Cutting down forest is a environmental threat, yet, this is still happening at a great rate around the world. Why do you think forests are being destroyed? Are there any benefit from the destruction of forests

Deforestation is one of the major human activities that has posed more danger in our environment and
has been on an increase globally. In
essay, I'm going to discuss two major reasons why it happens and it's benefits.
, trees are being cut down for commercial purposes. They are major raw material for manufacturing furniture, produce paper and for making cooking utensils. When the trees are cut, they pass through several processes and sold in exchange of money, goods and services.
For example
, 4.2% of the internally generated revenues in Nigeria are from wood exports. Again,
development is another reason for forest destruction. Countries around the globe are guided by their master plan (the map) which gives clarity as to where roads are to be constructed, industry establishment, building of schools and hospitals, construction of railways and setting up recreational parks. Most times, the map suggests forest locations for these infrastructures.
For example
, the sites where most of the National football
in Nigeria
today were forest and their development
were made
was made
possible because of deforestation.
there are dangers of cutting down forests in the world at large
as destruction of
the ecosystem
, depletion of ozone layers which invariably impact our health negatively and distortion of
wild life
all living things (except people) that are undomesticated
revenues are being generated from it. These
are channelled properly in most countries to
the citizen's standard of living and
invests heavily in capital projects
as construction of roads, airports etc. In conclusion, deforestation has caused several damages to our
society but
Accept comma addition
society, but
has some advantages which directly impacts the people's standard of living.
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