Deforestation : Deforestation And Deforestation

2094 Words Apr 23rd, 2016 9 Pages
Every single day, the Amazon Rainforest is losing a massive amount of area due to deforestation. The Amazon is the world’s largest tropical rainforest and it is the world’s source of oxygen. Deforestation has slowed down years ago, but now, it is starting to increase and does not show that it will slow down. Earth without tree’s, the human race and animals would not be able to survive. Today’s society is not taking deforestation as a serious matter. If deforestation were to be left alone, the planet and animals would not be the only ones suffering from it. Deforestation is a big issue that has to be made known and find a solution to end it. The causes and the effects of deforestation should be made known to the society and the importance it is to prevent it to keep happening in the Amazon.
There are five main reasons as to why deforestation is happening in the Amazon. The United States uses wood for many household products such as: wood for floors, housing, paper and many other accessory. Since wood is in such a high demand, people need to get it at a place where it would provide them the most wood, and what better place to find wood than the largest forest. “Controlling the illegal logging is fundamental to saving the Amazon” (Brindis). Most of the woods that are obtained are from Amazon loggers, those who search for valuable trees to cut. Though not all woods sold from the Amazon are illegally obtained, and much of this wood comes from Brazil’s largest timber producer…
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