Biology Environmental Science

Threat to Species (Habitat Destruction)

In this article we will discuss Threat to Species (Habitat Destruction)

Threat to Species (Habitat Destruction)

Deforestation has been one of the major causes for the depletion of wildlife. With the
increase in human population and the growing need for resources, forests were cleared or for agricultural operations, for human habitation and for grazing their livestock. Technological advance and human progress had a direct bearing on the exploitation of natural resources.

Forest trees were cut to yield timber for building houses, for making furniture and for collecting wood as fuel. Industries made a heavy demand on forest resources such as wood for paper- making, exploitation of gums and resins, mining. of forestland for mineral ores, building materials, etc.


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