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Old 02-25-2013, 01:49 PM
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Default Re: cork, & why it's so expensive

Originally Posted by noreaster View Post
I watched the video. Its a shame they have to take the bark from all the way around the tree. My understanding is that girdling the tree this way will kill it.

Probably isn't that much enforcement around their. I wonder if they are growing and harvesting it sustainably?
Watch the second video it says they get bark from one tree for a very long time, it grows back pretty quickly and the trees out last most humans.
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