Avoid First Cut (IMAGE) Cell Press Caption A key goal for wilderness areas is 'avoiding the first cut' -- keeping them road free. Here, a logging road slices into a rainforest in northern Borneo. Credit Rhett Butler Usage Restrictions Credit Required. License Licensed content Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.