Summary Essay On Deforestation

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Aaron Cooke
English 3
21 November 2017
The definition of deforestation means the cutting down of trees. Several business rely on deforestation for money to pay for themselves. All things on earth rely on trees because without trees we would not have paper, we would have difficulty breathing because they purify the air and keep the air clean, there would be no homes for animals, and the soil would not hold together as well so flooding would be more prevalent during heavy rains. Trees are a major priority on earth. Without them we would not be able to breath,they purify the air so much and keep the air clean. "This form of the disease was once found mainly in primates called macaques, and scientists from the London
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“Forests cover 31% of the land area on our planet.”(Deforestation | Threats | WWF). With the the prevalence of deforestation, it messes up animal living because the trees are the animals homes and without the trees the animals do not have homes. The WFF (World Wildlife Fund) has been working for over fifty years to help stop or slow down deforestation. The earth is under a threat for losing much of our forest.

Humans are also affected by the loss of trees as trees are used to purify the air. Humans use trees as means of living whether it is selling the wood or using it for building. Wood is used to keep us warm as firewood. Clear cutting is a large business in some areas around the world; the use of these trees is to make paper. Clear cutting is also a way of preparing land for housing developments.
Trees save us from flooding and the overflowing of ponds or lakes. Trees absorb much of the water when it rains; without trees there would be a lot of runoff and mudslides because of all the rain. The trees protect the soil by providing the land with the shade; without this shade the soil would be very dry and has a higher chance of causing erosion. "When it rains, trees absorb and store large amount of water with the help of their roots. When they are cut down, the flow of water is disrupted and leads to floods in some areas and droughts in other" (Deforestation: Causes, Effects And
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If people really want to help, we need to bring together clubs or groups to help stop deforestation and clear cutting. People should talk to the government about slowing down the cutting down of trees. Business should plant back trees where they cut them down at to defer deforestation and the problem it is causing. Going paperless is next to impossible but we should try our best to decrease the amount of paper used.
Solutions to help save the forest are really simple. People need to use the woods and their own land responsibly and do not just cut down trees for any reason. Land is a very good investment; people should buy land for the way it is and use the land, instead of just selling the trees. Certain wood is worth more money because of how sturdy it is or the color of the wood
WWF (World Wildlife Fund) basically has eyes around the world and are watching what is left of the forest and are making sure that no one is cutting forest illegally.“Illegal logging includes the harvesting, transporting, processing, buying or selling of timber in violation of national laws”. (Deforestation | Threats | WWF). They also keep track of the buying and selling of wood, lumber, and trees; they also make sure people are not abusing that. People need to not abuse trees because the number of trees are already decreasing around the

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