A logging truck hauls timber from the Tongass National Forest to a sawmill where it will be processed and loaded on ships for export.
Less than 5 percent of the entire Tongass National Forest is composed of high-volume old growth. The biggest and best trees, the biological heart of the rainforest, has been cut—much of it for pulp.
- MELISSA FARLOW
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