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Educate > Conservation > Glossary Terms

Below are a list of terms I collected during this project

Deforestation- the clearing of trees and natural land for commerical, urban and other uses.

Urban sprawl- the expanding of cities outward into rural areas with natural land.

Conservation- the conserve, or protect the destruction of, natural land and resources.

Preservation- the action of setting aside natural land so that it is not disturbed from it's original state.



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