People destroying forests looking for mice

People destroying forests looking for mice

Extracted from Parliamentary Hansard: MOTION PROTECTION OF TIMBER PLANTATIONS HON. MUCHIMWE:  I move the motion standing in my name that this House; CONCERNED with the rampant destruction of timber plantations by surrounding communities who indiscriminately set veld fires while poaching animals in these plantations; DESIROUS to see an end to this unwarranted environmental destruction which has seen large timber plantations depleted; NOW, THEREFORE, calls upon Government to enforce relevant legislation to ensure protection of timber plantations. *HON. CHINOTIMBA:  I second. HON. MUCHIMWE:  Thank you Mr Speaker.  I rise to move my motion because as from…

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