clearcutting

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clearcutting:

see forestryforestry,
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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Rainforests are destroyed through clear cutting and burning of trees, they're most often destroyed for logging, highway and railroad construction, and for farming and grazing land.
Cutting is allowed, he says, but under carefully monitored conditions that do not allow for clear cutting. In addition, Conaf has 40 technicians on a staff of 220 just to follow private lands and a healthy annual budget of $500,000.
"Public understanding has been blurred by fractious and disorderly debates about issues such as clear cutting, pesticides, fire and reforestation, which have produced more heat than light, and left much public misunderstanding and doubt."