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Re: NFC: rare pine tree

> >The Nature conservancy in their OCt issue is selling a particular type of
> >rare pine tree through local nurserys ...made from cuttings as part of a
> >replanting program. The proceeds of the sales allow them to plant a much
> >larger amount back in the wild.
> It would be interesting to talk to them about the ethical questions they
> wrestled with in deciding to do this.  I would imagine that they had
> opposition from within their ranks as well.

The difference here is that they're not uprooting a tree in the wild 
and selling it.  It's more like selling the progeny of legally collected 



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