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Wrestling with the Western mythology of the forest as a sacred place

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Lefroy, EC (2007) Wrestling with the Western mythology of the forest as a sacred place. Australian Forest Grower, 29 (4). pp. 6-8. ISSN 0156-448x

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Abstract

Forests it seems are the natural
habitat of myth.
In his opening address, Forestry Minister Eric Abetz
identified one of the major challenges facing the. forest industry as the need to convince people that.
tree farming is neither bad for the environment, nor bad for farmers or bad for regions. Forestry ecologist, David Lindenmayer then identified the myth of certainty, giving a dramatic example of how rapidly forest management changed
in Canada with a transition from sawn timber to pulp production in five years as a result of the changing distribution of a pest, the mountain pine beetle.

Item Type: Article
Journal or Publication Title: Australian Forest Grower
Publisher: Australian Forest Grower
Page Range: pp. 6-8
ISSN: 0156-448x
Date Deposited: 07 Apr 2008 16:03
Last Modified: 18 Nov 2014 03:37
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