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Deforestation, clearance or clearing is the removal of a forest or stand of trees where the land is ...... Jump up ^ U.N. calls on Asian nations to end deforestation, Reuters, 20 June 2008; Jump up ...

51 Facts About Deforestation - Conserve Energy Future


Deforestation facts: Deforestation is the conversion of forested areas to non-forest land for use such as arable land, pasture, urban use, logged area, ...

Deforestation: Facts, Causes & Effects - Live Science


Mar 4, 2015 ... Deforestation is the permanent destruction of forests in order to make the land available for other uses. An estimated 18 million acres (7.3 ...

10 Scary Deforestation Facts We Should All Be Concerned About ...


What is deforestation? Unless you're an ecologist, you probably don't spend a lot of time worrying about the fate of the world's forests, but you probably also ...

Protect & Save Rainforests | The Nature Conservancy


Adopt an acre of rainforest and help protect plants and animals for the rainforest. We have preserved over 119 million acres, help to protect more!

What is Deforestation? - Rainforest Information for Kids - Mongabay


Deforestation refers to the cutting, clearing, and removal of rainforest or related ... Facts: Did you know that tropical rainforests, which cover 6-7% of the earth's ...

Rainforest Concern - Why are they being destroyed?


Large areas of rainforest are being cut down, often in order to remove just a few logs, and rainforest is being destroyed at double the rate of all previous ...



Amazon Rainforest Deforestation Facts. A list of facts about why this rainforest is shrinking and the effects this is having on the earth.

10 Facts About Deforestation | Postconsumers Facts


Apr 3, 2014 ... Anything that destroys the natural habitat of a forest is deforestation. That can ... In fact, the single largest cause of deforestation is agriculture.

Rainforest Facts - Save The Rainforest


Save The Rainforest - Help stop rainforest destruction. ... In fact, the tropical rainforests are the single greatest terrestrial source of air that we breathe.

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Deforestation Facts, Deforestation Information, Effects of ...


Deforestation is clearing Earth's forests on a massive scale, often resulting in damage to the quality of the land. Forests still cover about 30 percent of the world's ...

Deforestation Facts for Kids - The World Counts


Jul 22, 2014 ... Can you imagine Earth without forests? Here are some deforestation facts for kids that can be shared to raise their awareness about our ...

Rainforest Facts - Wealth of the Rainforest


Dec 21, 2012 ... Explains the problems and solutions of rainforest deforestation. Included are facts and figures, which describe the important uses of this type of ...