Amazon Deforestation Essay

Every year an approximate 32 million acres of forest are destroyed which is equivalent to about 50,000 square miles (Kremen 1). These forests that are being torn down provide communities and wildlife with resources such as food, water, medicine, and shelter as well as breathable air. At the rate that forests are being cut down … Read more

Forest Fires

In the year 2000, fire fighters battled raging infernos as some of the worst wildfires in 50 years rampaged across a dozen states. Not only were these fires the worst in half a century, but they may be the worst ever recorded. In a single week in mid August, 86 major wildfires were raging in … Read more

Forests Extinction

Can you picture our earth without forests? Many of us cant. Forests cover approximately one fifth of the worlds land surface and play an important role in our everyday lives (Dudley 4). Forests provide us with many products and services from helping maintain erosion to providing jobs for our citizens. Humanity depends on the survival … Read more

Deforestation, a major international problem

Deforestation is a major international problem, which plagues countries all over the world. This conflict has major negative consequences on earth and its climate, atmosphere, and threatens people’s cultures and physical survival. 40% of the world’s land area is forests. 15% of the world’s forests have been cleared out. During the 20th century, the rate … Read more