Posts Tagged ‘Boreal forest’
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Forestry Deal Places Value On Sustainability, Ecology
by Trevor J. Murphy on Jul 6th, 2012
Several forest industry and conservation groups have developed a plan that would encourage sustainable harvesting and ecological protection in Ontario. According to the Globe & Mail, the Canadian Boreal Forest Agreement (CFBA) outlines a plan in which “some 835,000 hectares in the Abitibi River forest – an area roughly the size of Yellowstone Park in the U.S. – will be excluded from timber harvesting in order to protect the threatene...