Environmental Issues: Wildlands
All Documents in Wildlands Tagged clearcutting
- What Is Clearcutting?
This method of logging can destroy an area's ecological integrity.
- Intact, healthy forests play a large role in supporting all forms of life on earth. Clearcutting means the felling and removal of all trees from a given tract of forest. Clearcutting destroys an area's ecological integrity in a number of ways.
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