Local officials destroying Yunnan forests

Earthwatch has an item on local officials selling off tracts of forest in Yunnan - clear felled, w timber sold, and couple of fast selling tree species planted. Reeks of corruption - notice a 15-year old boy being among those villagers supposedly signing away areas of forest for a pittance. ">http://www.worldwatch.org/node/4221]"Sanctioned" Illegal Logging Encroaches on China's Remaining Natural Forests

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