Examples of deforestation in a Sentence
the deforestation of the island
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Similarly, the prince’s foundation has worked to protect bluefin tuna, monitor the Mediterranean, and stop deforestation worldwide.
Worried about such deforestation, environmental advocates are driving a project to create a DNA database of populations of the bigleaf maple tree on the West Coast.
Tom Cooper, chief of the Midwest Regional Migratory Birds Program with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, said warmer winters and deforestation could be a part of the reason for the move.
Scientists don’t know exactly which combination of factors—shifting climate patterns, human sprawl, deforestation—is leading to more ticks in more places.
After being hidden for centuries, these strange shapes have been made visible because of deforestation over the past few years.
Other research suggests that deforestation could affect regional precipitation patterns.
The satellite data also provided a clearer picture of Brazil’s vast Amazon rain forests, long vulnerable to widespread deforestation.
Takeaway: The measure, which takes effect 10 days after election results are declared, restricts deforestation by setting a cap of 795 additional acres of oak trees that can be cut to plant vines in land zoned as agricultural watershed.
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: the act or result of cutting down or burning all the trees in an area
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