deforestation

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Synonyms: forest clearance, Abholzung

Related terms:
soil erosion, forest deterioration, livestock managementLivestock produce methane through enteric fermentation and release it through eructation. Increased demand for a meat-based diet is a large contributor for climate change.Livestock are domesticated animals raised in an agricultural setting to produce commodities such as food, fiber and labor. ..., REDD plusIt is expected that support for REDD+ (Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation) should achieve cost effective emission reductions, as well as biodiversity and livelihoods benefits. REDD-plus includes conservation, the sustainable management of forests and the enhancement of ..., afforestationThe establishment of a forest by artificial methods, by planting or seeding on land where trees have not historically grown (at least not for 50 years). Planting of new forests on lands that have not contained forests before, originally for hunting., reforestation, forestsForestry is the management and care of woods, including fellings and plantation of new trees., forests, sustainable forest management

Broader terms:
anthropogenic climate change causesMost climate scientists agree the main cause of the current global warming trend is human expansion of the 'greenhouse effect' - warming that results when the atmosphere traps heat radiating from Earth toward space. Certain gases in the atmosphere block heat from escaping. Long-lived gases, ...

Narrower terms:
zero deforestation, deforestation levels, deforestation from industryDeforestation 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.

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