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Curious about Deforestation

Posted February 9, 2014 no picture Mrs. Maitner

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Deforestation is when humans remove forest areas and the land is turned to something other than a forest. Sometimes this is done because humans need the trees or because humans need to use the land as farmland or even to create a city. The video above provided by NASA shows a place in Africa where the forests have been cleared and you can see the dirt coming through. National geographic website says "Forests still cover about 30 percent of the world’s land area, but swaths...