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Deforestation In India

Deforestation Table of Contents Introduction 1 Important Facts 1 Historical Background 1-2 Background Law 2 Causes of Deforestation 2 The Green House Effect 2-3 Reducing Deforestation 3 Case Studies 3-4 Pros and Cons 4-5 Conclusion 5 Bibliography 6 Ninety...

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Deforestation is clearing Earth's forests on a massive scale, often resulting in damage to the quality of the land. Deforestation is a problem that is caused largely by greed and want for property, money and possibly status. In many parts of the world the forest is taken for granted as a replenishable resource, which it is. The problem is that the trees cannot be regrown and replanted at the rate at which they are being cut down. For this reason the forests are declining at an incredible rate and...

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BIOL101 Article Review 5/1/2010 Deforestation It is impossible to overstate the importance of humankind's clearing of the forests. The transformation of forested lands by human actions represents one of the great forces in global environmental change and one of the great drivers of biodiversity loss. The impact of people has been and continues to be profound. Forests are cleared, degraded and fragmented by timber harvest, conversion to agriculture, road-building, human-caused fire, and in...

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DEFORESTATION AND SPECIES LOSS 1.0 WHAT IS DEFORESTATION? Deforestation is the process whereby natural forests are cleared through logging and/or burning, either to use the timber or to replace the area for alternative uses. 2.0 WHAT IS THE EXTENT OF DEFORESTATION? 12-15 million hectares of forest are lost each year, the equivalent of 36 football fields per minute. 3.0 WHAT ARE THE MAJOR CAUSES OF DEFORESTATION? Deforestation can happen quickly, such as when a fire sweeps through the...

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DEFORESTATION 1. OVERVIEW Forests cover 31% of the land area on our planet. They produce vital oxygen and provide homes for people and wildlife. Many of the world’s most threatened and endangered animals live in forests, and 1.6 billion people rely on benefits forests offer, including food, fresh water, clothing, traditional medicine and shelter. But forests around the world are under threat from deforestation, jeopardizing these benefits. Deforestation comes in many forms, including fires...

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DEFORESTATION Deforestation has been described as the cutting down of trees without planting others in their place. Deforestation, clearance or clearing is the removal of a forest or stand of trees where the land is thereafter converted to a non-forest use. Examples of deforestation include conversion of forestland to farms, ranches, or urban use. It is hard to think that there was a time when 90% of the earth was covered by trees, but this was once the case. More than half of the animal and plant...

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DEFORESTATION INTRODUCTION: Deforestation refers to the cutting, clearing, and removal of rainforest or related ecosystems into less bio-diverse ecosystems such as pasture, cropland, or plantations. Examples of deforestation include conversion of forestland to farms, ranches, or urban use. Thus, deforestation is an important issue to be discussed. It has adverse effects on each living beings' life. Deforestation has become a huge concern in today's life as there has been a rise in the decline...

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CONSEQUENCES OF DEFORESTATION In some cases, deforestation can be beneficial. Given the right mix of social needs, economic opportunities, and environmental conditions, it can be a rational conversion from one type of land use to a more productive one. The tragedy lies in the fact that most lands that have been deforested in recent decades are not suited for long-term farming or ranching and they quickly degrade once the forest has been cut and burnt. Unlike the fertile soils of temperate latitudes...

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In the same way land grabbers are capturing the forests and making big buildings. Deforestation not only involves the tree destruction but also manages the wild animals. They as much block the natural circle and this ultimately results into race destruction. This action has long-lasting effect on the survival of human race. Deforestation involves the cutting down, burning, and damaging of forests. Deforestation can be defined as the change of forest with depletion of tree crown cover more than...

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Introduction Deforestation is the process of clearing the forest by cutting down the trees for fulfilling different demands. Forest has a vital role in meeting people's needs. Therefore people usually cut down the trees of the forest without having proper knowledge. Indeed, exploit of land really lend a big helping to grow in economic. For example, exploit of land is for wider develop range, the lands is use to build households, buildings and as we know trees had a very high demand all across...

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