Taia DeBenedetti period 8


Deforestation is the clearing of trees. Turning a forest into cleared land. chopping down trees to put cattle or even a shopping mall.

The Causes of Deforestation

The increase in global demand for goods such as palm oil and soybeans, are making industrial-scale producers to clear forests at a fast rate.

solutions to provent deforstation

  • Buy from companies that have a commitment to reducing deforestation through an environmentally friendly purchasing policy.
  • Educate your friends, family, and community about how our everyday actions can impact forests.
  • stop cutting down trees, and start planting trees.

The challenges that exist

We are losing our primeval forests, which regulate our climate and water resources. Also animals are losing there homes. Rising global temperatures damage and kill trees. it increases drought and forest fires. Dying trees releases carbon, which increases our global temperature.
Harmful Effects of Deforestation

Forests cover 31% of the land area on our planet. They produce vital oxygen and provide homes for people and wildlife. Deforestation comes in many forms, including fires, clear-cutting for agriculture, ranching and development, unsustainable logging for timber, and degradation due to climate change.