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  • Nepal Halts Logging Temporarily Paid Member

    BBC News reports that the Nepalese government has announced a two-month ban on all logging in the country. The ban is due primarily to the high number of trees being cut down in the forests of the southern, low-land Terai region of Nepal. According to one report, more than 250,000 acres have been lost in only a few months—more than was logged over the five-year period from 2000-2005. From BBC: Around a quarter of the land mass in Nepal is under forest, and much of this is managed by community projects. More »