Global Experts Assess Poland's Threatened Pristine Forest

June 5, 2016 9:54 PM

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Poland's Environment Ministry says that global forestry experts are checking the condition of the ancient Bialowieza Forest where the ministry has begun extensive logging to stop the spread of a harmful beetle.

Environmentalists have protested the logging to the European Commission, saying it threatens the forest's existence while giving no guarantee of success in fighting the bark beetle.

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