1 Where is relatively undisturbed natural vegetation found in the Third World? Are these areas under the threat of deforestation? If so, what type of land use will replace the natural vegetation in such areas?
2 Why is the issue of fuelwood so important in the developing countries? What kind of hardship is caused by a scarcity of fuelwood? Is there any viable alternative?
3 The degradation of the environment as a result of deforestation is felt at various levels: local, regional, global. What are the effects of deforestation?
4 What is the role of the First World organizations in the deforestation of the Third World?
5 What steps can you suggest for preserving the tropical rainforests? Why should we preserve the tropical rainforests?