
The process by which carbon and oxygen cycle among plants, animals, people and the environment carbon-oxygen cycle
Rainforest create 1/4 of the world's oxygen and therefore are nicknamed lungs of the earth
The indigenous rainforest group who want legal ownership of land to preserve their traditional way of life Native Amazonians
The indigenous people of the highlands of Mexico Mayan
The rainforest group that makes a living from the trees and wants protected reserves in the forest Rubber tappers
The rainforest group that brings in money by selling the trees to bring in income for the country Loggers
The rainforest group that is poor and wants land to grow food to feed their family Settlers
The rainforest group that wants to use the land to sell food to other countries to bring in money for Brazil Cattle Ranchers
The rainforest group that wants to protect the biodiversity of the plants and animals Environmental Groups
People who visit a place to see a unique ecosystem and spend money there for hotels, food, and services Ecotourism
Using the forest's resources while still preserving it, like shade-grown coffee and strip logging Sustainable development
Certified wood and paper and rainforest-alliance certified chocolate Products that protect the rainforest
Areas of greatest gains in forests US, Europe, northern Africa and China
Areas of greatest losses of forests Tropical rainforest countries, Afghanistan, Pakistan and Australia
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