Top 9 Major Current Environmental Problems - Page 6 of 9 - 9facts

Top 9 Major Current Environmental Problems

#6. Deforestation

Deforestation - Top 9 Major Current Environmental Problems

Our forests are natural sinks of carbon dioxide and produce fresh oxygen that helps in regulating temperature and rainfall. At present forests cover 30% of the land but every year tree cover is lost amounting to the country of Panama due to growing population demand for more food, shelter and cloth. Deforestation simply means clearing of green cover and make that land available for residential, industrial or commercial purpose.

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