Severe Forest Fires Linked To Logging

A study published in the journal Nature confirms links between logging and severe forest fires.
December 5, 2001, 12pm PST | Abhijeet Chavan | @legalaidtech
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"The study confirms earlier suspicions that logging waste and dense undergrowth of fast-growing pioneer species provide large amounts of fuel that feeds the rampant spread of forest fires... Conservation groups have long been clamoring for a change in government policies regarding land conversion and logging in the tropical rain forests."

Thanks to Abhijeet Chavan

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Published on Monday, December 3, 2001 in National Geographic
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