Logging in tropical forests jeopardizing drinking water

Globally, remaining tropical forests are being rapidly cleared, particularly in countries like the Solomon Islands where commercial logging accounts for about 18 percent of government revenue, and at least 60 percent of exports while providing the largest number of formal sector jobs. However, the loss of native forests has huge ecological and social consequences, many of which are poorly documented.

Logging in tropical forests jeopardizing drinking water

Globally, remaining tropical forests are being rapidly cleared, particularly in countries like the Solomon Islands where commercial logging accounts for about 18 percent of government revenue, ...

Mon 16 Apr 18 from Phys.org

Logging in tropical forests jeopardizing drinking water, Mon 16 Apr 18 from ScienceDaily

Logging in tropical forests jeopardizing drinking water, Mon 16 Apr 18 from Eurekalert

Island logging must go beyond current ‘best practices’ to avoid erosion: New study

For logging on islands to be sustainable, it must adhere to clearly defined parameters that limit the impact on water quality and soil erosion, according to new research in the Solomon Islands ...

Mon 23 Apr 18 from Mongabay.com

Tropical logging harms downstream water quality

New research suggests even the most sustainable forms of logging in tropical forests can compromise water quality downstream.

Mon 16 Apr 18 from UPI

Logging Tropical Forests Jeopardizing Drinking Water

Researchers have found that increasing land clearing for logging in Solomon Islands-even with best management strategies in place - will lead to unsustainable levels of soil erosion and significant ...

Mon 16 Apr 18 from Newswise

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