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Environmentalist bristles over report urging more logging
Victoria/CKNW, August 16, 2012
A government report looking at the pine beetle's impact in B.C.'s central interior has taken the wrong approach in urging more logging, says the executive director of Ancient Forest Alliance.
"There's different ways to do more with less, to be more efficient. Instead they're looking at opening up our last protected areas and that's totally the wrong approach. Rewarding unsustainable behaviour with more unsustainable behaviour is what has pushed this whole planet to the ecological brink."
Wu says these protected areas include old growth forest, wildlife habitats, scenery, and recreational spots. Grants For College
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