Essays Tagged: "Deforestation"

Essay on the environment: looks specifically at deforestation issues and how to remedy the situation

ntal effects on the environment that occur. The most obvious consequence of over producing paper is deforestation for raw materials. Deforestation results in global warming, and serious soil erosion. ... n Rainforest are currently being depleted at alarming rates. The report discusses the problems with deforestation that are currently being faced. It then links deforestation of the Rainforests with ce ...

(10 pages) 341 1 4.9 Apr/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Forestry

Effects of Deforestation

The subject of deforestation and the effects that it has on the environment have been heavily debated for a long ti ... larly over the last few years. Governments and large lumber companies see large profits in the mass deforestation of forests and state that their actions are having few, if any, harmful effects on the ... ther or not the pros outweigh the cons will be hotly debated for years to come but the fact is that deforestation is harmful to the environment and leads to declining wildlife populations, drastic cha ...

(3 pages) 168 0 3.0 Dec/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Deforestation of the Northwest

This is an excellent piece of literature! Nice job son!Deforestation of the Pacific NorthwestOne of the most controversial areas associated with the global ... fit. The northern spotted owl is only one of many species that are on the verge of extinction do to deforestation.Another important consideration in the deforestation of the Pacific North Coast is log ... the companies that use this process that is the most unfavorable to the forests and contributes to deforestation the most.Another approach uses wise management techniques to maximize the long-term pr ...

(5 pages) 161 1 4.8 Apr/1997

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Should the Environment Regulate Economic Development? talks about the importants of the environment vs. the economic distruction of the world.

ent has shrunk. The environment is precious and once it is destroyed there will be no turning back. Deforestation is one of the problems; the earth without forests is a picture that most people presen ... uel wood. The impact of the timber trade is generally greater than has been claimed in the past."# "Deforestation in the worlds temperate regions is mainly caused by commercial forestry. The forces of ...

(4 pages) 239 1 4.3 Dec/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

Science research paper on Deforestation.

IssueThere are approximately 2,000 million hectares of tropical forests in the world. Deforestation is happening all over the world, even in Canada. We may not notice it, but it's still ... s are constantly being converted to other land uses, mostly for agricultural uses. Several types of deforestation occur from "slash and burn" farmers, commercial farmers, ranchers, loggers, firewood c ... o provide food and a home for many different types of plants and animals. For example, if there was deforestation in a certain area where many wolves live, they would be driven out of their home and b ...

(5 pages) 243 1 5.0 Dec/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences

'Vital resources to prevent further destruction of the Earth.

ecological catastrophe awaits us in the future. This is because Man is destroying the Earth through deforestation, pollution, wastage of natural resources and so on. If Man wants their future generati ...

(3 pages) 75 0 4.5 Apr/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Is U.S.A developing?

palling the situation of the population crisis really is in my country. We need more help. Poverty, deforestation, soil erosion, lack of water, extensive agriculture, illiteracy, lack of family planni ... ly small-scale survival farming and employs about two-thirds of the economically active work force. Deforestation is another issue in Haiti because most of the remaining forested land is being cut dow ...

(3 pages) 100 2 2.5 Apr/2003

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

David Suzuki's book "From Naked Apes to Superspecies", which deals with environmental issues.

book also covers the more conventional and familiar environmental topics including global warming, deforestation, water pollution and air pollution.When I first read this book, I expected it to be mo ...

(3 pages) 57 0 2.6 May/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

World problems today.

atic problems. Examples of these world problems include terrorism, desertification, overpopulation, deforestation, pollution, and world hunger. Of all these world problems the two that should currentl ... tion, and world hunger. Of all these world problems the two that should currently be focused on are deforestation and pollution. Millions of acres of forests are chopped down by large lumber companies ...

(3 pages) 113 1 4.6 May/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Biology Revision.

4.6 photosynthesis*14.7 food chains and webs*14.8 respiration*14.9 carbon and nitrogen cycles*14.10 deforestationMedelian ExperimentHe noticed pea plants were either full sized (tall) or very short (d ... n is needed so RQ is less than 1-it is 0.7For proteins-R.Q is between 0.7 and 1.0 (about 0.8 or 0.9)DeforestationRemoval of trees and replacing with another type of ecosystemsWhy? Provides more room f ...

(15 pages) 183 0 4.5 Feb/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

All about deforestation. - by Laura Aberle.

The worldwide depend greatly on paper, wood and land has resulted in what is known as deforestation. Trees are felled so quickly that nature cannot replace them fast enough. We already l ... the rainforests destroy homes to a wide variety of wildlife.Let's take for example a case study of deforestation in Nepal.The climate here varies according from rainy and sub-tropical to cold in the ... iculture so that farm terraces could be extended.The cuttings down of trees have resulted in severe deforestation, soil erosion, poor catchments management and severe land degradation on steeply slopi ...

(2 pages) 40 0 3.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences > Geography


nd other forests products significantly impact the mode and rate of transformation of forest areas. Deforestation is when many trees are cleared from a large area. This results in the killing of thous ... when CO is released back into the atmosphere (increasing the tree house effect.) Another effect of deforestation is erosion, which is caused when trees are clear-cut because there are neither roots t ...

(2 pages) 30 0 3.9 Mar/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Forestry

David Suzuki and his use of media in environmental education

has been increasingly talked about in the media, from the Koyto Protocol and climate change to the deforestation of British Columbia's temperate rainforest. The public is continually informed of the ... ey issues in current environmental studies. It has been realised that the actions of humans such as deforestation and over fishing have lead to the destruction of habitats and the eventual loss in bio ...

(6 pages) 56 0 4.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Bio diversity and deforestation.

these forests has had a severe ripple effect nationwide. In addition to old-growth deforestation having a tremendous effect on our environment, it also affects our daily lives. For ex ...

(3 pages) 45 0 3.0 May/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Forestry


s water pollution (waste dumping, eutrophication and over fishing), and the last is land pollution (deforestation (loss of habitat) and pesticides).1. Air PollutionAcid rainFossil fuels, such as coal, ... ade to decrease how much fossil fuel they burn, but it is difficult to implement. Some people blame deforestation for the increasing amount of carbon dioxide in the air, because of the lack of trees t ...

(12 pages) 133 0 3.0 May/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

The Effect of Acid Rain on Plant Growth

Acid Rain is a leading cause to deforestation and other harmful effects to the environment. Acid Rain is produced when coal, oil and ...

(3 pages) 50 0 3.0 May/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Plant Biology

Brazil, Enviromental Factors in Short.

ent years, energy-related environmental problems, including oil spills, air pollution, flooding and deforestation have become a threat to Brazil's biodiversity and delicate ecosystems.DeforestationOne ... ain issues that Brazil faces today is the destruction of forests in tropical areas. In recent years deforestation has been concentrated in this part of the developing world, which lost nearly 200 mill ...

(3 pages) 94 0 4.6 Sep/2004

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Which human activities affected the natural environment of the Amazon Basin?

gn debt. Because this forest is being greedily cut down constantly throughout the year, this act of deforestation triggers a huge chain reaction that affects most beautiful and attractive natural aspe ... affects most beautiful and attractive natural aspects of the Amazon forest. This massive amount of deforestation changes the natural climate, soil relief and vegetation of the biggest natural rainfor ...

(3 pages) 32 0 2.3 Sep/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Essay on Brazilian Natural Disasters

rs. Natural disasters, such as flooding, drought, mudslides and epidemics, happen frequently. Also, deforestation in the northern region is an ongoing occurrence. The close proximity to the Amazon and ... any people can't afford vaccinations. This is why epidemics easily spread across the region. Deforestation, a human disaster, is extremely common in the northern region of Brazil. There are fiv ...

(3 pages) 29 0 3.0 Jan/2005

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

The Broad Perspective: How do Climate and Economy Affect Each Other? Teacher LOVED this essay, very well researched and accurate.

re in order to sustain their growing populations. Traditionally this is done through building dams, deforestation, mining resources, and building manufacturing capabilities. As first world nations pon ...

(4 pages) 83 0 4.0 Mar/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science