Translation of deforest in Spanish:

deforest

deforestar, v.

Pronunciation: /diˈfɑrɪst//diːˈfɒrɪst//diˈfɔrɪst/

transitive verb

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    deforestar
    • The area had become barren because it was deforested and had lost the thin layer of rich soil.
    • Most of the area is deforested and carpeted with African savanna grasses, but various parks preserve patches of remnant or second-growth forest.
    • What happened is that the Anasazi deforested the area around their settlements until they were having to go further and further away for their fuel and their construction timber.
    • At least half the deaths were caused by a landslide above Las Colinas, an area deforested by excessive construction work.
    • England, for instance, was largely deforested by the 1700s.
    • ‘In heavily deforested Haiti, about 80 percent of the loss of tree cover came from coffee production,’ explains Llach.
    • Thirteen Buddhist pagodas, 17 schools, and several villages are now planting those trees in an attempt to restore a severely deforested area.
    • The results showed that nearly one-third of the areas that were logged selectively were completely deforested for grazing and other uses within four years.
    • All of that land had been deforested prior to 1930.
    • New fields are prepared in the following manner: First a suitable and fertile area is identified after which this area is deforested.
    • In Nepal, new forests tend to be planted on relatively gentle slopes, whereas deforested areas are more often steeplands.
    • But with the park still intact and once deforested areas being restored, researchers will continue to descend on Masoala.
    • They did not clear or deforest wide areas as they would have done if they had based their economy on a dry farming system.
    • What's more, the howlers' habitat was being deforested for agricultural uses and for firewood.
    • He said most of the land had been allocated to charcoal burners who had ended up deforesting the area.
    • Large areas have been deforested to dedicate them to a rudimentary and migrant agriculture; forest fires are intense and frequent, destroying the young trees and therefore the regeneration capacity of the forest.
    • In Scotland, Orbost is a thriving wood in an area that was heavily deforested in previous centuries.
    • The area to be deforested is four times the size of Portugal and would be mainly used for agriculture and pastures for livestock.
    • This vulnerability to fire damage in some regions was a key reason why there were large deforested areas when Europeans first arrived in the country.
    • Population pressures, poverty, and clear-cutting are rapidly deforesting the Earth while causing much associated damage.