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Q4) D) What are the major causes of degradation of forest in Brazil and India?

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The major causes of degradation of forest in Brazil and India are

India

Overgrazing, soil degradation, land clearance, climatic changes, excess pollution, depletion of “soil nutrients” through “poor farming practices”, excessive cutting of trees, infrastructure development are the main causes of forest degradation in India.  

Brazil

Illegal “wildlife trade”, “illegal poaching”, “air pollution”, “water pollution”, “land degradation”, excess mining activities, wetland degradation and severe oil spills are the main cause of forest degradation in Brazil.”

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