Environmental Issues 1021F - Huron - section 551
Deforestation on Habitat Loss
Some say the world’s environment is a perfect place and some say it is not. Due to
environmental issues habitat loss is occurring every single day. There are many different issue
causing this topic to be one of the top issues in the world today. There are many subtopic
causing this issue which are mining, climate change, deforestation and many others
(Klappenbach, n.d). Deforestation is all about cutting down forests to make the land for another
use (Szalay, 2013). Deforestation is to make and build houses, crop, urbanization and much
more. This has been going and still on going for more than 50 years (Szalay, 2013). It just not
happening in one country but many other country likes Brazil, Thailand,Africa, Indonesia and
the list can go on and on. But when cutting down forests, how many species live in the forest?
How many species will you kill when you destroy their homes? About seventy percent of plants
and animals live in forests and due to deforestation, they have no where else to live or they are
dead. There are many animals and plants we have not seen or herd of before since the loss of
habitat can lead to extinction (Szalay, 2013). Solutions have been made to deforestation which
helped habitat loss. Areas have been banned where worker can no cut the forest down due to the
law (Rules, n.d). I think this is a good start since animals have feelings just as much as we do.
Deforestation is an environmental issue that has been around for more than 50 years.
When forest at disappearing fast so if the life of the habitat since seventy percent of plants and
animals live in forests. InAmerica, Asian, andAfrican tropics, forest loss is from an average of
15.4 million ha of tropical forest is destroyed every year (Laurance, 1999). With that many
millions of ha being destroyed, many animals have died or lost their homes due to deforestation.
1 Workers need to take a step back and think about not just cutting the forest down but how many
animals live in that environment. Animals have feels just as must we humans do and when we
destroy their homes that is our fault. Every animal is different and when they go extinct they will
never come back on this earth again. Habitat loss is the greatest threat to life on this planet. It i