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Indigenous communities on a pair of islands off Canada’s west coast have been fighting for nearly four decades to stop logging in local rainforests. This spring, the communities had a double victory. Logging was stopped on a vast collection of forest stands and a major timber company agreed to pay them millions of dollars to protect trees left standing.