Deforestation

How a Forest Fire Can Affect Our Lives

Imagine a vast pine forest looming before you. You’re standing in the middle of a clearing listening to the sounds of nature around you. Birds are chirping, the wind is rustling through the trees, and off in the distance, you can hear the waves crashing onto a beach. The fresh smell of pine engulfs your senses.\nThis beautiful area is my family’s campground in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. That is, until five years ago, when the area around our campsite on Duck Lake was destroyed…


Globalization and Its Consequences

The second feature of states is population. Most of states have permanent of population. Those peoples in states called as citizens. In other words, a population may refer to a whole community of individuals, things, activities, visits to hospitals, or measurements. It also can be said that a population is an collective observation of subjects bound together by a common function. For example, if we know a town\'s specific population we can estimate the number of resources it needs. We can d…


The Importance of Trees in Human Life

Background of Study Paper is unquestionably essential to education, printing, publishing and numerous other industries. It is widely used for writing, printing documents, photocopying and remains an essential tool of modern communication (MBendi, 2001). Paper is made from pulp, which is a lignocellulosic fibrous material prepared by chemically or mechanically separating cellulose fibres from wood, fiber crops or waste paper (Aremu, Aperolola and Dabonyan, 2015). Historically, paper was ma…


A Problem of Deforestation in Modern World

The disappearance of trees, unquestioningly accepted as an indication of environmental degradation, evoked reactions ranging from disheartening feelings of powerlessness to various forms of cynicism (Kuchli, 1997 Page 8). Not only do forests support plants and animals; but they also have local and even global impact on ecosystem sustainability. It will be the object of this essay to analyze, based on a global scale, the patterns of deforestation. Also, a close examination will be made on a chos…


An Argument Against Deforestation and Its Effects

“80% of the planet's original forests are gone” (Annie Leonard). eforestation or slash and burn is the act of “cleaning up” the forests, but consequently, it is only damaging the land. Without the beautiful rain forests, our lives are being slowly diminished each day. As agriculture is important to farmers and even us, these individuals it is the cause of this horrific act. On the other hand, Mother Nature sometimes is the cause of this because of wildfires. Howe…


Industrial Developments On The Boreal Forest Of Canada

Many industrial developments are causing an increased pressure on the boreal forest of Canada. However, industrial development is an important source of jobs and income for many communities in the nation (Wells). According to the Boreal Songbirds website, the footprint of natural resource extraction industries of the boreal forest already expands over 180 million acres. It is said that this large footprint is caused directly from forestry, hydropower, mining industries, and oil and gas extra…


An Analysis of the Topic of the Deforestation

Ninety percent of our trees, 300 - 900 years old, have been cut down. The remaining 10% is all we will ever have. Deforestation is a significant issue of our time and must be taken seriously if we want to protect our remaining forests. The definition of deforestation by the Random House Dictionary of the English Language is 'to divest or clear of forests or trees' and we must stop deforestation to save our planet. My intent on writing this essay is to enlighten the reader about the fact…


An Analysis of the Subject of Deforestation and the Effects

The subject of deforestation and the effects that it has on the environment have been heavily debated for a long time; particularly over the last few years. Governments and large lumber companies see large profits in the mass deforestation of forests and state that their actions are having few, if any, harmful effects on the environment. Most people disagree with this and think that the environmental effects are devastating and will become irreversibly disastrous in the very near future. Whethe…


An Analysis of the Problem of the Destruction of the Rainforests

The destruction of the rainforests is happening at a great rate and must be stopped now. A delegate from U.S. Congress, Al Gore , says 1/ "The devastation of the rainforest is just unbelievable. It's one of the great tragedies of all history." Last year the smoke in Porto Velho, the capital of the Brazilian state of Rondonia, was so thick the airport had to be shut down. 2/ "An estimated 12,350 square miles of Brazilian rain forest an area larger than Belgium, was reduced to …


An Analysis of the Problem of Deforestation

Deforestation  Every minute fifty acres of rain forest are destroyed and some twenty five species become extinct, many befor we are even able to study them. Rare plants and flowers that could provide possible cures for Cancer , Aids and other deadly diseases are lost forever Thousands of animals and birds are being killed to make way for vast cattle ranches ,buildings and supper highways that are destructive to the environment. Millions of acres of forest are being cut down with catastr…


An Analysis of the Ecological Issue of Deforestation

Ecological issue: Deforestation, logging Issues: Effects wildlife habitats biodiversity Increases soil degradation erosion. Carbon storage - leads to more Carbon dioxide in atmosphere - leads to global warming Social- technological: Can lead to global warming Less use of timber to stop Essay. The ecological issue that I have been researching is the Deforestation. This is a major issue in Australia and the world. Forests provide the world with a range of resourc…


Different Causes of Deforestation and Measures to Deal with the Problem

Causes for Deforestation The Rainforests are being destroyed, daily at alarming rates. The deforestation is caused by three main factors: Commercial Logging, Non-commercial Farming Operations and Commercial Agricultural Development, there are also many minor factors, but the biggest of these is Cocaine production. Many sources pinpoint commercial logging as the primary culprit in tropical rainforest destruction. Logging damages the rainforest directly through the removal of commercially val…


An Analysis of the Destruction of the Rainforest

The destruction of the rainforest is a problem that the people of the world can not continue to ignore. 14 percent of the Earth's land used to be covered by rainforests yet this number has dropped significantly to only about 6 percent (http://www.ran.org/ran/info_center/index.html). Rainforests provide the people of the world with many necessities, some of which would no longer be available if rainforests did not exist. In the last 50 years, rainforests have declined at a terrifying speed o…


Depletion and Destruction of Tropical Rainforests in the World

Tropical Rainforests: Today and Tomorrow Tropical rainforests are the worlds last paradise, and without the contributions of mankind, they will diminish forever. There are many types of tropical rainforests in the world. One of these is the lowland forest. Lowland forests are generally located at very low elevations (Sayre 9). They contain extremely tall tress with very small amounts of branch growth (Sayre 9). The lowland source of moisture relies mainly on the intermittent rain (Sayre 9…


Concerns and Facts Involved With Reforestation in Ontario

REFORESTATION  The purpose of this written report is to inform the reader about the concerns and facts involved with reforestation. Reforestation began in Ontario after World War II. What happened was, professional foresters were assigned to an area and became responsible for its well being. Under the Crown Timber Act, long term management was prepared. Then the many steps needed to rebuild a forest began. Included in this report will be information on the effects of cutting and replant…


Old Growth Deforestation

Old growth forests in the Northwest have fallen victim to the activities of human beings. Companies are replacing these vital forests with plantations or second-growth forests, resulting in the disruption of the vital network of harmonious relationships that sustain the intricate old-growth forest communities. Many people are oblivious to the fact that these forests are essential to our planet. Not only do they provide homes for many wildlife species, but they also accumulate biomass more effic…


The Effect of Deforestation on the Climate and Environment

Deforestation is caused by the growing demand for forest products and the conversion of forest to agriculture as the human population continues to expand. In 1750 cropland and pastureland occupied 6-7% of the global land surface; by 1990 cropland and pastureland occupied 35-39% of the global land surface. It is estimated that the world is currently losing over 9 million hectares per year which is an area the size of Portugal. Deforestation not only affects the climate by increasing the atmosphe…


Deforestation of the Pacific Northwest

One of the most controversial areas associated with the global problem of deforestation is the Pacific Northwest of the US. The problem can be broken down into several issues that all tie in together. These include the near extinction of the Northern Spotted Owl, the business aspect of logging versus the environmental aspect, and the role of the government in this problem. In 1973, the Endangered Species Act (ESA) was passed. This enabled the Dept. of Commerce and Dept. of the Interior to pl…


Deforestation of the Pacific Northwest

One of the most controversial areas associated with the global problem of deforestation is the Pacific Northwest of the US. The problem can be broken down into several issues that all tie in together. These include the near extinction of the Northern Spotted Owl, the business aspect of logging versus the environmental aspect, and the role of the government in this problem. In 1973, the Endangered Species Act (ESA) was passed. This enabled the Dept. of Commerce and Dept. of the Interior to pl…


Deforestation of the Pacific Northwest

One of the most controversial areas associated with the global problem of deforestation is the Pacific Northwest of the US. The problem can be broken down into several issues that all tie in together. These include the near extinction of the Northern Spotted Owl, the 'business' aspect of logging versus the environmental aspect, and the role of the government in this problem. In 1973, the Endangered Species Act (ESA) was passed. This enabled the Dept. of Commerce and Dept. of the Inte…


Deforestation: A Cancer to Society

Deforestation is a very controversial issue, and perhaps some people do not see how badly deforestation if affecting humanity. Deforestation results in a lot of greenhouse gas emissions; in fact deforestation in the Amazon rainforest located in Brazil causes about 15% of the world'sgreenhouse gas emissions (Tollefson, 2011). Of course deforestation is not something that can be stopped immediately, it requires time and effort. The fact that deforestation is such a huge problem is because hum…


A Strong Argument Against Deforestation

Deforestation - Persuasive Essay Have you ever thought about how important forests are in life? The trees in your surrounding seem unimportant as you go about daily life, acknowledging them only as the scenery and background in your life. But if you think about it, trees are everywhere in life. Your furniture, paper you write on, fruit you eat, even the air you breathe comes from trees. We, as consumers rely heavily on trees and forests as resources, but forests are shrinking instead of grow…


Usage Drone in Forests and Agriculture

A drone is an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) or uncrewed aerial vehicle that flies without a human pilot onboard. The word DRONE stands for “Dynamic Remotely Operated Navigation Equipment”. It is capable of controlled, sustained level flight and is powered by a jet. Birth of unmanned aerial vehicle happened when Archibald Low developed Ruston Proctor Aerial Target used as a guided weapon during World War I (Newcome, 2004). During the initial periods, UAVs were mainly used for militar…


Digital Divide and Empowerment of Farm Women

Women are the major workforce of agriculture production system in India. They participate and play a key role in a broad range of agricultural activities such as production, processing, preservation and utilization of food. Even though women constitute almost half of the workforce engaged in agriculture and animal husbandry, their involvement in decision, is very load. The right of women has been largely overlooked and in many instances their circumstance is little higher than that of farm labo…


Hazard of Aircraft and Bird Strike

 What is a bird strike Bird strike is a collision of bird or bat with an airborne vehicle such as an aircraft. Usually, a bird strike is fatal to bird and it causes damages to aircraft structures. The area of high possibility to get a bird strike is radome, windscreen, fuselage section, wing leading edge and, engine inlet area. Ingestion of a bird into an aircraft engine will cause the engine to shut down abruptly. This will cause the aircraft to suffer some power loss and loss of li…


Soil Erosion at Tshakhuma

AIM To identify degraded sites that need to be treated and to provide a guideline for practical and cost effective methods that can be used to combat each type of soil erosion. OBJECTIVES   To identify causes of soil erosion To improve water retention in the soil To reduce the effects of raindrops splash erosion on exposed soil surface LITERATURE Soil erosion is a process that involves wearing away if topsoil. The process involves loosening of the soil part…


The Balance of Carbon Dioxide

INTRODUCTION : The term carbon impression is classified as the collective sum of the ozone diminishing substances delivered either in a roundabout or the straightforward way boost human exercises, which are normally, communicated in identical huge amounts of carbon dioxide (CO2). By the end of the day: When a person drives a vehicle, so that vehicle or motor consumes the fuel and that contributes in the specific measure of CO2, depending upon the motor’s fuel consumption and the drivin…


Formation of Crude Oil and Discovery in India

Abstract The economic world today is largely dependent on fossil fuels, particularly crude oil (often known as petroleum). It refers to naturally occurring oil that is produced from hydrocarbons and other substances present in small quantities. It can be found underneath the crust of the earth trapped between the layers of impervious rocks, along with natural gas and water. There have been numerous theories surrounding the formation of crude oil, of which the Organic Theory is most commonl…


Carson National Forest Plan Revision

Carson National Forest is currently in the process of revising its existing 1986 Forest Plan under the 2012 Planning Rule for the National Forest System. The forest plan provides strategic direction to guide the management of forest resources as well as a framework for decision-making on site-specific projects and activities. Introduction Carson National Forest (NF) is located in northern New Mexico and contains 1.5 million acres. It is managed by the United States Department of Agricul…


The Benefits and Drawbacks of Globalization

Globalization is the process of operating business activities on an international level.It is the process of interaction among people from various countries in the world through the enlargement of business activities.It is the extension of capital, manpower, technology and information to different countries.It is a process by which economies and cultures have been drawn deeper together and have become more inter-connected through global network of trade , capital flows, and spread of technology…


Role of Agrarian Culture in India Development

Paper in the background of rebellions incorporated new agrarian concepts. Unlike the peasant movements, the tribal movements developed a religious and political overtone. The failure of the first phase of movements had made the tribes look inward. They sought to restructure the entire social system; which became the beginning of revitalisation movements. The leadership of the movements emerged from the ranks of peasants and educated tribals was offered by those outsiders who had gained a footin…


Environmental Issue of Hunting

Small game hunting is past down from generation to generation. Now wouldn’t it be nice to small game hunt year round. The memories that would be made year after year. With hunting year round there would still have to be regulations that would keep things in check. But it would still make hunting exciting. For some hunters year round it’s almost a possibility. A longer hunting season split into four seasons money from the license we purchase year after year. Are a big part of th…


Environmental Problem in Nepal

Nepal is sanctified with colourful culture, charming biodiversity and outstanding mountains. Nevertheless, aside from the general Everest and endangered one-horned rhinoceros of Chitwan National Park, Nepal is also well-known for its mystical and offbeat trekking destinations. The off-the-beaten-path treks are away from the famous trails and promises a ideal combo of a barren region ride in both natural and cultural phase of Nepal. Trekkers can witness the secluded mountain villages of Nepal …


Tourist Potential of Can Gio

 A place with high potential for tourism development. It has both forest and the sea, separated from other lands that make the atmosphere in Can Gio is immaculate, this place is also home to areas with the potential to develop sightseeing for visitors. But now the land is forgotten because transportation is still confusing and has not been correctly invested. This land, thanks to the following factors, gives it the potential to develop the Tourism travel and hospitality industry 1.Natur…


Agricultural Development-Led Industrialization and Deforestation

Agricultural sector has been the priority of Ethiopia since the early 1990s, when the Agricultural Development-Led Industrialization (ADLI) and related policy frameworks were adopted (FAO, 2014). Share of agriculture fell to 34.9 percent in 2017/18 from 36.3 percent during the same period (NBE, 2018). Despite its declining contribution to GDP over the years, agriculture remains the leading sector in terms of contribution to the country’s overall economy. It is a major source of food for d…


Deforestation and Social Building

As per Kaspersky Lab, the vast majority of breaks in cloud-based registering is brought about by social building. With cloud-based processing being the new innovation that numerous organizations are moving to or fusing into their current systems, it is significant for a security professional to comprehend social building. Understanding social building and how to stop it will help a security specialist protect his/her system from being undermined by human mistake. There are various ways social s…


Importance of Cartography Science

To begin with, I would like to say that the map serves as a communication system. This is due to the fact that for a map to serve as a communication system, it should be able to meet and satisfy the requirements of a communication system which is in a systematic order. thus the source which is the real world where the details of the map was gathered and the cartographic concept of it for example population distributions and its followed by a channel where the user will be able to access the det…


Stihl Timber Sports Company

Stihl is a manufacturer of many power tools; they began in 1920’s when founder Andereas Stihl saw people in the forest cutting down trees and chopping them up with axes so they can haul them to trailer to be distributed. In 1926 Stihl developed the first two-person chainsaw, although it was electric, it increased the production for all forestry workers. Since then Stihl has grown and has representatives in over one-hundred and sixty countries and has made life easier for everyone in the f…


Unsupervised Outlier Detection Methods

Could be satellites, imaging artifacts, interacting galaxies, lensed objects or other unexpected entities. Machine learning is broadly split into supervised and unsupervised algorithms. Supervised algorithms deal with labelled data. In the context of outlier detection this requires a dataset where the outliers are known beforehand so a model can be generated to detect outliers in novel data. We do not have this information, and as a result are forced to use unsupervised algorithms.  The…


Flood in Keraland and It`s Impact on Human Life

ABSTRACS: A disaster is a serious disruption occurring over a short or long period of time that causes widespread human, material, economic or environmental loss which exceeds the ability of the affected community or society to cope using its own resources. Disaster generally divided in to two parts it means Natural and Man-made disaster. Both are dangerous to human and also animal life. Therefore the main purpose of this study is to focus on the impact of disaster on human and also anima…


Population and Nature of Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka is my home. I and my family live in the tropical rainforests of Colombo, located in southwest Sri Lanka and is the country’s most populated city. I have relatives across Sri Lanka as well. Some found home in North, North Central, and Eastern part, while the other members preferred to stay in mountain altitudes. Well, others could say that our place is kind of different from where my other relatives are. Our place is called a “wet zone”, because among all the islands …


Biological Diversity in Asian and Pacific States

This paper highlights on the integration of local knowledge/practice for environmental conservation. Different regional /international modern conferences are being held for world’s environment conservation. Since Stockholm Conference in 1972, several important events have been organized till now for environmental issues. Many Asian and Pacific States have ratified several Conventions on Biological Diversity. But today, the world’s vulnerable environment is challenging those differen…


Danger of Increasing Deforestation Issue

The total coverage of forests on the earth’s landmass is 30 percent and the fact the people are destroying them is worrying. Research reveals that majority of the tropical forests on earth are being destroyed. We are almost at half the forest landmass in destruction. How would earth look life without forests? It will be a total disaster if deforestation is encouraged. Deforestation is a human act in which forests are permanently destroyed in order to create settlement area and use the tre…


Condition of Natural Disasters

Climate change is known as the rise in average temperature of Earth. It is the result of human activities like burning of fossil fuels such as oil and coal that releases greenhouse gases in the atmosphere. Other human activities, such as agriculture and deforestation, also contribute to the proliferation of greenhouse gases that cause climate change. As the world's air warms up, it gathers, holds, and drops more water, changing climate examples and making wet territories wetter and dry regi…


The Destruction of Environment in Novel `Feed`

Feed is a satirical novel set in a dystopian future where MT Anderson offers a thought provoking and scathing indictment that may prod readers to examine the more sinister possibilities of corporate and media dominated culture. Anderson draws parallels between our society and that of the Feed’s to bring light to recklessness and warn readers of what must be improved if humanity is to survive. He achieves this by juxtaposing the two main characters in the novel, Titus and Violet and explor…


The Indian Silk Industry

Sericulture, the technique of rearing silkworms (Bombyx Mori or silk moth) for manufacturing of silk is an important agro-based activity of primary sector which is practised in a variety of agro-climatic zones such as hilly & rugged terrains, forest-based terrains etc. But thanks to a lot of scientific progress and technological improvements up to the current era, this technique can now be practised on a wide regional scale and all of this has been possible through investment of time and ex…


Contribution of Timber Export on the Economic Growth

Theoretical of Export The important representative of export -base idea was once Douglas C. North (born 1920) who in the 1950s refused gradualist theories of r egional development, which advocated a gradual switch between primitive forms of the economic system to developed forms, and superior that the key role in the improvement of man or woman areas in the USA was performed by way of the demand for the merchandi se which could be pr oduced regionally in the place Blazek ( 2008). The pri…


The German Primate Center and Deforestation

1.Introduction The German Primate Center (DPZ), was founded in 1977 as an independent research institute with a service character for German science in Göttingen. The center conducts biological and biomedical research on non-human primates in three main research topics; Infection Research, Neuroscience, and Primate Biology. Research in the Primate Genetics covers studying the immune function of lymphocytes, investigate the biological diversity in different ecosystems, and reconstruct …


Impact of Deforestation on Flooding

Factors Responsible For Flooding On Transportation Landuse Redd (2012) identified the following factors as the causes of flooding: Flooding occurs when a river bursts its banks and overflows onto the surrounding land. There are many factors which can cause a flood. There are natural phenomenon and human activities in his environment (Redd 2012):.   Natural Phenomenon Prolonged rainfall - if it rains for a long time, the land around a river can become saturated (it\'s hol…


Deforestation: Amazon Forest Issue

Amazon forest is located in Brazil, covering approx 5.56 million square kilometres. It is called the lungs of the planet which provides 20% of our oxygen. Recently there was a huge fire in the Amazon forest during 15 august to 22 august 2019. So what really caused the Amazon fire forest? The slash and burn has been a regular practice around the world and especially in Amazon. Slash and burn is a practice in which farmers cut down trees at the end of the dry season and then burn them right. Thi…


Causes of Deforestation: Environment Pollution

Ecological contamination is characterized as the defilement of the physical and organic segments of the earth/air framework to such an expand, that ordinary natural procedures are unfavourably influenced. Environmental defilement is one of the most significant issues going up against humanity and other life shapes on our planet today. Biological tainting is described as "the debasement of the physical and natural portions of the earth/atmosphere system to such an extent, that custom…


The Indian Himalayan and Surrounding

The Union territory of India, Jammu & Kashmir, located Northwards of the Indian subcontinent, is girdled by a number of Himalayan ranges, that route in a west-northwest to east-southeast direction all through the locale. The UT shares its margins with the abutting Indian states of Himachal Pradesh and Punjab on the south and has international borders with Pakistan in the west and China in the east. The stretch is famous far and wide for it′s mesmerizing mountainous serene, refreshing …


Diversity of Nature in Nepal

Nepal is the most naturally diverse country. The word ‘Himalaya’ is attached to our name, when we talk about the natural beauty of Nepal. Of course, we start with the country of The tallest Mount Everest; but all that takes over the entire discussion is this topic- natural and geographical diversity of Nepal. Well no? In fact we can say Nepal and diversity are like bones and fish. The substantial influence of the natural diversities has always fascinated many people including us our…


Mammoth Cave National Park

Mammoth Cave Underneath the historic state of Kentucky, a hidden gem can be found. It is the Mammoth Cave, the longest cave in the world. The name “mammoth” actually comes from the size of the cave, rather than the prehistoric elephant-like mammal. History This cave has a long history. Geologist estimate that the Mammoth Cave began forming around 10 million years ago. But, it is believed that Indigenous Americans first discovered it 4,000 years ago, they explored and min…


Urban Planning in Istanbul

 Urban Planning (Irem Dede, Berend Iscı) Urban planning is a technical and political process concerned with the control of the use of land and design of the urban environment, including transportation networks, to guide and ensure the orderly development of settlements and communities. History of Istanbul with Urban Planning (1923-1945) Istanbul is under the influence of different cultures, it has been enriched, so it has a lot of developed archaeological sites and reflected t…


A Report on Deforestation Mitigation Strategies

Tropical rainforests cover approximately thirty percent of the earth's land area, around 2.5 million square miles, the size of the lower 48 states, despite the fact 80,000 acres (32,000) hectares are destroyed per day for economic reasons. Tropical rainforests are biodiversity hotspots. Rainforests are carbon sinks absorbing about half the carbon dioxide humans release into the atmosphere. Continued deforestation will affect the entire world with the ecological ramifications of species exti…


A Look at the Harm and Benefits of Deforestation

At the close of the twentieth century, there are approximately 3.5 billion hectares of forests in the world, representing 27 per cent of land use. Of this total forest area, 2 billion hectares are found in developing countries, mostly in the tropical and sub-tropical regions. Although the original forest area is not known precisely, it is estimated that the world has lost approximately 40 per cent of the original forest area of 6 billion hectares over the last 8,000 years. Most of the loss in f…


A Discussion on the Issue of Deforestation in Canada

Issue There are approximately 2,000 million hectares of tropical forests in the world. Deforestation is happening all over the world, even in Canada. We may not notice it, but it's still here. Many hectares are constantly being converted to other land uses, mostly for agricultural uses. Several types of deforestation occur from "slash and burn" farmers, commercial farmers, ranchers, loggers, firewood collectors, industrial developers and much more. Forests are very import…


A Discussion on the Issue of Deforestation in America

The equivalent of thirty-six football fields of forests are being cut down every minute. At that rate, twelve to fifteen million hectares of forest are lost annually. These stats occur because of the process known as deforestation, one of mankind's most infamous processes. The earth's forests supply the air mammals breathe, provide a home for a variety of species in the animal kingdom, and clean the harmful chemicals, such as carbon dioxide, out of the air in an efficient and safe …


A Discussion on the Deforestation of Amazon in Brazil

Dear Angry Brazilian I am writing this letter as a response to the letter you sent to my magazine saying that the world (England I particular) should keep out of the affairs of Brazil. Saying that the deforestation of the Amazon has nothing to do with the rest of the world. Well i would like to inform you that you are completely ignorant of the facts if you believe this to be true. In this letter I will inform you of all the things you have wrong and explain that you canâ€TMt justify…