Why do we need alternatives to this kind of agriculture?
Effects of Slash-and-Burn Positive 1.Makes plenty of land to use for farming. 2.Creates a surplus (extra amount) of food. 3.The food is very nutritious. 4.Easy method of clearing a large amount of land. Negative 1.Destroys habitat for animals. 2.Releases carbon dioxide (greenhouse gasses) into the atmosphere. 3.Destroys the land for future use. 4.Farmer needs to rotate crops.