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Forests and Deforestation: Getting Started

Branching Out for a Green Economy by Sir David Attenborough

Research Organizations that Study Deforestation


How Forest Loss Is Leading To a Rise in Human Disease

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  • National Geographic: Eye in the Sky--Deforestation
    By most estimates, the world’s forests continue to disappear at an alarming rate. Logging, fires, and land-clearing for agriculture and grazing account for most of the loss. In some places, the green Earth is turning to desert.
  • Deforestation
    It is impossible to overstate the importance of humankind's clearing of the forests. The transformation of forested lands by human actions represents one of the great forces in global environmental change and one of the great drivers of biodiversity loss.
  • Tropical Deforestation : Feature Articles
    Tropical forests of all varieties are disappearing rapidly as humans clear the natural landscape to make room for farms and pastures, to harvest timber for construction and fuel, and to build roads and urban areas. From NASA.
  • Indonesia, Climate Change and Rainforests
    As recently as the 1960s, a little over 80 percent of Indonesia was forested. Since then, however, illegal logging, government corruption and corporate colonialization have combined to create the conditions for a massive land and resource grab that is moving across the island chain, wiping out forests, species and communities that stand in their path.
  • Land Clearing and Its Impacts - Bush Heritage Australia
    Though the extreme rates of land clearing that placed Australia in the top 10 land clearing nations in the world have reduced over the past 5 years, we are still clearing much more native vegetation than is being replanted or that is regenerating naturally.

Consequences of Deforestation

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Deforestation: The Causes and Its Impact on Humans

What Exactly Is Deforestation Doing to Our Planet?

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Positive and Negative Impact of Deforestation September 15, 2018 by Travis King

Forests, Deforestation and Human Health

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