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Deforestation - Understanding the Causes, Problems and Conservation Techniques

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What is Deforestation?

This session focus on the burgeoning problem of deforestation, despite being a direct session the main focus is to direct students to formulate good writing styles in questions based on deforestation. Dr. Manishika Jain explains the causes of deforestation, problems associated to deforestation, statistics of deforestation and finally the conservation techniques.

Deforestation

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Why Forest are Cleared?

Deforestation Statistics

  • Dense forest areas in northern, central, and southern Western Ghats have decreased by 2.84%, 4.38% and 5.77% respectively over the last decade.

  • Up to 25,000 hectares of forests – 250 sq km, or more handed every year for “non-forestry activities”, including defence projects, dams, mining, power plants, industries and roads

  • India’s forests now cover 701,673 sq km, or 21.34% of the country, compared to 640,819 sq km 29 years ago

  • With 11% of India’s forests, Madhya Pradesh has the largest area under forest cover, followed by Arunachal Pradesh (10%) and Chhattisgarh (8%). Forests cover more than 70% of the area of the northeastern states, except Assam where it is 35%

  • Greatest loss reported in Madhya Pradesh, followed by Assam and Karnataka

Causes of Deforestation

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Direct causes of deforestation

Direct Causes of Deforestation

Direct causes of deforestation

Indirect causes of deforestation

Indirect Causes of Deforestation

Indirect causes of deforestation

Problems of Deforestation

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Forest Conservation