TITLE

No environmentally acceptable alternative to wood

PUB. DATE
May 2009
SOURCE
New Zealand Tree Grower;May2009, Vol. 30 Issue 3, p37
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Opinion
ABSTRACT
In this article the author questions the opposition of environmentalists against the practice of managing of indigenous forests for sustainable supply of forest products. A nonprofit environmental wood advocacy group has suggested that all wood substitutes, such as concrete, metal and plastic, should also come from environmentally certified sources. The author recalls a discussion he had with one of New Zealand's environmental leaders regarding the Fletcher Challenge and forest management.
ACCESSION #
41038405

 

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