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Extensive study into sustainable logging

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May 21, 2019

Chopping forests is timeless. But what are the consequences for the forest of the different forms of logging? How can we log sustainably? Forest ecologist Frank Sterck and his PhD candidate Marleen Vos investigate

The study led by Sterck seems to be a reaction to the commotion concerning logging running across the country. However, nothing could be further from the truth, says Sterck. The extensive experiment he leads had already started in February and March of this year. The idea arose long before that. The aim of the experiment is to figure out which form of logging is best for the forest and at the same time ensures sufficient wood production.

Read the whole story "Extensive study into sustainable logging" by Roelof Kleis (Resource, Science, May 03, 2019)