Where does our lumber come from?

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Where does lumber come from? #3: Harvesting the Rain Forest

11-01-2011 01:04 AM by dbkmd | 1 comment »

I just got an interesting post-reply to this blog: “I’m sure that was a great trip and I would love to do something like that but I also have to think about the cutting of the rain forest. I hope something was planted in their place.” I agree on all counts! The unfortunate fact remains, though, that these folks, the ones that are doing all the cutting, trimming, sawing, etc., are doing the only thing they know how to do in order to feed their families. They’re not really trying to destroy the environment, they just don’t understand the big picture, or maybe they have never seen it. And as long as there is a demand for this kind of lumber – yes,...

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