Plantations of exotic timber trees, especially pines, are looked on with disdain by many as alien monocultures, an unpleasant accommodation necessary to protect precious indigenous forests from the logger's chainsaw. Yet a good range of native organisms, untroubled by the trees' pariah status, are quietly enjoying life beneath the rain of pine needles.
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