Deforestation

Some Facts About Deforestation

Deforestation is a permanent destruction of forests and woods. Deforestation is the conversion of forested area to the non forest land for the use of industrial gain, livestock, and urban use. In the ancient times, most of the land was covered with forests. As the population and other demands damage the earth and it leaded […]

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Afforestation

Difference between Afforestation and Deforestation

To start with, Planting trees and growing them has become very rare nowadays. Now that people are educated and want to give back something to the country, they have started some of the initiatives to ensure that there is only afforestation. It will obviously take time to impact but something is always better than nothing […]

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Afforestation

Intense Forest Fires Threaten to Derail Indonesia’s Progress in Reducing Deforestation

Intense Forest Fires Threaten to Derail Indonesia’s Progress in Reducing Deforestation Comments | Add Comment | Print Many farmers in Indonesia use slash-and-burn methods to clear land for agriculture. Photo by Wakx/Flickr Indonesia’s forest fires have made headlines globally over the past few weeks. This year’s forest fires have affected millions of people. Schools have closed in some […]

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Deforestation

How to Stop Deforestation?

Deforestation has rapidly destroyed much of the planet’s forests for years. One major challenge for governments and environmentalists alike would be how to stop deforestation so current environmental conditions would not come to worse. In the past centuries, people have been naturally cutting down trees and burning down forests. Take note that hundreds of years […]

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Deforestation

The Effects of Deforestation

According to the UN statistics, our planet’s forest area is estimated around 30% of the total land area. When we compare that to the total forest area during the 17th century, it is more than 50% of our land area. It is a sad fact that we are losing forest area of that size of […]

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Afforestation

Reforestation of Forests & Woodlands

Reforestation is the rebuilding of existing forests and woodlands which have been depleted. There has recently been an increased demand for reforestation. Whether it is due to global warming, endangered species, or supplies needed in everyday life, such as houses, paper, furniture, etc., reforestation is quickly becoming a reality. The term reforestation can also be […]

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Deforestation

Mining Effects on the Environment

Mining is the process of extracting different kinds of minerals from the ground to use the material for different things. Materials that will be mined include iron ore, gold, diamond, stone, asbestos, lead, coal among many others. Many people depend on these mined materials for their daily upkeep and they will help in boosting and […]

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