Definitions

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  • v. Present participle of overbrowse.

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Examples

  • However, overbrowsing, overgrazing and tree-felling means that few young trees are coming up and there are local patches of erosion.

    Aïr and Ténéré Natural Reserves, Niger

  • Rebounding herbivore populations could lead to overbrowsing of the forest undergrowth, stripping habitats vital to many bird species and ultimately devastating forest ecosystems.

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  • Which, by the way and abundance of deer will also do by overbrowsing the understory.

    Don't mock our cat-shooting ways!

  • Carraway conceded that a few years ago, Biltmore Forest did have a problem with deer overpopulation, which can lead to overbrowsing and unhealthy animals who are unable to find enough to eat.

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  • Latham's Acre: 60-year-old deer exclosure demonstrates impact of overbrowsing

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  • Latham died in a mountain accident in the Alps in 1979, but each spring the sprouts return to Latham's Acre, demonstrating the level of forest regeneration possible in the absence of overbrowsing deer.

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  • The sprouts, and the lack of them outside the exclosure, provided a timely lesson for a dozen members of the Village Garden Club of Sewickley, who traveled to Emporium Sunday to compare the impacts of deer overbrowsing in McKean County with the whitetail problems they face at home in Allegheny County.

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  • ..perhaps from watching too much TV and overbrowsing the internet.

    People are getting fat all over the world... but we have different ideas about why we're getting fat.

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