Speech On Deforestation

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DEFORESTATION

Trees are considered as the most important contributors to the history of human existence and its development. Many human societies worship the trees as a deity till now. This is an inherent part of their tradition. But the trees have immense scientific influence and importance more than anything else. They are the key to our survival. But, blinded by the progress toward ultra-modernism, human beings have engaged themselves in destroying these great contributors at a rapid pace. Forests are being demolished ruthlessly and nature is feeling the impact. Deforestation is the ultimate wrong step toward the progress as it unsettles the natural balance. This is possibly the greatest problem for the survival. Therefore, it is the best
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The issue is clearly simple to understand. People demolish forests in order to use that piece of land for other purposes like residence, industry, business or any other use. Such large-scale devastation of the forests is considered as deforestation. About 30 percent of the earth 's total land is covered with forests. So, they are vital to the natural balance. Unfortunately, deforestation is a global phenomenon. It is not limited to any particular region on this planet. Forests are being recklessly destroyed throughout the world. Recent researches have brought out some really threatening facts related to deforestation. Surveys show that the entire annual amount of deforestation can sum up to 18million acres of land. Although deforestation takes place throughout the world, the most damaged areas are those covered with tropical rainforests. Almost half of the entire rainforests has already been cleared from the world. NASA predicts that if deforestation continues at this rapid pace, there will be no signs of the rainforests within the period of coming 100years. This is really a warning and moreover, a threat to the…show more content…
If we do not counter this global problem, then we will have to face a challenging situation to our survival. Before that moment comes, this is the situation when we should try to find the possible solutions to deforestation and take proper steps. At this point, the most suitable countermeasure for deforestation seems to be reforestation. Reforestation will help rebuilding and restoring habitats for many wildlife species, stabilizing the CO2 cycle, normalizing the water cycle, reducing the soil erosion, and increasing the CO2 storage capacity of the trees. Another solution is shifting the human beings to a diet plan that is wholesomely based on plants. This will decrease deforestation as there will be no need of raising a huge amount of livestock. But experts argue that these countermeasures cannot compensate the loss already happened due to deforestation. These are also unable to produce fruitful results if deforestation continues at such rapid pace. Therefore, the primary and most important solution to deforestation is to effectively slow down the pace and rate of
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