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remove the trees from

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It was helped by a retraction of the cattle and soybean industries, and a growing effort to exclude deforesters from the beef and soy markets.
It serves only as a historical record and is of little use in aiding the authorities to chase after illegal deforesters.
A blacklist of the worst deforesters is also being drawn up and published and banks are being brought in to ensure that credit is cut off to any landowners found to be infringing environmental laws in the region.
reported that Environment Minister Malcolm Turnbull expected the countries attending the meeting to support the plan, quoting him as saying, "Some of the largest deforesters in the world will be there.
4) India, which ranks fourth among the world's 24 largest debtor nations during the 1980s, is also high on the list of major deforesters.
Industrial deforesters and other minions of the timber barons are once again claiming we need to cut the remaining native forests on public lands to save us from forest fires and generate funds for Oregon counties.
In Brazil, tobacco growers and pig iron producers are prominent deforesters because of the vast amounts of wood used to cure tobacco leaves and fuel pig iron blast furnaces.