Title: “Deforestation”General purpose:To persuade people to refrain from felling trees and to prevent globalwarming.Specific purpose:After listening to my speech, audience members will be aware of effectof deforestation and take steps against deforestation.Thesis:INTRODUCTION I. Deforestation is the removal of a forest or stand of trees where the land is thereafter converted to a non-forest use. II. Deforestation occurs for many reasons: trees or derived charcoal are used as, or sold, for fuel or as timber, plantations of commodities, and settlements. The removal of trees without sufficient reforestation has resulted in damage to habitat, biodiversity loss and aridity.BODY1) What are the causes of deforestation? a) Increase in population b) Infrastructure development c) Agriculture d) Use as fuel e) Industrial purpose2) What are the effects of deforestation? a) Global warming b) Increase in level of carbon dioxide c) Creating hole in ozone layer d) Causing the extinction of millions of species e) Erosion of soil increases f) Climate change g) Disruption of water cycle3) What can we do to stop deforestation? a) Reforestation
b) Try to convince the local counselor to introduce the idea of implementing legislations in parliament, which would prevent the continued practice of deforestation. c) Make notes against deforestation and stick them on the wall in the city. d) Farming e) Monitoring deforestationCONCLUSIONDeforestation may be necessary at times in today’s fast developing economy. But wemust keep in mind to give back to Mother Nature what we take from her. We shouldmake it a habit to plant 3 new saplings for every tree felled. It is we who have to thinkfor our future, so let’s join hands and save our own common home-Earth.