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Deforestation and Its Effects on a Sustainable Future

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Deforestation and Its Effects on a Sustainable Future

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Deforestation and Its Effects on a Sustainable Future

  1. 1. Deforestation and Its Impact on a Sustainable Future Presented by Heather Bartel – 15532569 EDC171 – Assignment 2B
  2. 2. Deforestation is the intentional process of permanently removing forest area from the planet’s surface. Although this process has been in action for decades, deforestation’s link to a sustainable future has brought the topic to a forefront in recent years.
  3. 3. Causes of Deforestation: Timber
  4. 4. Causes of Deforestation: Agriculture
  5. 5. Causes of Deforestation: Cattle Ranching
  6. 6. Effects of Deforestation: Loss of Habitat/Extinction
  7. 7. Effects of Deforestation: Increased Greenhouse Gas Emissions
  8. 8. Effects of Deforestation: Disruption of Water Cycle and Soil Erosion
  9. 9. What Can We Do?
  10. 10. Preventing Deforestation: Use Recycled Paper
  11. 11. Preventing Deforestation: Use Recycled Timber
  12. 12. Preventing Deforestation: Consume Local Produce Sourced from Sustainable Farms
  13. 13. Preventing Deforestation: Using Bio-Energy
  14. 14. Preventing Deforestation: Spread Knowledge
  15. 15. The world’s forest areas are essential in maintaining a more sustainable planet Earth

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