EES Stage 2 R and W Unit 5

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Terms in this set (...)

flooding
when an area is covered with water
erosion
gradual damage and removal of soil, stone, etc by the sea, rain or wind
deforestation
The removal of trees faster than forests can replace themselves.
subsistence farming
farming in which only enough food to feed one's family is produced
absorb
to take something in
biodiversity
The number of different species in an area
logging
cutting down trees to use for wood
grazing
act of feeding on grass and plants
livestock
farm animals