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Lumber Chains Answer Call to Sustain Forests

The home-improvement chains Home Depot and Lowe's seek to fulfill promises to environmentalists to protect and sustain supplies of the lumber they sell. The business rivals are tracking the lumber to its source, seeking to reduce the impact on endangered forests. NPR's Robert Smith reports.

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Robert Smith is a host for NPR's Planet Money where he tells stories about how the global economy is affecting our lives.