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“The ship industr
Due to the high demand, by the early 19th century, oak forests in England were disappearing. This created a problem of timber supply for the Royal Navy which required to build ships.
To get the supply of oak for the ship industry, Britishers started exploring Indian forests on a massive scale. Within a decade, trees were being.
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