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Degraded soils mean tropical forests may never fully recover from logging

last modified Dec 18, 2019 02:41 PM
Continually logging and re-growing tropical forests to supply timber is reducing the levels of vital nutrients in the soil, which may limit future forest growth and recovery, a new study suggests. This raises concerns about the long-term sustainability of logging in the tropics.

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Text sourced from: https://www.cam.ac.uk/research/news/degraded-soils-mean-tropical-forests-may-never-fully-recover-from-logging

Image credit: 'Logging in the rainforest of Kalimantan', Greenpeace / Kate Davison 

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