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deforestation

clearance of an area of forest.
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Also summarized the adverse effects of deforestation in the country including; soil erosion, disruption of water cycle, biodiversity loss, flooding and drought, climate change and global warming, increased greenhouse gases, destruction of homelands and cultural displacement, agricultural and financial losses.
Keywords: Awareness, Community, Deforestation, Mangroves, Peninsular Malaysia
In Cash for Carbon: A Randomized Controlled Trial of Payments for Ecosystem Services to Reduce Deforestation (Working Paper No.
Using a technique called deep learning, Orbital Insight will analyze high resolution satellite images of tens of millions of acres of forest provided by Global Forest Watch to discover patterns that identify indicators of deforestation risk.
Among the various environmental issues deforestation is also the major concern in the country.
Agriculture is the single biggest driver of tropical deforestation, with cattle ranching ranking first when it comes to forest loss.
BEIRUT: Agriculture Minister Akram Chehayeb said Wednesday that he has taken measures against deforestation in Zalka and Barouk.
Deforestation, a word conveniently used 10 times in the article, should be accurately defined in the context that Sund quist was writing.
Because most deforestation occurs at subpixel scales [9, 10], these data are inadequate for directly and precisely estimating deforestation [11].
Abnormal fluctuations in temperature, severe heat waves, and dry spells of weather even in areas that once had mild weather are the direct consequences of deforestation, according to experts.
Using satellite data, Jess Baker and Professor Dominick Spracklen from the University of Leeds evaluated the climatic consequences of deforestation in the Amazon between 2001 and 2013.