Deforestation - the process of conversion of land under forest land, except in tree cover, such as pastures, cities, and other wasteland. The most common cause of deforestation - logging without adequate planting new trees.
T he forest may be destroyed due to natural causes such as fire, hurricane or flooding and acid rain.
Forests - the lungs of the planet. Approximately one third of carbon dioxide caused by desertification. The greenhouse effect is caused by lack of oxygen.