environment

Category: environment

Many of the demands we make of forest managers, if practiced, will ensure that the future forest will not be what we want or need.

For seven decades I have been a part of the eastern Canadian boreal forest. I grew up exploring and examining the forest of central Newfoundland Island. Despite living in a logging community and spending some summer vacations with my Dad in logging camps I disapproved of the way the forest was being harvested by the pulp and paper company that managed the land.

Security and Desertification

Posted on October 10 by John Bacher

In an address to the American Congress as President of the United States, Theodore Roosevelt stressed the connections between  world peace and  pushing back deserts.  He warned  how the looming disintegration of China and its related Boxer Rebellion  had stemmed from national collapse caused by deforestation and the subsequent rampant spread of deserts.