The light part is where the trees have been completely cut down. To me this presents an interesting moral dilemma: are people allowed to rape the land that they inhabit, to the detriment of the world? In other words, are they allowed to keep the rest of the world from benefitting from something unique to the planet? And if not, what should be done?
I think Bush would advocate a bombing strategy. I think public scorn is a better idea — something along the lines of international pressure to presserve the resource.