Thesis Statement and Significant Details from the essay.
" LESSONS FROM A WALK IN THE RAINFOREST"
This is a point form listing of the critical information found in the essay.
1. Thesis: The Choco Rainforest is in immediate danger and once destroyed it will never be reclaimed or duplicated.
One thing you could think about is that you could summarize the biodiversity issue – all points Suzuki makes- then go to the human equation and then back to the solution. In short: Thesis –Biodiversity—People-- AF
2. Location of the Choco—Columbia – Panama to Peru
3. 30, 000 aboriginals live in the Choco and treasure their way of life.
4. Bio-diversity keeps the rainforest strong – gives it resilience which is the key to its survival
5. There are actually 2 groups of people -- the aboriginals and the Afro-Columbians and they have different agendas. Money often seduces very poor countries into agreeing to detrimental actions
6. Agroforestry: the practice of collecting plants from the primary forest and planting them in a buffer zone – a surrounding AF zone. 50% of plants can be found here.
7. Conclusion: Agroforestry has the best chance of preserving the way of life and the integrity of the Choco rainforest which is called the "lungs of the planet.. This practice should be adopted.