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deforestation
Subject Category
P Natural Resources, Earth and Environmental Sciences
Definition
The clearing of a forest, or portion of a forest, to convert it to non-forest use, such as a farm, subdivision, or power-line clearing.
Definition Source
USDA Forest Service, Glossary, Land and Resource Management Plan
RDF/XML Format:
http://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt/31999.rdf
Persistent URI:
http://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt/31999
Broader Term
environmental degradation
Related Term
afforestation
forestry
land degradation
reducing emissions from deforestation and forest degradation
Spanish
deforestación
Term Number
31999