deforestation


 

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Definition: 

The removal of forest and undergrowth to increase the surface of arable land or to use the timber for construction or industrial purposes. (Source: GEMET/GILP)

Other relations

  • land clearing (ECOLEX)
  • deforestation (CMS)
Broader
forest management
Narrower
Related
Synonyms
  • forest exploitation

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