Meaning Deforestation
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Removal of trees from a habitat dominated by forest.
Source: physicalgeography.net

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  The net removal of trees from forested land.
Source: eia.gov

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1884, from deforest + -ation. Earlier was deforesting (1530s) which was a legal term for the change in definition of a parcel of land from "forest" to something else.
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destruction or removal of forests and their undergrowth.
Source: nationalgeographic.org

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Those practices or processes that result in the conversion of forested lands for non-forest uses.? Deforestation contributes to increasing carbon dioxide concentrations for two reasons: 1) the burning or decomposition of the wood releases carbon dioxide; and 2) trees that once removed carbon dioxide from the atmosphere in the process of photosynthe [..]
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removal of forest cover due to cutting or burning, or a combination of the two.
Source: itseducation.asia

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The natural or anthropogenic process that converts forest land to non-forest. Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) 2012 1
Source: biodiversitya-z.org

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The removal of all trees from an area (see also Depletion, Environment and Desertification).
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the chopping down and removal of trees to clear an area of forest.
Source: gcsegeography.co.uk

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When forests are cleared to make way for farms, roads, mines etc.
Source: year7geo.com

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Natural or human-induced process that converts forest land to non-forest. See afforestation and reforestation.
Source: climatehotmap.org

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(n) the state of being clear of trees(n) the removal of trees
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The process of destroying forest habitat(s).
Source: animals.sandiegozoo.org

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The removal of forest stands by cutting and burning to provide land for agricultural purposes, residential or industrial building sites, roads, etc. or by harvesting the trees for building materials or fuel. Oxidation of organic matter releases CO2 to the atmosphere, and regional and global impacts may result.
Source: cdiac.ornl.gov

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The fall in the amount of land covered by forest as a result of human activity.
Source: polity.co.uk

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To fell or clear an area of trees
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FOrest loss; typically defined as a forest losing 40 percent or more of the trees.
Source: theconscientioushome.net

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is the practice or process that result in the long-term change in land-use to non-forest uses. This is often cited as one of the major causes of the enhanced greenhouse effect for two reasons: the bur [..]
Source: edugreen.teri.res.in

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Those practices or processes that result in the change of forested lands to non-forest uses. This is often cited as one of the major causes of the enhanced greenhouse effect for two reasons: 1) the bu [..]
Source: nature.ca

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The reduction of trees in a wood or forest due to natural forces or human activity such as burning or logging.
Source: epa.ie

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Those practices or processes that result in the change of forested lands to non-forest uses. This is often cited as one of the major causes of the enhanced greenhouse effect for two reasons: 1) the bu [..]
Source: earthobservatory.nasa.gov

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The removal of forests, so the land can be used for other purposes.
Source: biotechlearn.org.nz

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The removal of a forest, woodland or stand of trees without adequate replanting or natural regeneration.
Source: chesapeakebay.net

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Type of "forestry practice" which involves the permanent removal of forests and their undergrowth so that the land can serve another purpose. This practice has had a profound effect on globa [..]
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The loss of forests due to overcutting of trees. One consequence of deforestation is soil erosion, which results in the loss of protective soil cover and the water-holding capacity of the soil.
Source: groups.molbiosci.northwestern.edu

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Is the clearance of naturally occurring forests by the processes of logging and/or burning of trees in a forested area.
Source: greenspec.co.uk

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removal of trees from a forested area without adequate replanting.
Source: www2.gsu.edu

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The widespread removal of trees by natural or human forces.
Source: ohsweb.ohiohistory.org

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the process of clearing forests
Source: go.hrw.com

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the conversion of forested areas to non-forest land for agriculture, urban use, development, or wasteland.
Source: liquisearch.com

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Clearing of tree formations  and their replacement  by non-forest land uses.
Source: statistics.gov.my

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The act of cutting down and clearing away the trees or forests
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Deforestation is the process of clearing naturally occurring forests by logging or burning for purposes such as agriculture, fuel or urban development. Deforestation also occurs naturally or unintenti [..]
Source: worldlandtrust.org

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The removal of trees from a forested area.
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The permanent conversion of land from forest to non-forest. In the Marrakesh Accords, deforestation is defined as “the direct human induced conversion of forested land to non-forested land.” FAO d [..]
Source: cifor.org

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The clearing or destruction of a previously forested area.
Source: pacificclimatechange.net

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A permanent conversion of forest into some other kind of ecosystem, such as agriculture or urbanized land use.
Source: celp.ca

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