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Good News for Tigers! Top Canadian Buyer Drops Rainforest Paper Supplier


Environment  (tags: environment, destruction, habitat, nature, protection, wildlife )

Cher Away
- 741 days ago - greenpeace.org
Major Canadian office supplier White Paper Co. is severing ties with Asia Pulp and Paper (APP) because of its links to rainforest destruction. APP is the subject of a global campaign by Greenpeace for its involvement in illegal logging and devastation of



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Jason S. (57)
Wednesday July 11, 2012, 9:18 am
That good, thanks
 

Dianne Lynn Eakin (732)
Wednesday July 11, 2012, 9:57 am
-ty-
 

. (0)
Wednesday July 11, 2012, 10:08 am
thanks Cher
 

Rock H. (254)
Wednesday July 11, 2012, 10:18 am
Thanks Cher!
 

BarbKnight SunshineLady (1633)
Wednesday July 11, 2012, 10:38 am
Woo-Hoo!! Thnx Cher!!
 

Cheryl B. (64)
Wednesday July 11, 2012, 11:38 am
great news
 

Cheryl B. (64)
Wednesday July 11, 2012, 11:38 am
thanks for telling the world
 

Nyack Clancy (427)
Wednesday July 11, 2012, 12:57 pm
Great news!
 

Lisa Neste (696)
Wednesday July 11, 2012, 2:35 pm
Oh, how I needed this bit of good news, especially today! Thanks so much Cher.
 

Kat H. (36)
Wednesday July 11, 2012, 2:51 pm
Done thanks!
 

. (0)
Wednesday July 11, 2012, 3:45 pm
It is nice to read good news for a change - thanks for posting Cher
 

Kay M. (354)
Wednesday July 11, 2012, 5:28 pm
thx.
 

Monica D. (580)
Wednesday July 11, 2012, 7:51 pm
Thanks. I hope that they will be increasing the recycled paper content. I am not so sure that FSC certified wood is good - it has been subject to controversy as possibly destructive greenwash.
 

Robert O. (12)
Wednesday July 11, 2012, 7:54 pm
Awesome news, thanks Cher!
 

Joan M. (1089)
Wednesday July 11, 2012, 9:26 pm
Good news thanks for sharing Cher
 

Anneke Andries (248)
Thursday July 12, 2012, 2:20 am
thanks for the news! Reposting
 

James W. (257)
Thursday July 12, 2012, 3:37 am
Cher you have anything to do with this? :D
 

Carol H. (229)
Thursday July 12, 2012, 4:29 am
good news, thank you Cher
 

Ben Oscarsito (353)
Thursday July 12, 2012, 5:38 am
Right; -An example to follow...
Now; -Tell KFC to stop turning rainforest to trash!
http://www.kfc-secretrecipe.com/en_ca/nogood
Thank You!
 

Patricia GarcĂ­a Ces (8)
Thursday July 12, 2012, 8:17 am
Thanks for sharing the good news!!!!
 

JL A. (272)
Thursday July 12, 2012, 9:12 am
Good news indeed!
 

Wim Zunnebeld (144)
Thursday July 12, 2012, 11:58 am
thx!
 

Lynne Buckley (0)
Thursday July 12, 2012, 12:47 pm
Good news.
 

Florence Eaise (132)
Thursday July 12, 2012, 2:26 pm
noted great news
 

Dianne D. (453)
Thursday July 12, 2012, 2:40 pm
good news. Now to get others to do that.
 

Mariette G. (145)
Thursday July 12, 2012, 3:12 pm
Great news! Thanks Cher!
 

John B. (215)
Thursday July 12, 2012, 3:45 pm
Thanks Cher for the article. Great news and I was glad to see all the other companies (60 total) listed that have severed ties with APP over their deforestation policy. I would also encourage everyone to click on the link at the bottom of the article to sign the petition for KFC to stop using packaging sourced from rain forests and supplied by APP. Read and noted.
 

Linda P. (0)
Thursday July 12, 2012, 4:37 pm
Thank you, good news!!
 

Bette M. (91)
Thursday July 12, 2012, 4:57 pm
Great news!!

Wherever you go there once was a forest.
Plant & protect Danny's trees for life.
Trees are the lungs of the earth.
 

Kathleen R. (138)
Thursday July 12, 2012, 5:20 pm
noted & read
 

Dave C. (212)
Thursday July 12, 2012, 5:42 pm
good news!
 

Joy Mcronald (127)
Thursday July 12, 2012, 7:13 pm
Good news.. noted
 

Terri Hughes (412)
Thursday July 12, 2012, 9:30 pm
Thanks Cher.......this is fantastic news for the forest and the animals. Thank you White Paper Co. for severing ties with Asia Pulp and Paper. Now, if only others would do the same and stop the destruction of the forest and protect the wildlife!!!!
 

Robin T. (14)
Friday July 13, 2012, 12:43 am
This is great news, Thank you.
 

Ann B. (140)
Friday July 13, 2012, 3:51 am
Noted - this is wonderful. Thank you.
 

Henrik Thorsen (28)
Friday July 13, 2012, 7:12 am
Excellent!
 

Michela m. (3811)
Friday July 13, 2012, 9:31 am

Thanks!! Posted in: ORANGUTANS: Men of the Forest
In  http://www.care2.com/c2c/groups/disc.html?gpp=28682&pst=1295516&saved=1
 
Please Join and Invite friends to Join
ORANGUTANS: Men of the Forest
together with Sumatran Tigers (Java and Bali Tigers already EXTINCT), Elephants, Rhinos, CloudedLeopards, SunBears, Wildlife, Biodiversity they face Extinction!! Only 300 Sumatran Tigers left on Earth!!! 300 Football Fields of Rainforests are CLEARED every hour in SE Asia to produce Palm Oil: a hidden, not labelled, unhealthy ingredient in the products we buy. We MUST do WHATEVER is possible to SAVE them all!! Against: Deforestation, Illegal Logging, Pet Trade, Corporate Control, Pollution, CO2Emissions, Indigenous Peoples Displacement, Global Warming!! Also other Primates, as Chimpanzees, Gorillas, Gibbons, and Monkeys for Vivisection are dealt in this Group. Petitions/Info/Videos/Pics are here.
Please!! Join, Sign, Invite friends to Join!! Individually: we are one DROP, all together: we are an OCEAN!! ALL together we can make a difference!! Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world -Margaret Mead Thanks!! Michela
 

Ruth S. (314)
Friday July 13, 2012, 10:42 am
Super happy news!
 

Elizabeth M. (66)
Friday July 13, 2012, 11:05 am
Noted, Read and signed petition on KFC. Kudos to White Paper Co. of Canada. Happy to see some Canadian Companies with common sense and compassion. Thanks Cher.
Please join Orangutans: Men of the Forest group! Very active and concerned members of not only the Orangutans & habitats, but also tigers, elephants, rhinos & leopards and saving the rainforests that are their homes. APP and the Palm Oil plantations are two of the worst offenders! Thank You Michela!
 

janet f. (29)
Saturday July 14, 2012, 6:53 pm
Good news. APP needs to be put out of business. They are about as unethical as you can get.
 

Michela m. (3811)
Sunday July 15, 2012, 4:27 am

You cannot currently send a star to Elizabeth because you have done so within the last week.
 

Sergio Padilla (62)
Tuesday July 24, 2012, 2:05 pm
Yeip! Thanks for posting good news!
 

Maria S. (102)
Monday August 20, 2012, 1:51 am
Noted. Thanks for posting the good news.
 
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