Saturday, October 24, 2015

The Pros And Cons of Deforestation (part 1 of 2)

Humans have done a great damage to Earth. Forests have vanished, biological flora has been cleared to make way for rural lands, towns and metropolitan areas; and industrialization has polluted seas, rivers and the atmosphere.

Governments and conservationists alike have searched for ways to trim down the damage that humans have caused. Although turning back time would never be possible, alternative means to fix the troubles that the humans brought about can be very promising. Knowing the pros and cons of deforestation could give us the proper values to help nurture the earth rather than deplete it of its natural resources.

Could there really be benefits in deforestation? Well, this is one tricky thing to answer. Enumerating its cons is a whole lot simpler though; but to be fair, we will try to know the facts about deforestation, the advantages that the earth and humans can benefit from it, and the many disadvantages that we already know of.

Is There A Truth To Pros In Deforestation?

Although deforestation is not totally good, it has some promising advantages for the people. Its direct purposes have effects which significantly contribute to the atmosphere and to the environment. For example, the cutting of trees lets the carbon dioxide stay on them rather than emit it in the air such that in the case of dying and rotten tress.

Also, much of the vast part of the forest is left unused which can be turned to agricultural sites instead. This way, it will help feed millions of starving people. Some parts of the forest can also be turned into great infrastructures which will give rise to a booming economy, thus helping the people as well. Grazing animals are also one way that deforestation becomes useful. Truly, the advantages could be quite innumerable if summed up. However, weighing the good and harm that deforestation brings should always be considered.


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