Deforestation. What is deforestation?. What is Deforestation?. Deforestation: Clearing the land of trees in order to convert the space into non-forest use. Before After. How does deforestation effect the earth’s spheres?. Deforestation and Earth’s Spheres.
What is deforestation?
Deforestation: Clearing the land of trees in order to convert the space into non-forest use.
www.thegef.org and www.inhabitat.com
How does deforestation effect the earth’s spheres?
Lithosphere – Earth
Biosphere – Living Things
Hydrosphere – Water
Atmosphere - Air
Forests are filled with many trees, which aid the lithosphere in the following ways:
Forests provide life for both man and natural habitats. With the destruction of the forest come the end to various living things.
With the destruction of the natural habitat the hydrosphere will go through many negative changes, such as:
With deforestation comes the fear of bad air quality. Factors involved and related to the relationship between the cutting down of trees and air are:
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