Noun Concept
Categories: Environmental issues with population, All articles with self-published sources, Forest pathology, World forestry, All articles needing additional references
deforestation  disforestation  land clearing  Causes of deforestation  clearance
Deforestation, clearance, clearcutting or clearing is the removal of a forest or stand of trees from land which is then converted to a non-forest use. Wikipedia
The removal of forest cover as a result of human activity Wikipedia Disambiguation
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)