Now, imagine eighty-seven percent water covering the Earth. The author talks about the different purpose of deforestation such as agriculture, forestry, or water projects that endangers the species that live in the area. The relevant forest management authorities should take action and utilize their constitutional provisions on environmental protection to enact laws and regulations restricting the practice.
This happens on a regular basis in rain forests, where trees are cut down for the thin, rich layer of soil beneath them.
Illegalities occur right through the chain from source to consumer, the harvesting procedure itself may be illegal, including corrupt means to gain access to forests, extraction without permission or from a protected area, cutting of protected species or extraction of timber in excess of agreed limits.
Rainforests are carbon sinks absorbing about half the carbon dioxide humans release into the atmosphere. How about all of the lumber that you use when you build something in your own backyard. Aside from increasing the global temperatures, the practice also accounts for the reduction of the total forest cover area exposing most of the lands to high temperatures and extreme weather conditions.
Legal purchases We as the consumers can equally be part of the solution and we can contribute by ensuring that we only purchase certified timber products. Most of the clearing is done for agricultural purposes-grazing cattle, planting crops.