Deforestation Impacts on the Earth’s Water Cycle.

By | June 7th, 2013|Categories: 3P Learning News|Tags: , , , , , |

Forests transport large quantities of water into the atmosphere via plant transpiration. This replenishes the clouds and instigates rain that maintains the forests. When deforestation occurs, precious rain is lost from the area, flowing away as river water and causing permanent drying. This is