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Deforestation

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  • 1. Social ProblemsDEFORESTATION
  • 2. Deforestationo-the removal ofa forest or standof trees where theland is thereafterconverted to anon-forest use.o-cutting downtrees in forestsand rainforests.
  • 3. Some causes of Deforestation Illegal logging Charcoal making This is a problem which  This is not being paid the government cannot attention, but sometimes succeed to solve. If this this is worse than illegal cannot be stopped, our logging. Here, even the forests will be denuded. small trees cut down and burned.
  • 4. Some causes of Deforestation Kaingin System Other causes  Population growth Hillsides/ mountainsides are cleared thoroughly.  Globalization
  • 5. Other Causes Urban Construction Commercial Purposes- The cutting down of - Some of the other trees for lumber that is causes of deforestation used for building are: clearing forests for materials, furniture, oil and mining and paper products have a major impact on exploitation, to make forest life. Forests are highways and roads, cleared to slash and burn farming accommodate techniques, wildfires, expanding urban areas. and acid rain.
  • 6. TOP 10 MOSTENDANGERED FORESTS ( 2011)
  • 7. Endangered forests Remaining Notes habitat Top 10 most Endangered wetlands, mangrove forests. Myanmar (Burma),Indo- Burma 5% Rivers, floodplain Forests in 2011 Thailand, Laos, Vietnam, Cambodia, India.New -Caledonia 5% ------Philippines 7% Forests over the entire country including 7,100 islands.Sundaland 7% Western half of the Indo-Malayan archipelago including southern Borneo and Sumatra.Atlantic Forest 8% Forests along Brazils Atlantic coast, extends to parts of Paraguay, Argentina and Uruguay.Mointains of southwest 8% -----ChinaCoastal forest of Eastern 10% Mozambique, Tanzania, Kenya, SomaliaAfricaCalifornia Floristic 10% -----ProvinceMadagascar & Indian 10% Madagascar, Mauritius, Reunion, Seychelles, ComorosOcean IslandsEastern Afromontane 11% Forests scattered along the eastern edge of Africa, from Saudi Arabia in the north to Zimbabwe in the south.
  • 8. Negative Effects of DeforestationFlash floods- Occur when there are heavy rains, resulting in the destruction of the crops and loss of lives.
  • 9. Cagayan De Oro Leyte
  • 10. Illigan Quezon
  • 11. Landslides- a wide range of ground movement Northern Samar Southern Mindanao
  • 12. A people without children would face ahopeless future; a country without trees is almost as helpless. -Theodore Roosevelt - J Ann Sangcay 