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  • "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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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.


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

    The Confessions of a Beachcomber

  • 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 β€” cobalt-blue, and painted in with a sure brush β€” against the porcelain-blue of the sky.

    Australia Felix

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

    A Sportsman's Sketches

  • The horse which had been so weakly, that nothing but the short stages we were obliged to make enabled him to keep up with us, in crossing the stream landed on a small muddy patch, dry at low water: here he fell, and all our efforts were unavailing to carry him to the forest-land, where I intended to leave him for the chance of recovery.

    Journals of Two Expeditions into the Interior of New South Wales


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