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Logging, flood risk not linked

The U.N.'s Food and Agriculture Organization and its Center for International Forestry Research say there's no link between deforestation and major floods. Its report showed no increase in the frequency and extent of major floods, despite massive global logging. The U.N. did say that systematic logging plays a role in smaller floods and in losing fertile topsoil.
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