defines deforestation as "to cut down and clear away the trees or forests."
It is a lot more than that, especially because nearly 40 percent of Central America is forested.
The effects of deforestation include:
Pine is the main wood harvested, and some hardwoods, such as cedar, mahogany, and rosewood, also are cut.
Top Introduction Weather Patterns Rainfall and Temperature
Deforestation Natural Disasters Bibliography
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