The Paring of the Green

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GENEVA: In the first follow-up to the international Earth Summit in Rio on the issue of forestry, officials are meeting in Geneva to find a way to ensure sustainable harvesting from the world's forests. TIME's Robert Kroon reports that while the number of forested acres in northern climes is stable or increasing, rapid deforestation continues in tropical rainforests of South America, Africa and Southeast Asia. More than 200 experts are gathered to find ways of balancing pressures on forests -->