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Illegal logging in Ecuador

SIR- Your article about illegal logging in Ecuador was spot on in its analysis of the groups trying to block reform but, in passing you perpetuates the fallacy that logging causes most deforestation (“Cut down”, November 1st). In fact, agricultural expansion, particularly the conversion of forests to pasture to raise cattle, is the principal cause of forest clearing in Ecuador and other tropical Latin American countries.
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