Due to logging in Melbourne’s ash tree forests, the number of ash trees is seriously declining and the water supply is dropping due to the logging. Ecosystem collapse is inevitable unless measures are taken to turn around the problems facing the ash forests. The collapse occuring is “hidden” but just because one cannot see the collapse of the ecosystem occuring does not mean that it is happening. It is said that the water that the forest holds when trees are present is of more value that the wood that is being taken due to rainfall in the area spanning mainly over the ash forests.

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