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Overgraze
When animals strip areas so bare that plants cannot grow thier anymore.
Drought
A long period of extreme dryness and a water shortage.
Desertification
Where grass lands have become desserts.
Bauxite
A mineral used to make aluminum.
Phosphate
A mineral salt used in fertilizer.
Coral Reef
A natrual formation at or near the waters surface that is made of skeletons of small animals.
Poaching
Illegal hunting of protected animals.
Free enterprice
People can start and run businesses with limited government help.
Cassava
A plant whose roots are grounded to make porridge.
Habitat
A type of environment in which a piticular animal species live.
Sisal
A plant fiber used to make rope and twine.
Ecotourist
People who travel to another country to see its natrual wonders.
Plantians
A kind of banana.
Autonmoy
Self-government.
Watershed
A region that is drianed by a river.
Endagered species
A plant or animal threatend with extenction.
Genocide
The dileberate murder of a group because of their race or culter.
Refugges
People who flee to another country to escape prosocution or disaster.
Plate
Huge slabs of rock that make up the earths crust.
Clans
Groups of people who are related to one of each other.
Industrialized country
One in which a great deal of manufactering occurs.
Boer
A Dutch word for farmer.
Aparthied
Illegal for different ethnic groups to mix.
Townships
Neighborhoods outside of the city
Enclaves
Small countrys located inside a larger country.