Increase in Global warming and Carbon dioxide (CO2) emissionsTropical rainforests are disappearing causing alterations to the climateEach day at least 80,000 acres (32,300) hectares of these forests disappear from the earthOzone depletionForest fires (release about 370 million tons of greenhouse gases into the atmosphere every year)Deforestation rates in the Amazon Rainforests have not slowed
ECONOMIC IMPLICATIONSIndustries are over-using and over-cutting trees for prosperity and mostly for profitRapid globalization around the world is a major concernIncrease in Supply & DemandSince the population around the world is constantly growing on a daily basis, many corporations are clearing forests to build infrastructuresPoverty stricken countries give their natural resources away to earn foreign currency to pay off loans
Biofuels are produced from renewable resources such as: plants and organic waste and can be used as an alternative to fossil fuelsPalm oil plantations are posed as a major threatDestroying habitats of orangutans and other wildlifeOrangutans spend about 80-90% of their time in the treesDemand for biofuels is on the rise
DEFORESTATION IN BRAZILBrazil looses the largest area of forest cover annually
INCREASE IN TROPICAL DEFORESTATIONAROUND THE WORLD
CONTROVERSIAL TOPIC: CONSTRUCTION OF THE RED HILL CREEKEXPRESSWAY PROJECT-HAMILTON, ONTARIO
~~~ If everybody does not stay ignorant and take little steps or solutions to prevent deforestation from occurring in the future, then overall we all will have a better world to live in. ~~~Reduce wasteful land use practicesImprove already developed landsBusinesses and corporations have to be more aware of the effects that deforestation causes and they have to take little initiatives to prevent it from increasingGovernments have to make citizens aware of the issueEach person can plant trees once in a while to maintain the ecosystemGroups can be formed to decrease deforestationThe World Wildlife Fund (WWF) and Global Forest Watch Canada (GFWC) are groups that have already been formed to prevent deforestation
Made by :Akshat RaikaHimanshu KukdeAjinkya PatilChetan SamritOmkar DahuleRudra ItkelwarKartik PillaiChinmay Mirge
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