Re: Life Duty Death & Denial

Warrl kyree Tale'sedrin (
Sat, 23 Sep 1995 17:36:42 GMT (CamillaH) wrote:

>There's a great book out which discusses much of what's been said here
>called "The Trees Are Dying - The Pandemic in America's Forests." It's by
>a guy named Little. Email me if you're interested in his full name and
>the publisher.

>Mr. Little writes a very well researched, balanced book which shows we're
>in deep doo-doo. He says we've managed to accomplish 10,000 years worth
>of environmental changes in just 100 years. One person he quotes talks
>about the ice age and how trees dying preceded the last one.

I believe we have achieved 10,000 years worth of environmental change
regarding the forest, in less than 500 years. That is, the forests
receded dramatically and then came back dramatically.

>Don't know what the answer, but it seems to me we better get off our butts
>now and do what we can.

How about if we arrange for *more* forestland in the US than was the
case, say, 100 years ago.

Oops, sorry, already done.