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In this particular project, the Ring barking technique will be carried out in 2 localities namely: Roche Bon Dieu and part of Riviere Banane over a total area of 20 hectares.
Positive effects on 29 sites covering a total of 1 334 ha (from cutting and ring barking in woodlands);
It is believed that several trees protected under Tree Preservation Orders were pulled down, or damaged by ring barking - cutting the bark which stops the food supply.