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Timber and Paper Industries Have Fueled Growth of Southern Forests

By Dead Tree Edition Sun, May 29, 2011

USA, May 29, 2011 (RISI) -If you think timber operations and paper mills cause deforestation, consider this finding from a new U.S. Forest Service study of Southern forests: "Strong timber markets encourage retaining forests rather than converting them to other land uses."

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