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Deforestation is the process whereby ( write a definition )
all i can find is the process where trees are cut down. is this right?

  • geography -

    Yes, but there are many devastating results, especially if reforestation is not practiced.

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Deforestation
    As with all Wikipedia search results, be sure to check out all the external links and further references at the bottom of each Wikipedia page.

  • geography -

    Look at some of these photographs of deforestation. They will give you the best definition.....

    http://images.google.com/images?hl=en&ie=ISO-8859-1&q=deforestation&btnG=Search+Images&gbv=2

  • geography re gurublue and writeacher -

    thanks so much for your help . i was a bit stuck with the question because i didn`t understand it. i thought it was the easiest out of the questions i had to answer but it wasn`t . thanks again!

  • geography -

    You're very welcome. As you can tell, in many parts of the world, deforestation is a devastating practice.

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