There are three main effects of the deforestation of tropical rainforests ; environmental, social and economical. Each are devastatingly affected by deforestation. The impact of rainforest deforestation on our climate is twofold. For our part, deforestation accounts for a staggering 20 percent of all carbon. Global Consequences of Deforestation in the Tropics. Rainforests around the world still continue to fall. Does it really make a difference?. Environment News Service put the extinction rate at 1, times the background rate and warned that the rate may climb to 10, times the background rate in the next 3d bus if nothing is done to prevent deforestation. Soil moisture is dried up, nutrients evaporate and bacteria that help break down organic matter are affected. According to the Global Forest Resources Assessmentdeforestation releases nearly a billion tons of carbon into the atmosphere per year, though the numbers are not as high as the ones recorded in the previous decade. Energy Habitats Homes Images Nature Tech Travel Wonders. Grazing land Subsistence farming At Rainforest Maker, we urge you to make a donation or otherwise get involved in saving this precious resource for the next generation.