Gather no moss…

A growing industry? Not for the moss, which is increasingly in demand by home decorators. Moss poachers (yes, there is such a thing), eager for a piece of a multi-million dollar sales industry, are causing problems for ecosystems dependant on the stuff.

"…a growing number of researchers and land managers who are worried about the effect of commercial moss gathering."

Another article on the same subject appears in today’s New York Times.

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