Environmental Impacts of Deforestation

Sources must be cited in APA format. Your response should be four (4) pages in length. carefully study and review the section titled, “Ecological Challenges Facing Humanity.” focus on the topic of deforestation. write a short descriptive essay that defines and explains selected environmental impacts of deforestation. As you write, imagine you are talking to a friend who has no knowledge of this topic. In short, write the way you speak, using a conversational tone. Also, try to alternate short sentences and longer sentences to make your writing more readable. Your essay should include five paragraphs, as follows:Paragraph 1 is your lead paragraph. It will contain an overview of what you have to say about these three topics: disruption of the carbon cycle, disruption of the hydrologic (water) cycle, and the reduction of species diversity.Paragraphs 2, 3, and 4, are your body paragraphs.Paragraph 2 should describe how deforestation disrupts the carbon cycle.In paragraph 3, you’ll write about how deforestation disrupts the hydrologic (water) cycle.In paragraph 4, you’ll explain how deforestation is related to declining species diversity.Paragraph 5 is your conclusion paragraph. Here, you can describe how you feel about the three effects of deforestation discussed, and what we might do about it.It’s permissible to use direct quotes from your reading, but don’t use too many. One to three such quotes should be your limit. Be sure to put a direct quote in quotation marks.