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Agriculture and Agricultural Land

Agriculture and Agricultural Land  

The use of land for the production of food, fiber, and fuel is the principal driver of land use and land cover change and, therefore, a key forcing function of ...
biological productivity

biological productivity  

The amount of organic matter, carbon, or energy content that is accumulated in a given area over a given period of time. Usually expressed in terms of weight per unit area per unit time (grams per ...
deforestation

deforestation  

The permanent clearance of a forest, usually rapidly by cutting or burning over a large area, without replanting or natural regeneration. Also known as forest clearance. Contrast afforestation.
forest

forest  

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An area of vegetation in which the dominant plants are trees; forests constitute major biomes. Temperate forests have adequate or abundant rainfall and moderate temperatures. They may be dominated by ...
Geoengineering

Geoengineering  

Geoengineering is the intentional large-scale manipulation of the global environment. The term has usually been applied to proposals to manipulate the climate with the primary intention of reducing ...
Intergovernmental Panel On Forests

Intergovernmental Panel On Forests  

The Intergovernmental Panel on Forests (IPF) was established by the United Nations Commission on Sustainable Development (CSD) in 1995 to formulate options for action to support the management, ...
land Use

land Use  

The purpose for which an area of land is being used, such as residential, agricultural, commercial, retail, or industrial. Also known as land cover, land utilization.

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