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The Deforestation Carbon Cycle

The Deforestation Carbon Cycle

Deforestation is the permanent removal of forests in order to convert the land for other purposes. Carbon is the fourth most abundant element in the Universe. The carbon cycle is the transfer of carbon between different reservoirs on Earth. It is instrumental in maintaining a stable climate and carbon balance. So, how does deforestation affect […]

Deforestation Images: The Global Impact of Deforestation

Deforestation Images: The Global Impact of Deforestation

The following deforestation images provide snapshots of the way humans are radically changing our environment. More than 43 million hectares, a land mass the size of Morocco, was lost through deforestation between 2004 and 2017. Deforestation causes about 10 per cent of global greenhouse gases, roughly equal to the yearly emissions of 600 million cars. […]

Causes of Cutting Trees

causes of cutting trees

It is a widely known fact that every year a considerable number of trees are cut down around the world1. But what are the causes of cutting trees? Where does that happen in the world? What unwanted effects does it have? Tree-cutting is a major part of many industrial and agricultural practices. From 1990 to […]