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Answer in Short: What Are the Major Causes of Degradation of Forest in Brazil and India? - Geography and Economics

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Answer in short:

What are the major causes of degradation of forest in Brazil and India?

Solution

Causes of degradation of forests:

1. Deforestation is the major cause for degradation of forests. It is done for mining, building dams, expanding agriculture etc.

2. Industrial development has caused degradation of forests through pollution, over-exploitation, encroachments etc.

Rainforests have decreased in size primarily due to deforestation. Despite reductions in the deforestation rate over the last ten years, the Amazon rainforest will be reduced by 40% by 2030 at the current rate.

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 Balbharati Solution for Balbharati Class 10 Social Science Geography (2019 to Current)
Chapter 5: Natural Vegetation and Wildlife
Exercise | Q: 4.4 | Page no. 36
Solution Answer in Short: What Are the Major Causes of Degradation of Forest in Brazil and India? Concept: India Wildlife.
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