By: Hanna, Summer & anthony
Definition of Deforestation
the state of being clear of trees or the removal of trees
Examples Of Deforestation
-The world’s rain forests could completely vanish in a hundred years at the current rate of deforestation.
-Deforestation comes in many forms, including fires, clear-cutting for agriculture, ranching and development, unsustainable logging for timber, and degradation due to climate change.
1. What are 2 main issues with Deforestation?
-It impacts people’s lives and threatens a wide range of plant and animal species.
-It has high global prices for agricultural commodities that have also encouraged growers to cut down trees to make room for farmland.
2. The Negative affects on the enviroment
-Deforestation has cut down trees without planting others in their place. That is less trees birds and animals have to live in.
-Deforestation makes soil prone to erosion by agents such as wind and water. The roots of trees hold the particles of soil together that, preventing the fertile top soil from being carried away. Soil erosion leads to loss of productivity of the land due to loss of mineral nutrients and soil micro organisms.
3. What are the main regions or areas in or nearest to North america that are affected by Deforestation?
Mexico and Brazil are the nearest regions that have bad deforestation
4. Wildlife affected by Deforestaion
Other species like birds, cats, monkeys, sloths, and other exotic animals are without a home in the rainforest because of Deforestation.
5. What wildlife is most affected by Deforestation?
The Tiger species, it has dropped extremely by Deforestation. The species went from 100,000 to 3,200
6. How are wildlife affected by Deforestation?
Wildlife gets diseases from being homeless so long and then they bring it to humans.
7. Does Deforestation affect our lives in League city? / Could it ever reach this area?
-Yes it affects us because we need oxygen to breathe and if they cut down trees people will start dying.
-It might reach the area.
8. Who or what causes Deforestation?
Agriculture another causes is logging. When someone first cut down a tree for firewood that started deforestation.
9. What are the solutions that people have come up with for deforestation?
-Greenpeace is a campaigning for zero deforestation
-The solution is to recycle more paper products and make more things electronic, such as billing procedures.
Our group Ideas / Implemented now?
- Write a newsletter
We think it could be implemented now so people just need to start doing thoughs things.