News FocusFOREST CONSERVATION

Learning to Adapt

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Science  29 Jul 2005:
Vol. 309, Issue 5735, pp. 688-690
DOI: 10.1126/science.309.5735.688

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Summary

The ambitious Northwest Forest Plan tried to balance desires for timber and biodiversity, but preservation trumped logging--and research. Can the plan be made as adaptable and science-friendly as intended?