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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Deforestation

Deforestation, clearance or clearing is the removal of a forest or stand of trees where the land is thereafter converted to a non-forest use. Examples of deforestation include conversion of forestland to farms, ranches, or urban use. The most concentrated deforestation occurs in tropical rainforests. About 30% of Earth's land ...

www.conserve-energy-future.com/various-deforestation-facts.php

Deforestation Facts. Deforestation or felling trees has become a favorite activity of man to extract assorted needs- be it medicines or precious paper to waste. For obvious reasons, it is shameful to read the statistics on how discriminating man has been, especially when it comes to deforestation… but at the end there is ...

www.nationalgeographic.com/environment/global-warming/deforestation

Learn about the manmade and natural causes of deforestation–and how it's impacting our planet.

www.livescience.com/27692-deforestation.html

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 million hectares) of forest, which is roughly the size of the country of Panama, are lost each year, according to the United Nations' Food and Agriculture Organization ...

www.theworldcounts.com/stories/deforestation-facts-and-statistics

Apr 15, 2014 ... The trees can eventually grow back, but at the rate we're cutting them down, they can't grow fast enough. Tropical deforestation is the 2nd biggest contributor to climate change. We will share with you some deforestation facts and statistics, to show you how it affects our environment and how we can help ...

www.theworldcounts.com/stories/Deforestation-Facts-for-Kids

Jul 22, 2014 ... What you need to know about Deforestation. Can you imagine Earth without forests? Here are some deforestation facts for kids that can be shared to raise their awareness about our environment: 13 million hectares of forest have been cleared for other uses or by natural disaster. By the year 2030, we might ...

www.theworldcounts.com/counters/degradation_and_destruction_of_ecosystems/facts_on_deforestation

Earth's forests are being cut down.... And they are being cut down fast. This causes desertification, loss of species, and contribute to global warming. Get the facts on deforestation here. Rainforests are disappearing ...

www.tropical-rainforest-facts.com/Amazon-Rainforest-Facts/Amazon-Rainforest-Deforestation-Facts.shtml

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

facts.net/deforestation

Interesting deforestation facts for kids and adults. We showcase the facts about deforestation including definition, causes, solutions and effects.