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synonyms for deforestation

  • desertification
  • erosion
  • logging
  • denuding
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If governments do not take action to control greenhouse gases and deforestation, a vicious cycle will ensue where fires may lead to more fires.
WHAT WILDFIRES IN BRAZIL, SIBERIA, AND THE US WEST HAVE IN COMMONLILI PIKESEPTEMBER 17, 2020VOX
Among other things, it ensures developing countries get paid if they can show that they’ve been preventing deforestation, a huge source of greenhouse gas emissions, and environmental degradation.
WANT TO FIGHT CLIMATE CHANGE EFFECTIVELY? HERE’S WHERE TO DONATE YOUR MONEY.SIGAL SAMUELSEPTEMBER 17, 2020VOX
The die also controls where habitation destruction — either deforestation or pollution — spreads.
THE BOARD GAME ENDANGERED SHOWS JUST HOW HARD CONSERVATION CAN BESARAH ZIELINSKIAUGUST 21, 2020SCIENCE NEWS
Ranches in the Amazon, for example, get their space from deforestation.
SCIENTISTS SAY: DEFORESTATIONBETHANY BROOKSHIREAUGUST 3, 2020SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
Some people also use words like clearance, clearing or clearcutting for deforestation.
SCIENTISTS SAY: DEFORESTATIONBETHANY BROOKSHIREAUGUST 3, 2020SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
Even if this program didn’t reduce poverty, he says, “the value of the avoided deforestation just for carbon dioxide emissions alone is more than the program costs.”
HOW GIVING CASH TO POOR FAMILIES MAY ALSO SAVE TREES IN INDONESIAMEGAN SEVERJUNE 12, 2020SCIENCE NEWS
Ferraro and Rhita Simorangkir, an applied microeconomist at the National University of Singapore, wanted to see if Indonesia’s poverty-alleviation program was affecting deforestation.
HOW GIVING CASH TO POOR FAMILIES MAY ALSO SAVE TREES IN INDONESIAMEGAN SEVERJUNE 12, 2020SCIENCE NEWS
Unlike the Mexico study that found increased deforestation with wealth, this one shows less, he says, and “it’s totally possible that’s the case in both places.”
HOW GIVING CASH TO POOR FAMILIES MAY ALSO SAVE TREES IN INDONESIAMEGAN SEVERJUNE 12, 2020SCIENCE NEWS
I think the deforestation of the country is probably the cause of these terrible visitations.
THE LIFE AND LETTERS OF LAFCADIO HEARN, VOLUME 2ELIZABETH BISLAND
If all the trees were bread and cheese there would be considerable deforestation in any part of England where I was living.
ALARMS AND DISCURSIONSG. K. CHESTERTON
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