reafforestation love



from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A second afforestation; promotion of renewed forest-growth.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun The act or process of converting again into a forest.

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  • noun reforestation

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun the restoration (replanting) of a forest that had been reduced by fire or cutting


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  • Of course, this, along with a gigantic plan to step up pasturage -- in view of the fact that the livestock population has increased without a proportional increase in pasturage, that other crops are being increased, and that all sorts of agricultural plans, such as reafforestation, are under way -- requires the presence of many workers, particularly during the harvest months and in spring.


  • Should I get another Brazilian or conduct a personal reafforestation programme?

    Cheeseburger Gothic » Newly renovated Ladies Lounge. 2010

  • There's a heart-stopping moment when an interesting new character suddenly starts to talk about reafforestation and we realise that this is not a new character at all but Marketich's old nemesis returned to destroy him all over again.

    Inheritance by Nicholas Shakespeare 2010

  • During the same period, there will be a reduction of 10 per cent of the emission of major pollutants, and we will raise the reafforestation area in

    Transcript - The Hon Stephen Smith MP, Minister for Foreign Affairs 2008

  • Ecophysiology of Prosopis cineraria in the Wahiba Sands, with reference to its reafforestation potential in Oman.

    Arabian Desert and East Sahero-Arabian xeric shrublands 2008

  • The stripping and burning of forests that had devastated the world so extensively in the middle decades of the preceding hundred years had led to strenuous reafforestation.

    The Shape of Things to Come Herbert George 2006

  • The reclamation of dunams of waste arenary soil, proposed in the prospectus of Agendath Netaim, Bleibtreustrasse, Berlin, W. 15, by the cultivation of orange plantations and melonfields and reafforestation.

    Ulysses 2003

  • The project will assist in the reafforestation of river catchments and improved farming techniques to prevent soil erosion, which can lead to silt build up further down the river - a major cause of flooding.

    Australian Assistance for Flood Prevention in China 1999

  • C. calothyrsus is often used in reafforestation in Indonesia, to combat soil erosion and to recover and improve the fertility of bare and degraded land.

    Chapter 7 1994

  • They have a marked capacity to reduce soil erosion and have been successfully used for reafforestation in many areas

    Chapter 7 1994


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