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MARA PROFFESIONAL COLLEGE AYER MOLEK MELAKA BUSINESS ETHICS MGT 3533 DEFORESTRATION DIPLOMA IN BUSINESS STUDIES INDIVIDUAL ASSIGNMENT NAME: NURSYAIDATUL ATIQAH BINTI MOHAMAD ZAHID STUDENT’S ID: MDB16-01-026 CLASS: DBS6B LECTURE NAME: PUAN AMALINA BINTI MOHAMAD NOR SUBMISSION DATE: 6 APRIL 2018 1
TABLE OF CONTENT NO . TOPIC PAGE 1 Introduction of deforestation 3-4 2 Summary from artical “ deforestation kills our future” 5-6 3 The main issues presented in the article 7-8 4 Problem solving the issues by using any ethical theories 9-10 5 Deforestation issues from Islamic business ethics point of view 11-12 6 Deforestation ethical issues in the global context 13-14 7 Conclusion 15 8 Bibliography 16-19 2
1.0 INTRODUCTION OF DEFORESTATION Deforestation is defined by as the cutting down and removal of all or most of the trees in a forested area. Deforestation results from removal of trees without sufficient reforestation. This is from the process alters the hydrologic cycle, altering the amount of water in the soil and groundwater. Deforestation is considered to be a main contributor to the greenhouse effect. So, what is the impact of the deforestation? It can causes erode soils, contribute to desertification, pollution of waterways and decrease biodiversity through the destruction of habitat. Some of major environmental problems related with this issues are desiccation of soil that use to be moist, increase in temperature extremes, less recycling of water, global warming and lowering biodiversity. Example of the forest on a current issue in Malaysia that caused from deforestation such as “Rizab Hutan Kelau(Pahang), Hutan Sungai Mas(Johor), Hutan Bakau Pulai River(Johor) and Rizab Hutan Gunung Stong Selatan(Kelantan)” . the function of the forests is to support considerable biodiversity, providing 3
valuable habitat for wildlife. For example of habitat for wildlife such as tiger, elephant, giraffe, spotted hyena, black rhino and lion. National Geographic has stated that forests still cover about 30 percent of the world’s land area but swaths the size is lost every year. There are many reasons that forests destruction but the most is related to money or people’s need to provide for their families. The main working sector that driver to deforestation is agriculture. This is because to provide land for food. Logging operations that provide the wood and paper products also cut countless trees every year. Now, we can see that many loggers acting illegally because that ethical attitude. The activities of loggers include to build roads and the growth of young trees. 4
2.0 SUMMARY FROM ARTICAL “DEFORESTATION KILLS OUR FUTURE” In, the article, it can summarize that the meaning of deforestation is the act of the forest clearing for agricultural, logging or urban development. Deforestation alters climate, vegetation and animal ecology. In Malaysia, trees are logged for their high economic value.

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