OTHER WORDS FROM deforestde·for·est·a·tion, nounde·for·est·er, noun
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The region was systematically deforested in the 1970s as part of a development plan, but the banks of the San Pedro River escaped the bulldozers because the terrain was challenging.This secret mangrove forest is unlike any other in the world|Sula E Vanderplank/The Conversation|October 19, 2021|Popular-Science
Some scientists point to the 2011 Bonn Challenge, which set an initial goal of restoring 150 million hectares of degraded and deforested land globally by 2020 and 350 million hectares by 2030.The false promise of massive tree-planting campaigns|Benji Jones|September 22, 2021|Vox
Many of those fires are illegal and burned in areas that were previously deforested, the group said.Fires in the Amazon are out of control. Again.|Benji Jones|August 27, 2021|Vox
In the year to July 2020, more than 4,200 square miles of rainforest were lost in Brazil, an increase of 47% over the amount deforested in the year to July 2018, before Bolsonaro took office.Brazil's Controversial Environment Minister Has Quit. What Does It Mean for the Amazon?|Ciara Nugent|June 24, 2021|Time
There will be no regional economic boom by rolling back the Roadless Rule—instead, taxpayers will be paying to deforest the Tongass.Loggers could soon slice through one of the most important forests in the US|By Bjorn Dihle/ Outdoor Life|September 30, 2020|Popular-Science
DeForest himself believed that nobody had yet written such a novel.Is Henry James’s ‘The Portrait of a Lady’ the Great American Novel?|Michael Gorra|August 30, 2012|DAILY BEAST
At that point, the erudite discussion ends while Dave and I hand over our wallets to Calvert DeForest."Dave's Whipping Boy"|Paul Shaffer|October 2, 2009|DAILY BEAST
Deforest Young saw the girl bound forward, and the red curls shroud the huge fisherman's face.
Hundreds of DeForest trained men are making good in the ring today.
Deforest the mountains and the water floods the streams and is wasted, crop the plains and they become a desert.The Boy With the U. S. Survey|Francis Rolt-Wheeler
With less than 50 men I was confronting Deforest's brigade of cavalry.Mosby's War Reminiscences|John Singleton Mosby
The sun was far in the heavens before she stopped at the building in which Deforest Young had his office.