deforest

[ US /dɪˈfɔɹəst/ ]
[ UK /dɪfˈɒɹɪst/ ]
VERB
  1. remove the trees from
    The landscape was deforested by the enemy attacks
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How To Use deforest In A Sentence

  • Deforestation and mineral extraction can damage entire regions used along the birds' annual migration paths.
  • New fields are prepared in the following manner: First a suitable and fertile area is identified after which this area is deforested.
  • Intense deforestation is constrained to the few roads that do exist or around urban centers such as Iquitos, Puerto Maldonado, and Rio Branco. Southwest Amazon moist forests
  • It is essential that sustainable agriculture be developed in the areas already deforested and settled.
  • Deforestation and overgrazing destroy productive land, while acid rain damages crops.
  • Human actions are of no consequence as far as the geotectonic processes are concerned, but they have greatly accelerated the rate of weathering due to deforestation, overgrazing of pastures, and improper crop cultivation. Global material cycles
  • The area to be deforested is four times the size of Portugal and would be mainly used for agriculture and pastures for livestock.
  • Of particular importance is the effect that deforestation has on tropical soils.
  • Where data does exist it may fail to consider current risks such as increased rainfall due to climate change or increased run-off of water from land due to deforestation or the drainage of wetlands.
  • Crowned sifaka lemurs are found only in Madagascar, and their survival is threatened by deforestation. ZooBorns
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