Japan chips away at Chile's forests

Ashford, Julian
April 1991
New Scientist;4/13/91, Vol. 130 Issue 1764, p11
Considers the fight by environmental groups in Chile who are fighting to save the country's dwindling native forest from being chipped and shipped to Japan. Japanese investment in the woodchips industry; Figures on increases in production from 1985 to 1989; Committee for the Defense of Fauna and Flora (CODEFF), and its appeal for international support against a proposal to clear 23,000 hectares of forest in the Corral region of Chile; Marubeni corporation.


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