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Deforestation Environmental Issues

deforestation environmental issues

Where there used to be vibrant forest, images of orangutans in charred ground have become commonplace1. The lungs of the world are burning but what are the actual environmental issues surrounding deforestation? Firstly, the emotive phrase ‘lungs of the world’ is technically incorrect2. In fact, tropical forests do not contribute significant oxygen to the atmosphere. […]