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Isthmus Forests Threatened

LADB Article ID: 52206
Category/Department: Central America
Date: 2004-12-16
By: LADB Staff

By 2010, Costa Rica, known for its forests and woodlands, will have a wood shortage. The illegal felling of trees will increase. The country will be importing wood at a cost of US$500 million, and reforestation as an economic and social activity will decline.

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