The Increasing Problems of Our Time: Deforestation and Development
Today we are living in this fantastic era of digital world with every possible facility. We know India is a developing country and is rapidly heading towards the development through various projects. But we are leaving the other side of the coin without taking a conclusion. No one thinks about it, leaving everything for the thought that this all is the duty of the government. Government will go with what it wants but we should also pay our responsibilities for the nation, at least for the existence of humanity and should see the future.
Just think, how many things or we can say elements of our existence are going to replace this development. The major loss in this is environmental and natural habitat of the wildlife. Humans are cutting the trees for various purposes such as timber, for development activities such as road construction, producing a market for the people etc. It affects a number of elements in our life like wildlife, ecosystem, weather, patterns and even the climate change is a big issue of discuss at this point of time, if we think for the future even a little bit.
Forests still cover 30% of the world’s land area but they are disappearing at an alarming rate. Between 1990-2016 the world lost 502,000 square miles (1.3 million square kilometres) of the forest according to the world bank.
India has 2,603 tree species of which 650 are endemic or native to certain parts of the country and 469 of them are threatened.
There is a dire need for humans to still understand the situations, we can face due to our these selfish deeds.
We have forgotten that what is the base of our existence. Deforestation has raised some serious problems like uncontrolled pollution, unclean and polluted air, climate change, threat of habitat for the wildlife and it’s species ahead of us.
With time, absolutely, the digitalization and the development is must but the conservation of nature is a dire need nature is the reason of the existence of all the living creatures on this beautiful planet.