Apart from the availability of forest products, name two other things which are effected by the destruction of forests.

The destruction of forests affects the wildlife habitat, quality of soil and quality of water, along with the availability of forest products.

[Extra information for reference:

Some of the causes for the decline of forests in the last 200 years are,

  • Urbanization
  • Industrialization 
  • Cutting of trees illegally for sandalwood, etc.

Other reasons for deforestation or destruction of forests are:

Expansion: if people want to settle somewhere an if no land found there, then they can cut off the trees and settle there.

Medicines: Medicinal plants are often cut off to make medicines.

Industries: Industries need heavy wood to perform their activities. So they cut the forests for wood.]


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Updated on: 20-Mar-2023


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