deforestation


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Synonyms for deforestation

the state of being clear of trees

the removal of trees

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The linkages between deforestation, energy and growth for environmental degradation in Pakistan.
Deforestation can be defined as the reduction of forested area or canopy coverage below than 10% [1].
Since the program was short-term, the households could be expected to make up for postponed deforestation after it was over.
Global Forest Watch researchers will be able to use the deep learning algorithms to recognize patterns, such as road-building in previously undisturbed areas, and forecast deforestation before the destruction occurs.
On the other hand the worse effects of deforestation are much more than benefits.
The panel has identified deforestation as a leading contributor to greenhouse gas emissions, at 17.3 percent of the total anthropogenic contributors.
Sample-based methods that use a probability sampling design provide a quantitative measure of the precision of the uncertainty that is attributable to sampling and construct confidence bounds for the area of deforestation. The precision depends on the number of samples and their locations.
Incentivising people will help in countering the human factors responsible for deforestation. However, the state also needs to take steps to deal with the natural factors that affect forests.
They have found that deforestation causes the local climate to warm and that warming intensified as the severity of deforestation increased.
REDD+ (Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation) is a mechanism created to provide economic incentives for tropical forest developing countries to avoid deforestation and forest degradation.
SAO PAULO - Ricardo Galvao, the sacked head of Brazil's space research agency, said on Saturday the trend of sharply rising deforestation was undeniable, a day after he was fired following a public spat with President Jair Bolsonaro over data published by the agency.
LAHORE -- Environmental experts have said that eco-degradation and deforestation is the major cause of riverine and flash floods in the country.
Deforestation in Brazil's portion of the Amazon rainforest soared more than 88 per cent in June compared with the same month a year ago, the second consecutive month of rising forest destruction under new President Jair Bolsonaro, who has called for development of the region.
Deforestation is at an all-time high in the Amazon, the world's largest rainforest -- significantly higher than during the same period last year.
Some of the world's major palm oil users, including Nestle, Unilever, and Mondelez have been criticised for overusing palm oil, which threatens iconic species through deforestation in producing countries like Malaysia and Indonesia.