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Friday, August 17, 2018
The eucalyptus is a particularly lucrative tree, currently the most widely planted hardwood in the world and used especially to produce pulp for paper and paper products.
Despite industry claims to the contrary, critics warn that the use of genetically engineered trees would increase deforestation.
The approvals could also spark off a new era of such products, which wouldn’t be confined solely to these countries. (END//2014)