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Answer in Brief: What Are the Causes and Consequences of Deforestation? - CBSE Class 8 - Science

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Answer in brief:

 What are the causes and consequences of deforestation?

Solution

Causes of deforestation:

1) Forests are cleared for accommodating expanding urban areas and for fulfilling their ever-increasing requirements.

2) Forests are destroyed to clear land for crops and cattle grazing.

3) Trees are cut down to be used for firewood.

Consequences of deforestation:

1) Soil erosion

2) Loss of biodiversity

3) Floods and droughts

4) Climate change due to global warming

5) Disruption of water cycle

 

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 NCERT Solution for Science Textbook For Class 8 (2018 to Current)
Chapter 7: Conservation of Plants and Animals
Q: 5.4 | Page no. 87
Solution Answer in Brief: What Are the Causes and Consequences of Deforestation? Concept: Consequences of Deforestation.
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