Between the ONF and environmentalists, the wooden battle | EUROtoday

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“ONF SMOCK! », “ONF DESTROY! » Impossible to cross the Meudon forest with out seeing this graffiti which virulently assaults the National Forestry Office (ONF). Sometimes listed on data panels, and even tagged on roadside logs, these insults have been flourishing for rather less than a yr on this nationwide forest situated barely 3.5 km from the Paris ring highway. And one of many busiest in Île-de-France, with greater than 4 million guests yearly.

What is the ONF accused of? To chop wooden. Too a lot wooden, some say. More and extra native residents and environmental activists are questioning logging practices in Île-de-France. Opposite, the Office defends a forest that evolves over time…

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