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Denuding of Bangladeshi Forests

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Research Paper on
Denuding the Bangladeshi Forests

Kashef Ul Hoda; ID# 061 662 030

English 105, Section 5

Ms. Maleka Sarwar
April 17th, 2010

Abstract……………………………………..…………………………………………………..

Bangladesh is now on the verge of loosing its much loved symbol of greenery which made our country known as the lush green landscape - “Sobuj Bangladesh”. We are to loose this “green blessing” due to massive and uncontrolled deforestation, now at its peak. This research was conducted by interviewing two experts in the field of biodiversity and forestry, while also taking a survey with 26 respondents from diverse backgrounds. The results display a grave situation of our forests, simply vanishing at a remarkably quick rate. Although our media have been successful to spread the message of our deforestation problem, but the extent of the problem deserves a lot more attention (in terms of documentaries and shows dedicated to this problem). The research shows that this unfortunate crisis is as a result of constant government negligence and an increasing rise of the countries population.

Introduction……………………………………………………………………………………..

Bangladesh is located in a humid tropical region and is very fertile for plants and forests. As a country we have always depended on our trees that provide shelter against our most common natural hazards. The forests of Bangladesh have been under planned management for over a hundred years. Since the independence of Bangladesh in 1971, we have been facing tough challenges due to unplanned industrialization, corruption and other demographic pressures.

Trees and wild-growths are known to act as a natural shield from hurricanes and tornadoes as well as holding landslides away, and thus preventing great damage to properties and life. Deforestation of our foothills, mangrove forests, tree covered areas for reasons like fuel wood, industrialization, commercial purposes (e.g. furniture needs)...
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