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As everybody knows the earth is getting polluted everyday. Trees in the jungle are being cut and being cleared indiscriminately. The indiscriminate cutting down of trees has resulted in flash floods in the villages and the cities and also cause heating up the temperature. This has resulted unnecessary loss of lives and properties and causes inconvenience to many people.
Waste and garbage are being thrown in the river and the sea and many marine animals die because of sea water being polluted with illegal dumping of toxic chemicals. In the name development, more food and daily waste such as non-biodegradable plastics are being produced by human being until no land space are available for disposal.
As more industries and vehicles are being built, our breathing air becomes more polluted with gas emitted from factories, cars, lorries and other vehicles. Te use of CFCs (chlorofluorocarbon) in many our daily equipments such as refrigerators and spray aerosols cause the depletion of the ozone layer that functions to protect us from the harmful effect of the sun and cosmic rays. The depletion of the ozone layer will increase the exposure of the dangerous cosmic rays to human and thus will increase the incidence of skin cancer.
What can we do or at least minimize these problems? Responsible governments must sure that no indiscriminate clearing of the forests are being carried out. Illegal clearing of forest must be controlled and stopped. Legal cutting down of trees in the forests for nation development must be replaced with younger trees. Tree replanting programme should be encouraged. Only old trees are allowed to be cut down for logging or timber purposes. License for logging must be controlled so that the money generating income of the timber industry could be sustained. Later...
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