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Monday, 14 February 2005 15:03

(PEJ Earth Editor's Commentary: I am very much opposed to the existing Breat Bear Rainforest Accord. I think that this unsatisfactory agreement should be shelved and that we should seek a new deal, one that saves a minimum of %50 of the coast forest from Commercial, and so-called, "ecosystem based management" logging. Despite the fact that I believe that the existing Accord is a disaster and a prelude to a similar disaster upcoming in the Canada-wide Boreal Forest Negotiations, I am posting a pro-Accord news report hoping that it may encourage some discussion. dani rubin) 

 

Cut logging, gain jobs report: Saving a third of coastal lands from logging could yield a$200-million economic boost, study claims

Scott Simpson -- Vancouver Sun --  February 14

British Columbia could gain $200 million in economic investment in itscoastal rainforests if it focuses on sustainable activities such as recreation and tourism, and adopts less-intrusive logging methods, says a new report commissioned by environmental groups.

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