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Afforestation  n.  The act of converting into forest or woodland.

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"Afforestation" Quotes from Famous Books

... Consequently, when the rainfall is less than usual, immense numbers perish of starvation. It would of course be possible, for a time, to prevent famines by more scientific methods of agriculture, and to prevent droughts and floods by afforestation. More railways and better roads would give a vastly improved market, and might greatly enrich the peasants for a generation. But in the long run, if the birth-rate is as great as is usually supposed, no permanent cure for their poverty is possible while their families ...
— The Problem of China • Bertrand Russell

... woods, wold, wildwood. Associated Words: sylvan, sylviculture, nemophilist, nemophily, nemoral, afforest, afforestation, Silenus, hamadryad, glade, reforestize, reforestation, reboise, reafforest, forestry, forester, disboscation, disforest disforestation, hag, ...
— Putnam's Word Book • Louis A. Flemming

Words linked to "Afforestation" :   re-afforestation, conversion, afforest

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