deforestation

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deforestation

clearance of an area of forest.
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The Encyclopedia offers entries on everything from Abitur and the Austrian Arbeiterzeitung to Waldsterben and Zero Group.
I immediately snatched up her CD Waldsterben (Moebius), and it has quickly become my musical security blanket.
This occurrence, called Waldsterben (the weakening of the forest) in German, was extensively covered by the press and was considered by central Europeans as a real catastrophe.
Jurisch, "Zwei Denkschriften uber Luftrecht, dem AusschuB des Bundes der Industriellen in Berlin fur das Studium der Errichtung einer gewerblich-technischen Reichsbehorde mit Benutzung der Ergebnisse der vom AusschuB veranstalteten Umfrage," Waldsterben im 19.