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Healthy Forest Concept
by Michael Martin


February 28, 2005

That whole "healthy forest" concept is such a sham. That was a term coined by the timber industry to try to justify the mechanical destruction of natural habitat. The reason forests need to be maintained today is because of the clear cutting that allowed the undergrowth to thrive. If the clear cutting had not taken place the undergrowth never would have gotten out of control. It WAS a delicate balance that was disturbed. Now you can justify keeping the forest "healthy" because of prior raping of the land.

Michael Martin
Ketchikan, AK - USA

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