Well, for one thing, I'm fairly certain trees aren't deities. Secondly, are you saying that you think the effort to moderate humans' consumption of resources (in this case, trees) is a lost cause?
"Both theory and empirical information suggest that barred owls are likely to have negative effects on spotted owl range and density, but the degree of the impact is not predictable...We propose that only through carefully designed experiments involving removal of barred owls will we be able to determine if recent declines in spotted owl populations are caused by barred owls or by other factors. " http://www.fws.gov/oregonfwo/species...ezEtAl2007.pdf
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