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Deforestation has negatively effected our environment. By: Marissa & Mia
Deforestation has negatively effected
our environment.
By: Marissa
& Mia
Deforestation
Over the last thirty
years deforestation
has started to be a
problem. Humans
cut down trees for:
Wood, fuel, fields
for crops and
cattle, and to make
space for
homes.This didn’t
cause any
problems until we
started using trees
faster than they
were being
replaced.
Why Is Deforestation Bad?
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It can cause soil erosion.
A lack of trees to hold ground
water can result in flooding.
It can cause climate changes.
Plants and animals can be driven
out of their homes.
Animal Extinctions Caused By Deforestation
Over half of all plant
and animal species
are in the tropical
rainforests. Even
cutting down small
sections of a forest
can cause plants and
animals that are
native to that area to
become extinct.
Preventing Deforestation
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Plant trees in your yard.
Why: Trees give off oxygen and help retain water
to prevent flooding.
Use recycled products
Examples: Notebooks, shopping bags, and paper
products.
Recycle
Why: Recycling is a very simple way to reduce
the trees needed to make new products.
Overall…
Deforestation can negatively impact our
environment as well as our own lives. We all can
make simple changes in our life to help preserve
our natural forests.
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