Deforestation - degradation of ecosystem, Biology

Deforestation - Degradation of Ecosystem

The deforestation is a broad term. It means the removal/destruction of the forest cover or the vegetation of an area. It includes repeated lopping, felling, and removal of forest litter, browsing, grazing and trampling of seedlings. Now the second point, that is, what causes deforestation? The following are the main causes of deforestation:

  • Shifting cultivation
  • Development project
  • Fuel requirements
  • Raw materials for industry
  • Other causes
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