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Environmental, Campaign & Website News > Massive forest loss spurs Nepal to ban logging for two months

Massive forest loss spurs Nepal to ban logging for two months

Date : 23rd June 2010, Source : Mongabay



Nepal has announced a two month ban on logging throughout the mountainous country, reports the AFP. The ban was issued after officials received reports of alarming deforestation in lowland areas; according to one official over 100,000 hectares (250,000 acres) of forest was lost in a few months, more forest than was lost from 2000-2005.

http://news.mongabay.com/2010/0623-hance_nepal.html





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