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Northern Ontario Forest Spotlighted in International Report on Industry-Driven Forestry Certification


Environment  (tags: environment, forests, habitat, nature, protection )

Cher
- 1167 days ago - greenpeace.org
A coalition of leading environmental and social NGOs released an investigative report today exposing unsustainable logging operations certified by the Sustainable Forestry Initiative (SFI) in Ontario's Kenogami Forest.



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Carol H. (229)
Monday October 17, 2011, 11:34 am
noted, thanks Cher
 

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Monday October 17, 2011, 1:02 pm
noted, thanks Cher
 

Shane C. (3)
Monday October 17, 2011, 9:32 pm
Noted. Thanks for sharing.
 

Monica D. (580)
Monday October 17, 2011, 9:38 pm
There is too much greenwash. Better to avoid new paper or wood products.
 

John Gregoire (264)
Tuesday October 18, 2011, 6:17 am
True monica!
 

Kenneth L. (314)
Tuesday October 18, 2011, 6:49 am
FSI is different that FSC. Greenpeace supports FSC.
 

Sue M. (0)
Tuesday October 18, 2011, 9:19 am
noted
 

Brenda Towers (0)
Tuesday October 18, 2011, 10:56 am
Noted. Thanks.
 

Jodie S. (121)
Tuesday October 18, 2011, 11:04 am
No that they have exposed it, hopefully something gets done~~
 

Jennifer C. (169)
Tuesday October 18, 2011, 5:09 pm
Noted. Thanks.
 

Josh Townsend (34)
Tuesday October 18, 2011, 5:12 pm
Thanks Cher!
 

Stephen Hill (639)
Tuesday October 18, 2011, 5:54 pm
Thank you for sharing Cher! Noted
 

Angie cr (4)
Tuesday October 18, 2011, 8:31 pm
"The certification of the Kenogami Forest in northwestern Ontario is a perfect example of SFI’s failure to protect endangered species and habitats as well as local communities,”

it seems that we can not do everything right....
 

Colleen L. (2)
Tuesday October 18, 2011, 9:43 pm
Thanks for sharing Cher.
 

Pat A. (116)
Wednesday October 19, 2011, 1:17 am
Noted - thanks Cher
 

Rita White (55)
Wednesday October 19, 2011, 5:52 am
thanks
 

Brenda Towers (0)
Wednesday October 19, 2011, 6:50 am
Noted. Thanks.
 

Jytte Nhanenge (64)
Wednesday October 19, 2011, 7:16 am
Thank you Cher, I will cross-post in our group Forests and Trees. If anyone is interested to join, feel welcome, this is the homepage:
http://www.care2.com/c2c/group/ForestsandTrees
 

jodi m. (37)
Wednesday October 19, 2011, 11:45 am
such a shame.. such a national treasure
 
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