To Log Or Not To Log Forests?

Environmentalists split over whether logging is good for forests.

March 3, 2005, 2:00 PM PST

By Abhijeet Chavan @

"In the topsy-turvy world of new environmentalism, the loudest voices for increased logging have emerged from the radical, tree-sitting Earth First! group. And the stubborn, zero-cut stance comes from the large and venerable Sierra Club.... The environmentalists now in favor of logging have read scientific articles and come to the conclusion that more cutting would be better for the forests, said James Johnston, executive director of the Eugene-based Cascadia Wildlands Project, which has 600 members."

Thanks to Cascadia Scorecard Weblog

Thursday, March 3, 2005 in Eugene Register-Guard


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