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The Consequences of Tropical Deforestation

By: Wincy Yu, Biological Sciences, ‘17

Author’s Note:

In light of climate change and environmental talks among world leaders, as well as rising media attention for endangered species around the world, I realized that people were concerned about the consequences, but may not have paid attention to the underlying reasons. Inspired by an ecology class I took last year, I wrote this piece to discuss one of the reasons for climate change and ecosystem loss, which is deforestation.

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