Scientists say the last of British Columbia’s old-growth trees will soon be gone, if policies don’t change

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Most of British Columbia’s old-growth forests of big trees live only on maps, and what’s left on the ground is fast disappearing, a team of independent scientists has found.

A recent report revealed the amount of old-growth forest still standing in the province has been overestimated by more than 20% and most of the last of what’s left is at risk of being logged within the next 12 years.

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Source: The Seattle Times

 

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