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'Peak Timber' Concerns in Tropics

Posted on 24 January 2012
From BBC News: Current tropical timber practices are not sustainable and nations should consider the "implications of 'peak timber'", a study has suggested. A team of researchers says the standard cutting cycle of 30-40 years is too short to allow trees to grow to a volume required by commercial loggers.