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Sierra Leone resumes timber exports, worrying environmentalists

Activists fear effort to counter falling revenue from mining could erase gains made over last 10 years to regrow country’s forests.

The government of Sierra Leone is resuming timber exports in an effort to counter falling revenue from mining.

But environment activists are concerned it could erase gains made over the last 10 years to regrow the country’s forests.

Al Jazeera’s Ahmed Idris reports from northern Sierra Leone.