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Forests as a sacred place in Western mythology

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Lefroy, EC, Forests as a sacred place in Western mythology, Australian Forest Grower, 29, (4) pp. 14-16. ISSN 0156-448X (2007) [Professional, Non Refereed Article]


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Abstract

Forests it seems are the natural habitat of myth. In his opening address, Forestry Minister Eric Abetz identified one of the major challenges facing the. forest industry as the need to convince people that. tree farming is neither bad for the environment, nor bad for farmers or bad for regions. Forestry ecologist, David Lindenmayer then identified the myth of certainty, giving a dramatic example of how rapidly forest management changed in Canada with a transition from sawn timber to pulp production in five years as a result of the changing distribution of a pest, the mountain pine beetle

Item Details

Item Type:Professional, Non Refereed Article
Research Division:Biological Sciences
Research Group:Ecology
Research Field:Terrestrial Ecology
Objective Division:Environment
Objective Group:Environmental and Natural Resource Evaluation
Objective Field:Environmental Management Systems
Author:Lefroy, EC (Professor Ted Lefroy)
ID Code:57584
Year Published:2007
Deposited By:Centre for Environment
Deposited On:2009-07-28
Last Modified:2009-08-24
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