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clearcutting:

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the management of forest lands for wood, water, wildlife, forage, and recreation. Because the major economic importance of the forest lies in wood and wood products, forestry has been chiefly concerned with timber management, especially reforestation, maintenance of
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An additional 500 acres of clear-felling will enhance wind-flow into the periphery of turbine arrays, so the total clear-felled area required for 100 turbines will be approximately 3, 500 acres.
Your readers have a right to kno wall of the implications arising from the likely woodland destruction by clear-felling programmes along the Sefton Coast by English Nature in the not too distant future.
Avoiding clear-felling of sizeable areas helps to foster natural regeneration for successor crops, especially native broadleaf trees such as rowan, ash, oak and birch.
Resource extraction by the colonial economy, post-independence industrialization and urbanization, clear-felling for agriculture, and accelerated use by rural communities diminished and degraded India's forests.
The Woodland Trust (Coed Cadw) and Natural Resource Wales, which own most of the 2,500 acre (1,000 hectare) woodland, are clear-felling 500 acres (200 hectares) of diseased larch from this week.
This has been described by fisheries experts as the equivalent to forest clear-felling.
The argument in favour of clear-felling has long been that the practice mimics the impact of major natural disturbances such as fire.
They have withdrawn their names in protest at Forestry Tasmania practices, specifically the clear-felling of native forests for woodchips, and the use of 1080 poison which is claimed to be killing native and endangered animals in Tasmania's wilderness.
The Indigenous Peoples' Network of Malaysia is concerned that the forest plantation scheme currently promoted by the government will mean clear-felling and will further concentrate control of the land in the hands of a few powerful, politically-linked timber companies.
The paper used in these wallpapers is taken from one of the world's most environmentally friendly forestry operations, with no clear-felling and meticulous replanting of extracted forest.
It would be a tragedy if this wonderful ancient forest was further damaged by clear-felling, and the replanting of more conifers,' she said
Firstly, plantations of indigenous trees may be harvested by methods such as clear-felling.