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  • Skeptics of China Forestry's IPO have noted its statement that its profits in the three years leading up to its offering arose almost exclusively from the appreciation of its forest-land holdings rather than from operations.

    China's Forest Versus Hong Kong's Trees

  • "We are very happy at the order on forest-land diversion," Posco India spokesman Vikash Sharan said Monday.

    India Gives Final Nod to Posco Plant

  • This tradition broadens the pool of resources and users with specific concerns about potential climate change impacts beyond those of timber and a comparatively small number of forest-land owners.

    Land tenure and management in the boreal region

  • Just think of the immense tracts of forest-land that it will make accessible; think of all the rich deposits of minerals we shall be able to work; think of the river with one waterfall above another!

    Pillars of Society

  • Just think of the immense tracts of forest-land that it will make accessible; think of all the rich deposits of minerals we shall be able to work; think of the river with one waterfall above another!

    Pillars of Society

  • The matter was of consequence, for great part of the domestic wealth of the Saxon proprietors consisted in numerous herds of swine, especially in forest-land, where those animals easily found their food.

    Ivanhoe

  • Confining our view to South America, we should certainly be tempted to believe that trees flourished only under a very humid climate; for the limit of the forest-land follows, in a most remarkable manner, that of the damp winds.

    Journal of researches into the geology and natural history of the various countries visited by H.M.S. Beagle

  • From the top of these ridges the view was a far one: you looked straight across undulating waves of country and intervening forest-land, to where, on the horizon, a long, low sprawling range of hills lay blue — cobalt-blue, and painted in with a sure brush — against the porcelain-blue of the sky.

    Australia Felix

  • ‘In that counting-house I sold the merchant Alliluev four acres of forest-land for a good price.’

    A Sportsman's Sketches

  • The first camp was formed on some open forest-land behind the beach at a small fresh-water creek.

    The Confessions of a Beachcomber

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