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Experts: Sustainable Logging in Rainforests Impossible


Environment  (tags: environment, destruction, nature, protection, trees, ecosystems, forests, research, world, habitat, habitatdestruction )

Cal
- 741 days ago - news.mongabay.com
Industrial logging in primary tropical forests that is both sustainable and profitable is impossible, argues a new study in Bioscience,



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pam w. (191)
Thursday July 19, 2012, 3:05 pm
Once those big trees are gone....wildlife MUST move on. It takes too many years to re-grow a forest. Besides...when the loggers come in, so do hunters, armed with automatic weapons. Wildlife doesn't have a chance.

Enjoy your hardwood furniture!
 

Jennifer C. (172)
Thursday July 19, 2012, 5:05 pm
Noted. Thanks.
 

Daniel Partlow (189)
Thursday July 19, 2012, 9:58 pm
Exactly, so they need to stop!
 

John Gregoire (257)
Friday July 20, 2012, 5:58 am
Very similar to cutting old growth anywhere -you can't get it back.
 

Michela m. (3815)
Friday July 20, 2012, 6:50 am

Thanks!! Posted in: ORANGUTANS: Men of the Forest
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Vicynthia Tjahjadi (57)
Friday July 20, 2012, 6:50 am
Thanks, Cal.
 

Dave C. (213)
Friday July 20, 2012, 11:09 am
need to stay encouraged and trying still......
 

Zazgyva A. (0)
Friday July 20, 2012, 11:36 am
thx
 

Bianca D. (85)
Friday July 20, 2012, 11:47 am
Soils are too fragile. Though subsistence extraction (very low impact) by the locals has worked fine for decades.
Tx Cal.
 

Christeen Anderson (469)
Friday July 20, 2012, 12:53 pm
True statement. Stop logging now please.
 

Florence Eaise (132)
Friday July 20, 2012, 2:48 pm
logging&sustainability is an oxymoron its an impossibility! Thanks for sharing Cal
 

Yvonne F. (163)
Saturday July 21, 2012, 2:49 am
I wonder how this all will end??? Thanks, Cal, for sharing!
 

Muriel Servaege (39)
Saturday July 21, 2012, 3:00 pm
There is nothing surprising about that. It's too horrible.
 

Debra Tate (17)
Monday November 18, 2013, 9:47 am
They need to stop! Noted!
 
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