Disadvantages Of Deforestation

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Do you know that agricultural lands cover 31% of the earth? And because of deforestation processes these lands are disappearing. Deforestation is defined as removing the forests which includes trees, and plants to make the land accessible for different uses. Forests are important as it is a home of many creatures and it also surrounds the earth with large quantities of oxygen and the disposal of carbon. Some species are suffering from deforestation actions because they depend on these trees and plants as a shelter and as a food source. Deforestation is a procedure that is one of human activities. Less forests mean that the earth is threatened and may not survive in the future. There are many ways of removing the trees such as clear cutting and burning them. The most popular area that is being affected from these actions is the tropical area such as rainforests, and if these processes continued, the rainforests will disappear. Although deforestation has benefits for humans such as taking the wood to make paper, build a house, or even for fuel which is very valuable nowadays, however, deforestation has a lot of negative environmental, social and economic impacts. A good and healthy environment is…show more content…
There are many people lives beside these forests and they depend on forests to get wood from the trees, food and medicine from the plants, and they also go for hunting. Unfortunately, deforestation disrupt their way of living, and because of clearing these forests, people who lives there will have to migrate and social conflict will happen. These people are often poor, so by leaving their villages and moving to another land, they may suffer a lot and work under inhumane circumstances just to gain money to buy food. According to Ho (2014) needy individuals are always compelled to move from their towns frequently to remote sides where they work under harsh conditions. Therefore, deforestation has bad social

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