Deforestation and Habitat Loss

What is deforestation?

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2018-02-12 08:40:39

Deforestation is people cutting down whole forests of trees, and

making it even less likely for humans to survive. Trees supply

oxygen, absorb carbon dioxide, and hold down the soil from washing

away or making landslides.

The destruction and cutting down of forests is often done to

clear land for farming, mining, roads, and grazing of cattle. That

causes increased atmospheric CO2 levels, a factor in global


The Cutting down and clearing of trees

The action or process of clearing forests_ also _The state of

having been cleared by forests.

Verb. To Clear of Forests or trees


The conversion of forested areas to non-forested lands.

e.g. Cutting down a forest to make pastures.

the cutting down of trees is called deforestation

Deforestation means clearing of forests and using that land for

other purposes.

defforestation is cutting of trees.

deforestation is when rain forests get destroyed and


1. The state of being clear of trees

2. The removal of trees

Deforestation occurs to create open space for urban or

agricultural use.

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