Nature Conservation-Function of Forest Ecosystem

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Nature Conservation. Function of Forest Ecosystem at Hutan Lipur Bukit Soga, Batu Patah,Johor,Malaysia.


<ul><li> 1. NATURE CONSERVATION FUNCTION OF ECOSYSTEM AT HUTAN LIPUR BUKIT SOGA PERDANA, BATU PAHAT, JOHOR.</li></ul> <p> 2. ECOSYSTEM What is an ecosystem? An ecosystem is made up of two components which is living things and non living things. An ecosystem is the relationship between soil, climate, vegetation and animals in an environment. Ecosystem recycle nutrients such as carbon and nitrogen. 3. FUNCTION OF ECOSYSTEM Ecosystem have some functional attributes which keep the component parts running together. For example; green leaves prepare food and roots absorb nutrients from the soil. Decomposers carry out the function of braking down complex organic materials into simple inorganic product which can be used by procedures. All these function in an ecosystem occur through delicately balanced and controlled processes. Thus, this cycle goes on and on, leading to efficient continuous functioning of the ecosystem. 4. ENVIRONMENT ISSUES AT HUTAN LIPUR BUKIT SOGA, BATU PAHAT, JOHOR.SOIL EROSION 5. WHY? Deforestation Without plant cover, erosion can occur and sweep the land into rivers. The agricultural plants that often replace the trees cannot hold onto the soil and many of these plants. Slope stability The removal of vegetation increases the rate of surface erosion. Topography The topography of the land determines the velocity at which surface runoff will flow, which in turn determines the erosivity of the runoff. 6. SOLUTIONS 7. ENVIRONMENT ISSUES AT HUTAN LIPUR BUKIT SOGA, BATU PAHAT, JOHOR.VANDALISME 8. WHY? Peer Influence Characterizes the attitudes, values and behaviors of the youths, particularly the teenage school. Youths who indulge in vandalism are usually members of a group. Parents and Family Vandalism is usually carried out by youths from troubled family backgrounds and who wish to be independent. Apart from that, the lack of supervision and guidance from parents is among the main factors that drive teenagers towards this negative phenomenon. Influence of the Mass Media The mass media has a strong influence and impact on our daily lives. Western films or programs that contain negative elements, such as vandalism, can promote this unhealthy phenomenon among youths. Apathetic, Individualistic and Materialistic behavior among the Society Vandalism is particularly acute in urban areas. City folks in general are oblivious of their surroundings. Therefore, those who commit vandalism feel that they can do so with impunity and feel no sense of responsibility towards public properties. 9. SOLUTIONS Educate the public, especially young people about the costs of vandalism. Clean up vandalism as soon as it happens -- replace signs, repair playground equipment, paint over graffiti. Remember, vandalism is a crime. Support recreational programs for young people in your community. Volunteer your time, donate money or supplies, and help in any way you can. 10. CONCLUSION Based on our observation, Hutan Lipur Bukit Soga Perdana must maintain the ecosystem. Otherwise,its a beautiful forest in the city and one place to recreation. Beside loving our nature, we also get healthier body. LOVE OUR FOREST!</p>