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Synonyms for deforestationde·for·esta·tion

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  1. deforestationnoun

    reforestation, afforestation

  2. deforestationnoun

    afforestation, reforestation

Princeton's WordNet

  1. deforestationnoun

    the state of being clear of trees


  2. deforestation, disforestationnoun

    the removal of trees


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  1. Martin Vizcarra:

    It shouldn't just be a reactive policy due to the emergency that neighboring countries are facing with these fires. Rather it should have a long-term view on how to avoid deforestation.

  2. Carlos Souza Jr.:

    There's a risk that coronavirus and COVID-19 creates conditions for more deforestation, we've only had three-and-a-half weeks of social isolation. ... It's still very early to judge.

  3. Biswaranjan Sen:

    The benefits would be that, technically speaking, you don't need fresh land and therefore the whole tussle about deforestation versus development goes away.

  4. Marcio Astrini:

    This is a sick statement, a pitiful statement, increased deforestation and burning are the result of his anti-environmental policy.

  5. Rene Castro-Salazar:

    It might be counter-intuitive (to use wood) because if wood comes from illegal logging or irresponsible deforestation you will be damaging ecosystems and habitats, but if you are able to produce firewood, a dining table or construction materials from sustainable sources, you're ... replacing CO2 intense products for better ones.

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