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Deforestasi Bikin Pegunungan di Malaysia Makin Gundul

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Rabu, 10 Nov 2021 22:00 WIB

Malaysia - Deforestasi makin marak terjadi di Malaysia. Hal ini membuat Malaysia menjadi salah satu negara di Asia Tenggara yang berkontribusi terhadap bencana iklim.

Deforestation surrounds massive limestone quarries cut into the mountains of Ipoh, Perak state Malaysia, Friday, Nov. 5, 2021. Deforestation affects the people and animals where trees are cut, as well as the wider world and in terms of climate change, and cutting trees both adds carbon dioxide to the air and removes the ability to absorb existing carbon dioxide. World leaders are gathered in Scotland at a United Nations climate summit, known as COP26, to push nations to ratchet up their efforts to curb climate change. (AP Photo/Vincent Thian)

Pegunungan gundul dari tambang batu kapur besar terlihat di Ipoh, Malaysia, Jumat (5/11/2021).

Deforestation surrounds massive limestone quarries cut into the mountains of Ipoh, Perak state Malaysia, Friday, Nov. 5, 2021. Deforestation affects the people and animals where trees are cut, as well as the wider world and in terms of climate change, and cutting trees both adds carbon dioxide to the air and removes the ability to absorb existing carbon dioxide. World leaders are gathered in Scotland at a United Nations climate summit, known as COP26, to push nations to ratchet up their efforts to curb climate change. (AP Photo/Vincent Thian)

Semakin gundulnya pegunungan ini karena maraknya deforestasi.

Deforestation surrounds massive limestone quarries cut into the mountains of Ipoh, Perak state Malaysia, Friday, Nov. 5, 2021. Deforestation affects the people and animals where trees are cut, as well as the wider world and in terms of climate change, and cutting trees both adds carbon dioxide to the air and removes the ability to absorb existing carbon dioxide. World leaders are gathered in Scotland at a United Nations climate summit, known as COP26, to push nations to ratchet up their efforts to curb climate change. (AP Photo/Vincent Thian)

Deforestasi ini berdampak pada manusia dan hewan yang bergantung hidup dari pegunungan tersebut.

Deforestation surrounds massive limestone quarries cut into the mountains of Ipoh, Perak state Malaysia, Friday, Nov. 5, 2021. Deforestation affects the people and animals where trees are cut, as well as the wider world and in terms of climate change, and cutting trees both adds carbon dioxide to the air and removes the ability to absorb existing carbon dioxide. World leaders are gathered in Scotland at a United Nations climate summit, known as COP26, to push nations to ratchet up their efforts to curb climate change. (AP Photo/Vincent Thian)

Menurut laporan dari Forest Trends, sebuah LSM konservasi yang berbasis di Washington, mengungkapkan Malaysia menjadi salah satu negara di Asia Tenggara yang berkontribusi terhadap bencana iklim.

Deforestation surrounds massive limestone quarries cut into the mountains of Ipoh, Perak state Malaysia, Friday, Nov. 5, 2021. Deforestation affects the people and animals where trees are cut, as well as the wider world and in terms of climate change, and cutting trees both adds carbon dioxide to the air and removes the ability to absorb existing carbon dioxide. World leaders are gathered in Scotland at a United Nations climate summit, known as COP26, to push nations to ratchet up their efforts to curb climate change. (AP Photo/Vincent Thian)

Ada banyak faktor yang membuat deforestasi di Malaysia semakin marak. Mulai dari perkebunan sawit, tambang kapur ilegal, hingga kebun durian.

Deforestation surrounds massive limestone quarries cut into the mountains of Ipoh, Perak state Malaysia, Friday, Nov. 5, 2021. Deforestation affects the people and animals where trees are cut, as well as the wider world and in terms of climate change, and cutting trees both adds carbon dioxide to the air and removes the ability to absorb existing carbon dioxide. World leaders are gathered in Scotland at a United Nations climate summit, known as COP26, to push nations to ratchet up their efforts to curb climate change. (AP Photo/Vincent Thian)

Sejumlah organisasi lingkungan Malaysia mengatakan saat ini pengusaha semakin giat membabat hutan untuk membuka perkebunan raksasa.

Deforestation surrounds massive limestone quarries cut into the mountains of Ipoh, Perak state Malaysia, Friday, Nov. 5, 2021. Deforestation affects the people and animals where trees are cut, as well as the wider world and in terms of climate change, and cutting trees both adds carbon dioxide to the air and removes the ability to absorb existing carbon dioxide. World leaders are gathered in Scotland at a United Nations climate summit, known as COP26, to push nations to ratchet up their efforts to curb climate change. (AP Photo/Vincent Thian)

Hal ini dikhawatirkan dapat melenyapnya keanekaragaman hayati di Malaysia.

Deforestation surrounds massive limestone quarries cut into the mountains of Ipoh, Perak state Malaysia, Friday, Nov. 5, 2021. Deforestation affects the people and animals where trees are cut, as well as the wider world and in terms of climate change, and cutting trees both adds carbon dioxide to the air and removes the ability to absorb existing carbon dioxide. World leaders are gathered in Scotland at a United Nations climate summit, known as COP26, to push nations to ratchet up their efforts to curb climate change. (AP Photo/Vincent Thian)

Selain itu maraknya deforestasi tentu saja membahayakan umat manusia. Penebangan pohon akan menambahkan karbon dioksida ke udara dan menghilangkan kemampuan penyerapan karbon dioksida yang ada.

Deforestasi Bikin Pegunungan di Malaysia Makin Gundul
Deforestasi Bikin Pegunungan di Malaysia Makin Gundul
Deforestasi Bikin Pegunungan di Malaysia Makin Gundul
Deforestasi Bikin Pegunungan di Malaysia Makin Gundul
Deforestasi Bikin Pegunungan di Malaysia Makin Gundul
Deforestasi Bikin Pegunungan di Malaysia Makin Gundul
Deforestasi Bikin Pegunungan di Malaysia Makin Gundul
Deforestasi Bikin Pegunungan di Malaysia Makin Gundul