DEFORESTATION

INTRODUCTION .

MEANING OF DEFORESTATION Destruction of forest for conversion of forest land into agricultural land and infrastructural projects. .

CAUSES OF DEFORESTATION Used for urban and construction purpose To grow crops To create grazing land Used for fuel Logging and deforestation Cattle grazing and deforestation Other Causes .

POPULATION GROWTH AND DEFORESTATION .

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LOCAL SOCIAL EFFECTS 3. ENVIORMENTAL EFFECTS 2.EFFECTS OF DEFORESTATION 1. GLOBAL SOCIAL EFFECTS .

ENVIORMENTAL EFFECTS .

Effects on Biodiversity The extinction of the plants and animals leads to diminishing gene pool Advancement of humanity Soil erosion Flooding .

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Desication Of previously moist soil 2. Moist humid region changes to desert 4. Less carbon dioxide and nitrogen exchange . Dramatic increase in temperature extremes 3.LOCAL SOCIAL EFFECTS Climate Change Results: 1.

GLOBAL SOCIAL EFFECTS (BRAZIL) .

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Hidden cause of global warming Global Canopy Program Findings From GCP Statistics from 2003 End result .DEFORESTATION .

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CARBON ACCOUNTING .

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LEARNINGS AND CONCLUSION Moderate use of forest products Govt. organization support Social Awareness Drives Self contribution . & Non ± Govt.

PLANT TREES SAVE NATURE .

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