Definitions

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  • noun Excessive logging.

Etymologies

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over- +‎ logging

Examples

  • When she was growing up in the 1940s, the place was as "barren as the moon" through overlogging, forest fires and relentless mining.

    Margaret Atwood interview: 'Go three days without water and you don't have any human rights. Why? Because you're dead'

  • The leading causes of deforestation include illegal logging, subsidies that promote overlogging, and deliberate burning to clear land for agriculture.

    President And Vp On Protecting Forests And Biodiversity

  • Leading causes include illegal logging, subsidies that promote overlogging, and deliberate burning to clear land for agriculture.

    President And Vp On Protecting Forests And Biodiversity

  • These riders would, among other things, allow overlogging of our national forests, grant major oil companies a windfall on oil drilled on public lands, permit environmentally damaging mining activities, and deprive communities of assistance for voluntary river restoration efforts.

    Statement By The Press Secretary On Interior Budget Bill Veto

  • Over the past seven years, the Clinton-Gore Administration has dramatically improved management of these forests, moving to end overlogging and timber road subsidies, and strengthen protections for water quality, wildlife and recreation.

    Fact Sheet On Preserving Our Forests For Future Generations

  • MIRI: The Auditor-General's report detailing poor forest-management in Sarawak is certainly an eye-opener, but the report has merely scraped the surface of the actual extent of the massive environmental damage that overlogging and oil-palm projects have caused in rural Sarawak.

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  • At the same time that I’m experiencing this bewildering neurochemical reaction, I’m constantly being presented with dismaying evidence of overlogging.

    The Fruit Hunters

  • At the same time that I’m experiencing this bewildering neurochemical reaction, I’m constantly being presented with dismaying evidence of overlogging.

    The Fruit Hunters

  • At the same time that I’m experiencing this bewildering neurochemical reaction, I’m constantly being presented with dismaying evidence of overlogging.

    The Fruit Hunters

  • "The initial reports indicated overlogging, followed by rains, a mud dam, more rains, and a flood.

    Cadmian's Choice

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