Causes Of Deforestation

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DEFORESTATION In the development country, the increasing need of a land space for agricultural, industrial and residential; and the most importantly urban development needs are required with the growing of population. In other terms, deforestation means that the clearing or felling of forest which covered by the tree plantations in order to accommodate agricultural, industrial or any urban development needs. Deforestation is primarily a concern for the developing countries of the tropics (Myers, 1994) as it is shrinking areas of the tropical forests which cause the loss of biodiversity and it enhances of the greenhouse effects (Angelsen, 1999). The removal of forests involves a permanent end of the forest to make the land available for agricultural,…show more content…
This matter should be concerns among community in order to save the forests from any anthropogenic activities. The causes of deforestation can be classified into two specific factors which direct and indirect causes of deforestation. Based on a few sources, direct causes of deforestation are relatively easy to define in a particular area (Panayotou, 1990), while indirect causes which are usually the main factors of deforestation that cause most disagreement and the ones which are the hardest issue to quantify (Bhatnagar, 1991) (Mather, 1992). Furthermore, there are direct causes of deforestation which are expansion of farming land, logging and fuel wood; overgrazing, air pollution and so on (Sumit…show more content…
The role of the population in deforestation is debatable issues in this worldwide. Population density is affect on deforestation which also give an impact to this controversy issues. Based on several study shows that poverty and overpopulation among countries are contributing to the major cause of deforestation or loss of growth of forest. Generally, many NGOs or other agencies belived that they can solve this problem or issues by encourage the development around that area. Certainly, it cannot be happened with cutting or logging the trees for that purpose. Moreover, there a few research also believed that rapid population growth in this world contributing a major indirect causes of deforestation and over arching.there more people that prefer food and space of a land requires for agriculture and habitation. According to Colchester and Lohmann, the growing population in rich industrialized nations are therefore responsible for much of the exploitation of the earth and there is a clear link between the consumption in rich countries and deforestation in the tropics (Colchester, 1993). Furthermore, many people claimed that deforestation is affected mainly by the uneven distribution of wealth among

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