Modern-Day Plague. Deforestation is clearing Earth's forests on a massive scale, often resulting in damage to the quality of the land. Forests still cover about 30 ...
Deforestation, clearance or clearing is the removal of a forest or stand of trees where the land is thereafter converted to a non-forest use. 
Deforestation is the permanent destruction of forests in order to make the land available for other uses. An estimated 18 million acres (7.3 million ...
Learn how you can help support WWF's conservation work which addresses direct and indirect threats, including deforestation, in order to conserve biodiversity and ...
Deforestation is the destruction or clearing of forested lands, usually for the purposes of expanding agricultural land or for timber harvesting.
Tropical forests are home to half the Earth's species, and their trees are an immense standing reservoir of carbon. Deforestation will have increasingly ...
Landsat data show the effects of deforestation nearthe town of Ariquemes, Rondonia, Brazil between 1975 and 1992. Global
The causes of deforestation vary from region to region, but have one important thing in common: us. Human activity is behind all major causes of forest destruction ...
Deforestation is the conversion of forested areas to non-forest land use such as arable land, urban use, logged area or wasteland.
Brazil is the fourth-largest greenhouse-gas emitter in the world, largely due to the deforestation of the Amazon.