Forest Society and Colonialism: Exploitation of Forests, Causes, Examples

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Forest Society and Colonialism

The British colonizers were worried that Indian farmers were destroying the forests with their agricultural practices. They wished to cultivate the forests themselves and perform scientific forestry. So they formed these forest societies and made various laws to restrict the use of these forests by locals but continued their commercial exploitation of these forests. Let us take a look.