[ US /dɪˌfɔɹɪˈsteɪʃən/ ]
[ UK /dɪfˌɒɹɪstˈe‍ɪʃən/ ]
  1. the removal of trees
  2. the state of being clear of trees
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How To Use deforestation In A Sentence

  • Deforestation and mineral extraction can damage entire regions used along the birds' annual migration paths.
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Unlike acid rain or deforestation, global warming has no visible manifestation .
  • The authors also predict an increase in violent storms, fires, landslides and avalanches in the Alpine region as well as widespread deforestation.
  • Cooking with wood is also a cause of deforestation in many countries.
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