Christopher Bodeen: Group Worried About Wood Supply for China

From AP, via Yahoo! News:

China’s rising demand for wood threatens to devastate timber stocks in countries from Indonesia to Russia, an environmental group said Tuesday, calling for more efficient wood use and measures to discourage illegal logging.

Although China still uses 17 times less wood per person than the United States, it is on course to become the world’s top overall consumer within a few years, the World Wide Fund for Nature said in a report.

Here are some facts on this subject. China Daily also had a related article called Toilet paper demand upsets wood supplies in last month.

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