Louisiana’s cypress forests are a treasured
environmental resource and a frontline defense against hurricanes. So why does
the state allow loggers to turn the trees into wood chips? Read about the issue
in this week’s cover story, “Mulch Madness." In an article originally appearing
in Mother Jones magazine, writer Michael Behar teams up with Atchafalaya
Basinkeeper Dean Wilson, and takes a look at the ongoing struggle between
conservationists, loggers and landowners.
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