clearing of forests

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  • Significant habitat loss has occurred through clearing of forests for agricultural and pine farm uses.
  • Clearing of forest and construction activities results in the lack of area for the percolation of water into the ground.
  • Small-scale clearing of forest has taken place for several decades, leaving just grass cover on parts of the hilly interior.
  • This led to the clearing of forests in that area and a significant increase in agricultural production, which in turn led to an increase in population.
  • Pollen evidence indicates the clearing of forests on an increasing scale during this period.
  • The first operation carried out was the clearing of forest overgrowth from the Lost World Pyramid late that year.
  • The cutting and clearing of forests greatly accelerated as the population increased.
  • The clearing of forests makes more land open for plantations to harvest mass quantities of crops.
  • As part of their contracted obligations, these settlers have participated in the clearing of forests.
  • The clearing of forests by humans, though harmful to many species, has benefited the American goldfinch.
  • Some subpopulations are threatened by logging and clearing of forests for development and agriculture.
  • Hence it results, that the clearing of forests, the want of permanent springs, and the existence of torrents, are three phenomena closely connected together. Cited from Equinoctial Regions of America V2,von Humboldt
  • Its habitat has been declining rapidly under pressure from charcoal makers, logging, and the clearing of forest for human habitation.
  • In Northeast India, the species is under severe threat due to clearing of forest and over collection of male cones for preparation of traditional medicines.
  • This led to increased clearing of forests, and the development of towns, adding many more species to the list of extinct animals of the Hawaiian Islands.
  • Much new land came into cultivation or into use for pasture through the draining of marshes and fens, and the clearing of forests. Cited from An Introduction to the Industrial and Social History of England, Cheyney
  • This species is threatened by extensive habitat fragmentation and deforestation within its restricted range due to timber extraction and clearing of forest for agriculture.
  • IUCN list the species as critically endangered, and it is affected by wild cats, climate change, and the clearing of forest in its potential range.
  • The clearing of forests in the Northeast created hunting areas, while the preservation of woodlots left the species with viable nest sites.
  • Clearing of forest trees and surroundings has negatively affected the pileated flycatcher.
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