Hard and soft

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October 2007, no. 295
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The Forest Wars by Judith Ajani

MUP, $34.95 pb, 362 pp

Hard and soft

by
October 2007, no. 295

I am embarrassed by my deck. It is well designed, sturdily built and a congenial place on a balmy evening. The problem is that the deck is made with tropical hardwood, logged from a rainforest in South-East Asia. Not only have I added to Australia’s yawning trade deficit, I have also contributed to the decline of the globe’s equatorial lungs.

Peter Mares reviews 'The Forest Wars' by Judith Ajani

The Forest Wars

by Judith Ajani

MUP, $34.95 pb, 362 pp

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