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Q: What does deforestation mean?
A: Deforestation, clearance or clearing is the removal of a forest or stand of trees where the land is thereafter converted to a non-forest use.
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Asked 3/17/2010 3:47:17 PM
Updated 8/10/2014 1:38:17 PM
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Deforestation, clearance or clearing is the removal of a forest or stand of trees where the land is thereafter converted to a non-forest use.
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Deforestation is the clearance of naturally occurring forests by logging and burning.

Added 3/17/2010 4:00:47 PM
de·for·est

–verb (used with object)
to divest or clear of forests or trees: Poor planning deforested the area in ten years.

—Related forms
de·for·est·a·tion, noun
de·for·est·er, noun
Added 3/17/2010 7:43:26 PM
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