Nepal logging highlights clashing interests

Rampant corruption and lax enforcement lead to decreasing forest cover in the country’s south.

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Nepal’s forest cover is said to be decreasing at a rapid pace, an issue that continues to pit environmental concerns against local economic interests.

Rampant corruption and lack of monitoring has now led to widespread logging in the country’s southern region.

Al Jazeera’s Subina Shrestha reports from the Tarai belt.

Source: Al Jazeera

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