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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And though the health impacts of that disaster remain today, the clear-cut logging was simply the last straw.
Wildlife strips (sensu Santillo 1994; areas established for wildlife food and cover after clear-cut logging but prior to brush-cutting treatments) at each site were not brush-cut and contained willows about 4-5 m tall at the beginning of this study; willows that had been brush-cut on these sites were about 1-2 m tall.
Clear-cut logging threatens the way of life of the people of Grassy Narrows First Nation in Northern Ontario.
This highly damaging industrial clear-cut logging will permanently destroy unique natural values such as reindeer herding and nature tourism.
Local Raramuri leaders said the release of Lopez and Rivas did not mean that authorities were halting clear-cut logging in the area.
Acker earned three weeks in the Nanaimo Correctional Centre for taking part in protests against clear-cut logging in the Clayoquot Sound in 1993.
For example, Fundy National Park is in danger of losing its flying squirrels because it is almost surrounded by clear-cut logging operations.
But clear-cut logging has wiped out thousands of square kilometres of Cree forests.
The most infamous SEM is probably Procter & Gamble's Decision: Earth, from the early 1990s, which proclaimed that clear-cut logging is good for the environment because "it mimics nature's way of getting rid of trees.
Harrelson recalled that, in the early 1990s, as an avowed environmentalist, he was searching for alternatives to National Forestry Service plans to lease 6 million acres of forests for mining and clear-cut logging.
It's a complaint that appears regularly in the media, on subjects ranging from genetically engineered foods to clear-cut logging to hog mega-barns.
This major flyway for migratory birds and haven for Alaska's renowned megafauna is threatened by road construction and clear-cut logging.