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Last Updated: Thursday May 19 2005 13:43 GMT

Worksheet: Deforestation effects

These statements about the effects of deforestation are all mixed up. Put them in the correct order.

A. Trees are removed.

B. New trees grow more slowly and there are less species.

C. Soil is now less fertile and the unprotected surface becomes dry and compacted.

D. Trees do not protect soil so nutrients are washed out by the rain.

E. It is hard for rain to soak into the soil, so flooding may occur.

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