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A Battle Lost: Alaska’s Tongass National Forest Will Open for Logging, New Roads

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A Battle Lost: Alaska’s Tongass National Forest Will Open for Logging, New Roads

Southeast Alaska’s Tongass National Forest, the world’s largest temperate rainforest, supports robust populations of large black and brown bears, Sitka blacktail deer, moose, and mountain goats. The area’s salmon fishing is justifiably famous, and its streams provide the last bastion of our native...