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  • v. Present participle of overfarm.

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Examples

  • I'm far, far more concerned about all the crap in the ocean, (dead zones, the Great Pacific Garbage Patch) overfishing, overfarming, eradication of natural zones and life, overpopulation, toxic waste, the garbage we generate ... than I am about the weather.

    Blog Action Day: Is Climate Change / Global Warming Real? » E-Mail

  • Inventor Pieter Hoff retired from the lily and tulip export business in 2003 to develop a product that he thinks can help save mankind as the world's population soars: a contraption called the Groasis Waterboxx, a plant incubator that doesn't need irrigating and which could help make fertile again the 70% of the world's arid and semi-arid lands whose productivity has been hit by deforestation and overfarming.

    Pieter Hoff: Teach plants to grow in arid places

  • As I had seen in Shandong, Gansu, Xinjiang, and Heilongjiang, overgrazing, overfarming, overpopulation, and misuse of water resources had taken their toll.

    When a Billion Chinese Jump

  • The nutritional value of our food has been compromised by factors that range from corporate agribusiness, overfarming, and depleting the nutrient levels of the soil to food conglomerates like Kraft, Nestlé, and Nabisco putting highly processed, high-glycemic-load foods on the market that contribute to every health problem we see today, from heart disease to dementia.

    The UltraMind Solution

  • Human actions -- deforestation, overfarming, rapid urbanization -- have created special vulnerabilities to catastrophic natural events that are likely as the climate changes globally.

    From On High

  • Through their actions deforestation, overfarming and through climate shifts, their environment turned to hell in a handbasket.

    HH Com 156

  • The two hundred acres that had been in his family for generations were still struggling valiantly to produce crops, but time and overfarming had taken their toll.

    Terror At Dawn

  • Already, overfarming has caused conflict: the war in

    Telegraph.co.uk - Telegraph online, Daily Telegraph and Sunday Telegraph

  • Before public schools were established, communities built schools in "old fields," lands that had been abandoned or eroded and depleted through overfarming.

    On an Old-Field School, Composition of James D. Hall for the Dialectic Society, April 23, 1828

  • South Carolina. overfishing, overhunting, overfarming run-off-created dead zones in the ocean

    WN.com - Articles related to Ocean chemistry changing at 'unprecedented rate'

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