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The waste in Tasmania’s forests: most timber left to rot

Crikey

Andrew Macintosh and Richard Denniss | Dec 14, 2012 10:19AM

In debates about native forestry, it’s common for the industry to claim its activities are sawlog-driven and carbon neutral. But as this infographic shows, a hard look at the data shows that most of the biomass affected by harvest operations is left to rot (or burn) on the forest floor, or ends up as woodchips and processing waste …

infographic wood waste crikey

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Crikey

Andrew Macintosh and Richard Denniss | Dec 14, 2012 10:19AM

In debates about native forestry, it’s common for the industry to claim its activities are sawlog-driven and carbon neutral. But as this infographic shows, a hard look at the data shows that most of the biomass affected by harvest operations is left to rot (or burn) on the forest floor, or ends up as woodchips and processing waste …

infographic wood waste crikey

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