Salvage Logging and Its Ecological Consequences

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Salvage logging-removing trees from a forested area in the wake of a catastrophic event such as a wildfire or hurricane-is highly controversial. Policymakers and those with an economic interest in harvesting trees typically argue that damaged areas should be logged so as to avoid "wasting" resources, while many forest ecologists contend that removing trees following a disturbance is harmful to a variety of forest species and can interfere with the natural process of ecosystem recovery. Salvage Logging and Its Ecological ...

Salvage Logging and Its Ecological Consequences 2008, Island Press, Washington, DC

ISBN-13: 9781597264037

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Salvage Logging and Its Ecological Consequences 2008, Island Press, Washington, DC

ISBN-13: 9781597264020

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