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Nova Scotia's GPI Atlantic warns against clearcutting

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.'

A Nova Scotia group is warning the province's forests are being over-cut to the point of no return.


Medium: Television
Program: Canada Now
Broadcast Date: Nov. 14, 2001
Guest(s): Ron Coleman, Ernie Fage
Reporter: Kathryn Morse
Duration: 1:31

Last updated: April 10, 2012

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