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General
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Environmental
Thesaurus
afforestation
Definition

1) Establishment of a new forest by seeding or planting of nonforested land. 2) The planting of trees on land which was previously used for other uses than forestry. 3) The planting of trees in an area, or the management of an area to allow trees to regenerate or colonize naturally, in order to produce a forest.

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Concept URL: http://www.eionet.europa.eu/gemet/concept/167