This means that as we destroy these plants, we destroy the potential to cure life-threatening illnesses and diseases. Deforestation comes in many forms. It is cleared by chainsaws, bulldozers and unsustainable logging for its timber value as well as fires and degradation due to climate change. This is followed by farming and ranching operations. Increasing proportions of deforestation is because of industrial activities and large scale agriculture.
Most people in Honduras live in the north where most of the factories for work are located, but indigenous people and anyone else living in the rural areas deal with most of the effects of deforestation. When you remove large areas of forest the climate will begin to change and effect anyone living around it. Since Honduras is a poor country it is harder to protect yourself from environmental changes. Also, by deforestation the water sources they use are no longer protected and leave rural and urban areas without good drinking water. Illegal logging is still a rising problem, because those doing so are not having to pay taxes on sales to other countries, and this is taking away from all wood sellers in the Honduras community.
The forests always had occasional fires for as long as there had been a forest, but the frequency and the severity of man-made fires resulted in a negative environmental impact as well as social discontent over forest depletion. Large scale fires result in a loss of topsoil. The hot temperatures reached in large fires burns away the topsoil and organic material in the soil that is vital to the health of the forest. Less vegetation as a result of forest fires doubles the amount of runoff flowing into mountain streams, and increases the speed at which snow melts and fills streams. Effects such as these can have unpredictable effects on the environment.
In his video Ea says that the trees will continue to be mowed down simply to produce paper and money. Moreover, trees possess the ability to provide most living creature with the air they need to survive. In addition, they also provide the key to cures and aid in the fight against pollution, but they can’t do that when they are dead. Ea states that the Native Americans took care of the Earth in behalf of their grandchildren. Not to mention after Columbus came to America this positive mindset changed Europeans infected the natives and took their land.
Rainforests are vital for human and animal lives as they are home to millions of species, and home to tribal people. Tribal people rely on their surroundings for food, shelter, and medicines but they are often destroyed. Deforestation affects both the animals and the people who live in a nearby area. Deforestation interferes with the health of human being and the environment throughout climate change, wildlife extinction, the production of oxygen, global warming, and much more. Deforestation kills more than just trees; when people finally want to change the environment for the better, it will be too
It results from the deliberate removal of forest cover. This conversion of forest to an alternative permanent non-forested land use such as agriculture, grazing or urban development. It is seemingly a primary concern for the developing countries of the tropics causing loss of biodiversity and enhancing the greenhouse effect. In addition to conversion, it also includes degradation which reduces forest quality, density and trees structure, supply of ecological services, the biomass of plants and animals, diversity of species and genetics. Drivers of Deforestation The drivers of deforestation are complex and interconnected.
Deforestation: Good or Bad? By Tristan McDermott (Final Copy) Deforestation is a controversial environmental issue, with some people believing that it is necessary to cut down trees to make room for things such as buildings and roads, while others believe that it is bad because it is destroying the environment. I believe that deforestation, while it does have a few positive effects, mainly has negative effects that massively outweigh the positive effects. According to an article written by National Geographic, (https://www.nationalgeographic.com/environment/global-warming/deforestation/) deforestation is a major contributor to global warming: “Trees also play a critical role in absorbing the greenhouse gases that fuel global warming.
Deforestation is the act of cutting down a large quantity of trees in a short period of time. When this happens it causes adverse effects on the environment. It can be done in a variety of ways from cutting to burning. Either way mass deforestation is bad and needs to stop before it is too late. One culprit of our deforestation is
Deforestation definitely does more harm than good. It leaves numerous negative effects on the environment and the ecosystem. The main problem caused by deforestation is that it disrupts the carbon cycle, which is linked to climate change and greenhouse effect as well. Tropical deforestation contributes to around 20% of the world’s overall emission of greenhouse gas. Carbon is an example of a greenhouse gas.
These impacts involve the blocking of animal habitat by mine camps or tracks or even total habitat loss due to removal of vegetation. Deforestation is the most obvious impact of mining and has also an impact on depending species, supports erosion as well as landslides because of unprotected soil. Aside from that soil degradation is another problem, which influences domestic vegetation and might changes the whole vegetation