Q. 143.8( 4 Votes )
How are forests a
First and the Second World War had a major impact on the forests. Forests affected wars in many ways which were-
• To meet the needs of the war, trees were cut recklessly.
• There were no proper working plans.
• The Dutch followed ‘a scorched earth’ policy and destroyed sawmills, and burning huge piles of giant teak logs so that the Japanese could not get this.
• When the Japanese had control over the forests of Java, they cut the forests for their own war industries and forcing forest villagers to cut down forests.
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