Examples of deforestation in a Sentence
the deforestation of the island
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But the impact of the global deforestation was clearly devastating.
Many scientists blame deforestation, generated in large part by cattle rearing, for global climate change and less predictable rain patterns in the Amazon.
For instance, researchers should continue to look for geological evidence of widespread fires in rocks from around the world, to continue building the case for global deforestation.
Auto emissions, deforestation and crop burning have contributed to heavy smog that experts say has dimmed the tomb's pearly exterior to a jaundiced yellow.
Native to the forested mountains of central China, panda populations suffered in the late 20th century from poaching, deforestation and encroaching human development.
Feeling down about dying polar bears, deforestation and the state of the world in general?
Yet that diversity is threatened by the massive deforestation and poaching practices of the impoverished populace.
The change comes as Brazil moves to slow deforestation in order to meet its obligations under the Paris climate accord and conflicts over land — often between indigenous people and businesses— are intensifying.
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: the act or result of cutting down or burning all the trees in an area
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