Spending bill would open the world's largest intact temperate forest to logging

In South East Alaska sits the world's largest intact temperate forest, with towering trees that have been around for over a millennium. But if Trump and his cronies have their way, those trees won't be around much longer. As part of the budget bill being negotiated today, Alaska senator Lisa Murkowski is pushing to increase old-growth logging in the state, and if it passes, it could mean destroying one of the last old-growth coniferous trees in the United States. Even worse, it's all to...

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