What Is The Forest Elimination
According to Deforestation threats (n.d.), forests overspread 31% of lands around the world which they benefit to any species such as providing habitats and producing food products. However, in the present day, forests are threatened by deforestation which occurs in many countries, but mostly in Europe, North Africa, and the Middle East (Thoreau, 2010). The word ‘deforestation’ refers to human’s activities such as clearing lands and cutting trees for selling or farming which benefit to human themselves. However, their activities can cause any terrible conditions on environment and make some difficulties to wildlife and any species.
To understand and have a thorough knowledge about the word deforestation in a general way, most people realize that deforestation is an action that destroys forests by cutting or burning for using timbers or replacing an area in agricultural ways (Hornby, 2010). To provide an example of deforestation in history of Scotland, according to Trees for life - Deforestation (n.d.), approximately 5,000 years ago, Scottish forest previously was not only densely covered by various groups of trees, but animals’ species were also diverse. Until the arrival of farmers, they burnt many forestlands and cut many trees down for planting, producing fuel and selling timbers. For this reason, highlands in Scotland has encountered with the destruction of forests and loss of biodiversity.
Deforestation is now one part of the human’s lives because many people do for responding their own needs and wants. For people who need to deforest in order to survive, they may mostly live in rural area. The first significant activity that is very necessary for some rural people is to do agricultures. According to “Economic and social development department” (n.d.), agricultural product is only main source of foods that human need to depend on it for their
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