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Selective Logging – The cutting out of trees with are mature or inferior to encourage the growth of the remaining trees in a forest or wood

Selective has the word "select" in it which helps to remind you that selective logging is selecting only certain trees to chop down. See below the difference between deforestation (non-selective) and selective logging:

Selective has the word "select" in it which helps to remind you that selective logging is selecting only certain trees to chop down. See below the difference between deforestation (non-selective) and selective logging:

 

Selective logging image one

Deforestation (non-selective).

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Selective logging.

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