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logging

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Forestry
logginglog‧ging /ˈlɒɡɪŋ $ ˈlɒː-, ˈlɑː-/ noun [uncountable]  TAFthe work of cutting down trees in a forest
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loggingPollution, mining, uncontrolled tourism and soil erosion caused by logging are to blame.Both contrasted this apparent indifference with the West's readiness to criticize the damaging of rainforest by logging.Whether or not computerised logging will appeal to you depends largely on your attitude towards computers.The governments of the countries concerned claim that logging will not harm rainforests.The court confirmed a 1989 federal ruling disallowing legal action against the logging brought on environmental grounds.the logging industryIn theory, logging was suspended by law in January 1990, but it is reported to be continuing apace.This very effectively conserved run-off and avoided water logging.
From Longman Business Dictionarylogginglog‧ging /ˈlɒgɪŋˈlɒː-, ˈlɑː-/ noun [uncountable] the work of cutting down trees in a forest in order to sell the woodCommercial logging is banned in 40 of the country’s 73 provinces.a Brazilian logging company
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