Figure 11: A large hill that has been cleared using slash and burn techniques in north-eastern
Myanmar. Slash-and-burn is an exceedingly destructive method used to clear forests for agriculture.
Slash and burn is a major driver of the loss of biodiversity on earth.[fn][[nid:1949]][/fn]
Figure 7: In this aerial image of Kuheia Bay at Kahoolawe Island in Hawaii you can see
erosional run off from the island into the ocean. Nutrients and minerals that are part of that run off
will enter the marine food web as food for algae.[fn][[nid:1947]][/fn]