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How does deforestation degrade natural capital
Decrease Soil Fertility through erosion, run-off eroded soil into aquatic areas, premature extinction, loss of habitat to native species and migratory species, Regional Climate change, Release of Co2, Acceleration of flooding
Forest Ecological Services
Chemical Cycling, Energy flow, Reduce Erosion, Purify Water and Air, Regulate climate, Store Carbon, Habitats
Causes of Degradation of Tropical Forests
Not valuing services, timber and crop exports, government policies, poverty, population growth, roads, fires, logging,
Threats to National Parks
too small to sustain large species, non native species, ecological disruption
Ecosystem 4 Point Plan
Map global ecosystems and create and inventory, Locate and protect most endangered ecosystems and species, restore as many ecosystems, make bio-friendly development a tax write-off
4 ways to approach Eco-restoration
Restoration, Rehabilitation, Replacement, Creating Artifical ecosystems
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