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    illegal deforestation exceeds the percentage of legal deforestation. For the most part, however, it is left ignored. Not only has this led to a faster decline of the worldwide tree populations, but several other issues have arisen involving the environment around the deforested area and greenhouse gases such as carbon dioxide. Because deforestation is legal in the US and surrounding countries, most arguments concerning this process that arise are quickly shut down. Illegal logging, another word for deforestation, is occurring rapidly and is leaving irreparable damage to the environment. If people do not gain an education about this issue, it could, sooner than expected, lead to the collapse of civilization. We have used deforestation for decades in order to contribute to developing cities and towns, establishing homes and supplies for ourselves such as food, wood, and other natural assets. These are obtained from the deforested area and then sold, manufactured and used. As the population continues to boom, logging has become a major issue. According to Sam Lawson, author of ‘Consumer Goods and Deforestation: An Analysis of the Extent and Nature of Illegality in Forest Conversion for Agriculture and Timber Plantations’, “[a]griculture alone accounts for over 70 percent of all deforestation across tropical and sub-tropical countries”. The companies that are in charge of this process have turned malicious. Driven by greed, some companies will take too many of the trees, some…

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    place, up here – the loggers and the woodland caribou, the owls and the elk. We are all hanging on up here and I hope we always will be.” Bass sees logging as a vital element in the system of his place but he can also see the forest for the trees. He knows that opening the last cores, or road-less wilderness areas, for the use of big timber companies will leave both the loggers and the wilderness in worse shape. According to Bass the Forest Service is the world’s largest road building company…

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    destroying the ecosystem and causing animals to go extinct. People are desperate for money and jobs but that is not a reason to destroy all of their natural resources. They are using natural resources at a rate higher than ever before. Ecosystems in Latin america are dying off because the things that they need to survive are being sold as profit or there homes are being turned into crop lands or pastures. If we don't preserve what we have now there will be nothing left for future generations of…

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    is the global phenomenon of clearing forests that make a huge impact on the environment. The impact of the phenomenon is so huge and vastly spread that almost all aspects of our life get affected by deforestation. The responses are really relevant and significant. Their responses also show the presence of depth and breadth of knowledge on this particular issue. The second question involves the discussion on finding proper causes and their effects of deforestation. Mary thinks that there are…

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    Logging In The Late 1800s

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    Logging was a huge part in the history of the northern part of the United States, especially in Northern Minnesota. Logging has influenced the way the whole country has evolved and expanded in the 1800's through today. There are few general topics that you should learn about in this paper, they are logging camps, logging railroads, peak years, and the Virginia-Rainy River logging company. LOGGING CAMPS Logging camps are the small towns in the woods where the lumberjacks lived during the…

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    deforestation; these four main vices are the cause of this problem. The world’s forests are complex ecosystems that are rapidly being depleted. According to the World Wildlife Fund, forests make up thirty-one percent of the planet. The forests are responsible with providing the world’s oxygen supply, carbon removal, and consist of hundreds of endangered plants and animals. Some of the causes of deforestation are clear-cutting for agriculture, ranching, pollution, logging, and fire. Around…

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    Tribal Communities

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    enough; specific communities have been forced to take aggressive measures. The Amazon Basin and its forests are said to be in danger from ventures such as hydroelectric dams, and more specifically, illegal logging. The Ka’apor Indians, an indigenous society in Northern Brazil, have made a stand to try to stop illegal logging in their area. This community is a tribe of an estimated 2,200 people who are fighting for their forest as a militia with aggressive confrontation. As for the illegal…

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    Identity Theft Essay

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    What is identity theft? Under the Identity Theft and Assumption Deterrence Act (ITADA), identity theft is defined as the knowing transfer, possession, or usage of any name or number that identifies another person, with the intent of committing or aiding or abetting a crime. This kind of crime can generate substantial losses to consumers which include the opportunity costs of time spent disputing fraudulent claims, closing existing accounts, and opening new accounts. Still, these may be only…

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    early 21st century, the continuing discourse of colonialism and modernity have been the driving forces of corporate logging, which has threatened the natural environment in this region of British Columbia. In this manner, protest culture of the 20th and 21st century have come to recognize the spiritual values of egalitarian aspects of the natural environment, which the Nuu-chah-nulth have incorporated as a method of deflecting unregulated logging in the Clayoquot Sound. These traditional values…

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    Importance Of Orangutans

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    (primarily) and natural causes (most of which chiefly arises out of human causes as well). The former includes aspects like deforestation, palm oil plantation and illegal logging; whereas the latter includes aspects like forest fires, which is primarily associated with the rapid spread of oil palm plantations, illegal hunting and trade. Over the last several years, timber companies, having business interests in furniture, paper wood, pulp,…

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