With the term deforestation means the process of reducing the Earth's forest areas, largely attributable to land use change and human activities.

Deforestation It is therefore mainly derived for commercial purposes. Among the main causes are: use of surfaces for agro-zootechnical activities, expansion of human settlements and timber removal exceeding the capacity for renewal on a certain surface.

La deforestation It is one of the main causes of climate change because trees, and plants in general, thanks to the photosynthesis process, allow carbon dioxide to be subtracted, stored and stored from the atmosphere. In addition, the deforestation produces a series of other consequences such as: the decrease in biodiversity, threats to indigenous cultures and changes in the water cycle.