A Review On Deforestation and Its Disastrous Effect On Natural Ecosystem
Hareem sajjad, Sadia Fayyaz
Corresponding Author : Hareem sajjad
Department of Zoology, University of Gujrat, Hafiz Hayat Campus, Gujrat, Pakistan
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Received : 2018-05-28 Accepted : 2018-07-02 Published : 2018-07-02
Abstract : Deforestation is the purposeful or regular clearing of woodlands on a gigantic scale, frequently bringing about harm to the nature of the land and antagonistic ecological impacts. This review paper provides brief overview about different causes of deforestation and its ecological impacts on environment. Tropical forests are vanishing at a very faster rate in the developing countries. Major causes of deforestation in the developing countries are expanded agriculture, urbanization, population pressure, dependence on fuel wood, wild fires, and lack of management at government level. All this lead to have drastic impact on environment including erosion of soil, decrease in biodiversity, habitat loss and economic loss. The possible solution of deforestation is to stop cutting trees at minimum level, artificial forestation should be enhanced to decrease the level of deforestation. Also the government should take action against illegal degradation of forests. Recycling of paper waste should be enhanced to save the trees.
Keywords : causes of deforestation, tropical forests, perspectives, environmental effects, recycling.
Citation : Hareem sajjad et al (2018). A Review On Deforestation and Its Disastrous Effect On Natural Ecosystem. J. of Advanced Botany and Zoology. V6I4.01. DOI : 10.5281/zenodo.1303436
Copyright : © 2018 Hareem sajjad. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.
Journal of Advanced Botany and Zoology
ISSN : 2348-7313
Volume 6 / Issue 4
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