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NYT Logging Industry

Europe Is Sacrificing Its Ancient Forests for Energy

Wed, 07/09/2022 - 06:15
Governments bet billions on burning timber for green power. The Times went deep into one of the continent’s oldest woodlands to track the hidden cost.

Logging in National Forests: A Crime or a Necessity?

Sun, 04/09/2022 - 17:30
Readers discuss an essay by Carole King calling for a ban on commercial logging in national forests. Also: Doppelgängers; cultural exchange with Russia; death row pardons.

It Costs Nothing to Leave Our Trees as They Are

Thu, 25/08/2022 - 14:13
Biden should take all steps available to stop commercial logging on federal land.

Tracking the Congo River’s Huge Rafts of Logs

Wed, 17/08/2022 - 20:59
A Times reporter, Dionne Searcey, traveled the Congo river to explore a dangerous logging trade that officials say is rife with corruption. Here is some of what she saw.

The Case Against Commercial Logging in Wildfire-Prone Forests

Sat, 30/07/2022 - 17:00
Logging tends to increase, not decrease, extreme fires.

On the Congo River, Following a Logger’s Dangerous Journey

Wed, 22/06/2022 - 09:00
To understand the perilous, often illegal logging industry in the Congo Basin, we needed to get out on the water ourselves.

Book Review: “Tree Thieves,” by Lyndsie Bourgon

Tue, 21/06/2022 - 11:00
Lyndsie Bourgon’s “Tree Thieves” casts the American environmental movement in all its complexity.

by Dr. Radut