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New Brunswick sets new environmental standards for forestry

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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New Brunswick is going to become the first province to meet new environmental standards for forestry practice.
Medium: Television
Program: Canada Now
Broadcast Date: April 9, 2002
Guests: David Coon, Yvon Poitras
Reporter: Terry Seguin
Duration: 1:53

Last updated: September 18, 2013

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