Deforestation refers to clearing a large forested area to create space for human settlement or projects. Man’s insatiable desire to expand his boundaries and to set up commercial spaces has led to inordinate destruction of both natural and manmade forests. Forests are brought down to make way for roads, bridges, colonies, malls, railway tracks, metro rail projects, etc. The list of man’s quest for progress has many similar constituents. Ironically, the progress that we make every day has been done by compromising our natural resources, which has its own implications.

Long and Short Essay on Deforestation


Essay 1 (250 words)

Deforestation is the rapid loss of forests by cutting plants regularly without replanting. It is endangering wildlife, human health, and the environment. Increasing the human population, the increasing crowd, increasing competition in the world force human being to cut the forests and establish well-developed cities or farms or land for harvesting. In such a competitive world, every nation wants to overlap other developed and advanced countries to go ahead and make them powerful. People are in need to cut the forests to make houses, parks, multiplexes, industries, public infrastructure, paper production, fuel, etc. Some greedy people are cutting forests for earning more money by selling woods and increasing the danger to wildlife and human life.

Wild animals are migrating and dying, original flora and fauna are lasting, the environment is changing negatively and disturbing human life. The natural habitat of the most important animals is destroying because of this some are migrating to other areas or entering the human areas or dying. We need to preserve trees by stopping the forest from cutting or replanting the plants in order to save the animal sanctuary and maintaining the natural cycles of the environment to save a life here in the future. Preservation of forests is also necessary to get fresh and healthy oxygen as well as reducing the amount of carbon dioxide gas.

Deforestation leads to increased air pollution, increasing levels of poisonous gases in the environment, increasing soil and water pollution, increasing environmental heat, and many more. All the negative effects of deforestation cause many health disorders and most importantly lungs and respiratory problems.


Essay 2 (300 words)

Deforestation is the finishing of the forests by human beings. Increasing the human population day by day is increasing the need for land on the earth for agricultural, industrial, residential, commercial, cities and other purposes which involves permanent forest removal. In the last century, our earth was covered with forests everywhere however nowadays only some counted forests exist. Deforestation is a big problem in India as well as in other countries. It is a global issue arising as a big environmental and social issue around the globe.

Deforestation disturbs human lives by causing several imbalances ecologically and environmentally. Deforestation is alarming continuously and indicating the need to stop cutting plants for the safety of human lives. Some people are doing deforestation to fulfill their greediness of earning money from wood. People are cutting plants for their agricultural activities, logging (to make papers, match-sticks, furniture, etc), urbanization (road construction, housing, etc), desertification of land, mining (oil and coal mining), fires (to get heat), etc.

Deforestation is affecting the health of human beings and the fresh environment through climate imbalance, increasing global warming, soil erosion, floods, wildlife extinction, decreasing level fresh oxygen and increasing carbon dioxide gas and many more. Deforestation is very necessary to stop in order to run life as usual in a better way. There should be some strict rules and regulations by the government of the country which everyone must follow to check deforestation. There should be simple and easy ways to make common people aware of the causes and effects of deforestation. The population should be controlled to lessen the need for forests cutting. Whenever any plant is cut, there should be rules for replanting the plants in the place of the old ones.


Essay 3 (400 words)

Deforestation is the permanent destruction of the forests in order to enhance sources for life and the use of woods. The cutting plant is not bad however cutting it permanently is bad. If one is a cutting plant, he/she should do replanting in the same place or other places. Deforestation is one for many purposes like harvesting, livestock, logging, building houses, furniture, roads, firewood, industrialization, and other many purposes. Deforestation is affecting the environment more badly and more rapidly. Earth was full of forests in the last century however currently around eighty percent of the forests have been cut and destroyed and even rain forests have been disappeared permanently.

Forests are required for the wellness of wild animals, human being and the environment. Because of deforestation, many unique species of plants and animals have been extinct permanently. The process of plant cutting is disrupting the natural carbon cycle and increasing its level in the environment day by day. Forests are the best medium to utilize the CO2 gas from the environment as well as remove other pollutants from the atmosphere and thus maintain the freshness of the environment. Whenever trees are destroyed or burned by any means it releases carbon and methane which is dangerous for human life. Both the gases are called greenhouse gas and involve in the greenhouse effect which ultimately causes global warming.

Forests are very necessary for the proper rain, getting medicine, air freshness, removing air pollution, getting wood for many purposes, etc. When we cut plants, it disturbs all the cycles and affects human lives. Instead of cutting plants to fulfill the need for paper, we should make the habit of recycling old things as possible to avoid the cut of new plants. Just imagine the planet without water, life is not possible. And the same way, life is also not possible without plants and forests as they are the source of rain, fresh air, animal habitat, shadows, wood, etc.

Without the plant, it is not possible to rain on the earth, nor fresh air, no animals, no shadows, no woods, and medicine. Everywhere would be only heat, warm, drought, flood, storm, carbon dioxide gas, methane, other poisonous gases, no winter season and rainy season, only summer season. We should join our hands together to prevent deforestation. We should not waste the papers and avoid the unnecessary use of things like paper kitchen towels, facial tissues, etc. We should think about the reuse and recycle of the paper things without wasting them to lessen the need for plant cutting. Saving forests and plants are in our own hand and only a small step from the end of us all may show a big result towards stopping deforestation.

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