We asked the students how the problems they faced in The Lorax could have been avoided and how we could make sure forestry is more sustainable today. Jacob, dressed in a gray shirt saying “Behold Fartacus,” said, “You could just cut off the top of the tree so you don’t have to kill the whole tree—just like shearing a sheep; you can take the fur off, but the rest of the sheep is still there—why not do that to a tree instead of cutting the whole thing down?” If only, Fartacus, if only…

 

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