Deforestation; A world-wide problem


Sadia Salam
Forests play an important role in the development of a country. According to experts forest covers at least 25% of the total area of a country . But unluckily, in every country only 4 or 5 percent of the total area is covered by forests . Moreover, the impact of deforestation can be destroying . plant crops, graze cattle and generate income from timber and other forest products. Though it is true that most of the world’s deforestation occurs in developing countries, it is driven by demands from developed countries. Therefore, deforestation is a global issue. When forests are cleared, they emit carbon dioxide back into the atmosphere and put humanity on a dangerous collision course with the worst of climate change. According to studies, deforestation accounts for about 11 per cent of global greenhouse emissions caused by humans, leading to global warming. Hence , in today’s world by reason of land people are devesting their agriculture . So, the government requested to take immediate actions against such extravagant problems