MARA PROFFESIONAL COLLEGE AYER MOLEK MELAKABUSINESS ETHICSMGT 3533DEFORESTRATION DIPLOMA IN BUSINESS STUDIESINDIVIDUAL ASSIGNMENTNAME: NURSYAIDATUL ATIQAH BINTI MOHAMAD ZAHIDSTUDENT’S ID: MDB16-01-026CLASS: DBS6BLECTURE NAME: PUAN AMALINA BINTI MOHAMAD NORSUBMISSION DATE: 6 APRIL 20181
TABLE OF CONTENTNO.TOPICPAGE1Introduction of deforestation3-42Summary from artical “ deforestation kills ourfuture”5-63The main issues presented in the article7-84Problem solving the issues by using any ethicaltheories9-105Deforestation issues from Islamic businessethics point of view11-126Deforestation ethical issues in the globalcontext13-147Conclusion158Bibliography16-192
1.0 INTRODUCTION OF DEFORESTATIONDeforestation is defined by as the cutting down and removal ofall or most of the trees in a forested area. Deforestation results fromremoval of trees without sufficient reforestation. This is from theprocess alters the hydrologic cycle, altering the amount of water in thesoil and groundwater. Deforestation is considered to be a maincontributor to the greenhouse effect. So, what is the impact of thedeforestation? It can causes erode soils, contribute to desertification,pollution of waterways and decrease biodiversity through thedestruction of habitat. Some of major environmental problems relatedwith this issues are desiccation of soil that use to be moist, increase intemperature extremes, less recycling of water, global warming andlowering biodiversity. Example of the forest on a current issue inMalaysia that caused from deforestation such as “Rizab HutanKelau(Pahang), Hutan Sungai Mas(Johor), Hutan Bakau PulaiRiver(Johor) and Rizab Hutan Gunung Stong Selatan(Kelantan)”. thefunction of the forests is to support considerable biodiversity, providing3
valuable habitat for wildlife. For example of habitat for wildlife such astiger, elephant, giraffe, spotted hyena, black rhino and lion. National Geographic has stated that forests still cover about 30percent of the world’s land area but swaths the size is lost every year.There are many reasons that forests destruction but the most isrelated to money or people’s need to provide for their families. Themain working sector that driver to deforestation is agriculture. This isbecause to provide land for food.Logging operations that provide the wood and paper products alsocut countless trees every year. Now, we can see that many loggersacting illegally because that ethical attitude. The activities of loggersinclude to build roads and the growth of young trees. 4
2.0 SUMMARY FROM ARTICAL “DEFORESTATION KILLS OURFUTURE”In, the article, it can summarize that the meaning of deforestationis the act of the forest clearing for agricultural, logging or urbandevelopment. Deforestation alters climate, vegetation and animalecology. In Malaysia, trees are logged for their high economic value.