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Wiktionary4.4 / 25 votes

  1. deforestationnoun

    reforestation, afforestation

  2. deforestationnoun

    afforestation, reforestation

Princeton's WordNet3.5 / 12 votes

  1. deforestationnoun

    the state of being clear of trees


  2. deforestation, disforestationnoun

    the removal of trees


PPDB, the paraphrase database4.5 / 2 votes

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  1. Robin Chazdon:

    Avoiding deforestation and supporting forest regeneration are complementary and mutually reinforcing activities.

  2. Tasso Azevedo:

    We have learned over the years that this connection between economic growth and deforestation is not real, the period when we saw the fastest economic growth in Brazil is the same period when we saw the biggest decrease in deforestation.

  3. Laura Sonter:

    Climate change mitigation strategies must consider all sources of carbon emissions from an industry, not just focus on minimizing coal use, failing to do so in Brazil's steel industry caused significant deforestation of native forests for charcoal production and, as a result, actually increased industry emissions.

  4. Vice President Hamilton Mourão:

    We already have a plan practically finished for an initiative against deforestation and to prevent fires that start in July and August.

  5. Jan Erik Saugestad:

    Deforestation and loss of biodiversity are not only environmental problems. There are significant negative economic effects associated with these issues and they represent a risk that we as investors cannot ignore.

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