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CBC Debate: Greenpeace vs. Macmillan Bloedel

Vancouver Island's Clayoquot Sound. Manitoba's boreal forests. The Central Avalon Peninsula of Newfoundland. These picturesque locales have served as the battlegrounds over the controversy of clearcutting — the logging practice that strips a forest bare by cutting every single tree down. On one side are the environmentalists. On the other, logging companies. In the middle are native people. The fate of Canada's old-growth forests and the forestry industry as a whole rests in the balance in the 'war of the woods.'

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Battle over logging in B.C.

Medium: Television
Program: Prime Time Magazine
Broadcast Date: March 31, 1994
Guests: Scott Alexander, Ken Drushka, Cornelia Durrant, Dennis Fitzgerald, Karen Mahon, Jack Munro, Warren Ulley
Host: Pamela Wallin
Interviewer: Peter Mansbridge
Reporter: Eve Savory
Duration: 13:18

Last updated: September 18, 2013

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