Noun Concept
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deforestation  disforestation  land clearing  Brush clearing  Causes of deforestation
Deforestation or forest clearance is the removal of a forest or stand of trees from land that is then converted to non-forest use. Wikipedia
Removal of forest and conversion of the land to non-forest use Wikidata
The removal of forest and undergrowth to increase the surface of arable land or to use the timber for construction or industrial purposes. OmegaWiki
Removal of trees, undergrowth, etc. in preparation for ploughing, building, etc. OmegaWiki
The process of destroying a forest and replacing it with something else, especially with an agricultural system. Wiktionary
Process of destroying a forest. Wiktionary (translation)