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Underwater Logging Takes Off – A More Responsible Choice?

| Friday August 19th, 2005 | 1 Comment

sawf.jpgAround the world, there are an estimated 200 million trees submerged under water, mostly as a result of reservoir filling, but also from the days when the logging industry was less careful about letting logs roll overboard. It’s not exactly a renewable resource, but given the immense quantity and dwindling forests on land, why not encourage the harvesting of this otherwise wasted resource?
The Triton Logging Company is doing just that, with a submersible logging device called “The Sawfish”. Grist has a lengthy report on the practice with some history and details. Check it out.

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