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Nowadays deforestation is the one of the most destructive and controversial environmental issues Deforestation is defined as cutting down clearing away or burning trees or forests Particularly tropical rainforests are the most destructed type of forests because of its location in developing countries such as Indonesia the Philippines India central African countries and Brazil Deforestation rate in those places is high enough to worry about because of good economic potential of forests As the result of causes such as agriculture land expansion logging for timber fire blazing and settling infrastructure there might be serious impacts in future for instance extinction of endemic species of animals and plants which will be feral increase of greenhouse gas emissions which may lead to global warming and consecutive catastrophes destruction of home for indigenous dwellers which is considered as violation of human rights Some people can argue with this drawbacks telling that deforestation have more valuable benefits such as growth of economics production of food and providing better opportunities for life for poor families However government of that countries and world organisations tries to stop deforestation proposing several solutions Deforestation problem is especially acute in Brazilian Amazon where its rate is much high comparing with other regions Tropical rainforests which is located between tropic of Capricorn and tropic of Cancer covered 12 of land surface few thousand years ago However today is it covers only 5 of planet In spite of this small area it is home for about 50 of overall species and it does pivotal role in controlling global climate For instance in tropical rainforest there could be found about 480 species of plants in only one hectare and large rainforest areas can produce 75 of rain from their own rainfall by transpiring water thorough leaves Butler 2011 15 million hectares of forest are illegally logged in Indonesia for last 6 years Lang 2011 1965 fires were observed in 2010 compared with 1827 fires in 2009 in
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