Deforestation Essay | Deforestation

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Deforestation

Summary: Deforestation causes not only the loss of our precious forests, but also the destruction of land, the extinction of species, and the loss of necessary and potentially helpful resources. This poses direct harm to us as human beings, but if we take proper means to prevent the total destruction of our land, we might be able to salvage what is left of our environment.
Can you picture the world without the tropics? Without rainforests? This is what we are on our way to seeing, thanks to logging: the deforestation of land. Deforestation not only causes the loss of our precious forests, but it also causes the destruction of land, species extinction, and loss of necessary and potentially helpful resources.

The biggest problem associated with logging is the destruction of land. Swidden,

or slash-and-burn farming, is the biggest contributor to this. Farmers have cultivated

rainforest soil by cutting down all the trees in one area, then burning them so the nutrients

will diffuse into the soil (Deforestation... 66). This technique, however, is only effective

for a few years before the soil gives out, and then, the farmer has to move on to another

plot of land. Swidden has been used for thousands of years and is generally harmless on a

small scale, but when more...

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