Deforestation

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Deforestation

  1. 1. Deforestation Deforestation December 2011
  2. 2. Kinds of deforestation:- intentional- unintentional- natural
  3. 3. Two kinds of tree felling: - fire clearance - bald slash
  4. 4. Reasons and advantages of deforestation- plant cultivation  monocultures- Soy (animal food, bio fuels)- palm oil- wood for paper-Production / furniture industry- firewood profit- profit for building lands
  5. 5. Why…- Growing population-> higher demand- Poverty- PROFIT!!!
  6. 6. Disadvantages of deforestation - Destruction of habitats from animals, plants and humans → plants and animals die out - loss (Verlust) of cultures - poor countries are often affected
  7. 7. Rainforest example - most affected by deforestation (Brazil , Indonesia) - palm oil plantations  Kit Kat- loss of 4,3 million hectares of forest in the year- soy- susceptible to fires animals are dying ecosystem breaks
  8. 8. The life of the animals is in our handsThank you for listening!

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