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re·for·est

 (rē-fôr′ĭst, -fŏr′ĭst)
tr.v. re·for·est·ed, re·for·est·ing, re·for·ests
To replant (an area) with trees.

re′for·es·ta′tion n.

reforestation

the process of planting new trees in areas where they have been removed by cutting or destroyed by fire, disease, etc.
See also: Trees
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.reforestation - the restoration (replanting) of a forest that had been reduced by fire or cutting
reclamation, renewal, rehabilitation - the conversion of wasteland into land suitable for use of habitation or cultivation
Translations

reforestation

[ˈriːˌfɒrɪsˈteɪʃən] Nrepoblación f forestal

reforestation

[ˌriːfɒrɪˈsteɪʃən] nreboisement m, reforestation f
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A House leader has called on the Special Committee on Reforestation to conduct an inquiry into the implementation of the National Greening Program of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) to address the low replanting and survival rates of planted seedlings.
Summary: The Agriculture Ministry Wednesday morning set the wheels in motion for a reforestation project to plant 40 million trees, sponsored by Prime Minister Tammam Salam.
At the eco-fair, there was information on local reforestation projects and resource conservation practices.
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Since start of the project in April, people were involved into reforestation and disaster reduction campaign in Osh and Jalal-Abad regions, WFP said.
MADAGASCAR: To contribute toward the fight against climate change, Pierre Fabre Laboratories has financed a reforestation project this year.
Reforestation and soil conservation programs costing many thousands of dollars in the rural community of Doucet have resulted in hundreds of small ledges built of straw or sacks of earth.
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Meets with teachers, children, parents and organizations to increase awareness around environmental stewardship and reforestation.