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Stop Rainforest Destruction ! PLEASE SIGN ! !


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

Cher
- 148 days ago - change.org
Palm oil companies are bulldozing a football field's worth of Indonesian rainforest every hour -- destroying vanishing habitat for animals like orangutans and the endangered Sumatran tiger. This dirty palm oil ends up in products we use every day



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Autumn S. (148)
Monday April 7, 2014, 5:18 am
Signed
with 5,264 supporters
2,236 NEEDED
 

Carol J. (15)
Monday April 7, 2014, 5:18 am
Noted & signed.
 

Ljiljana Milic (100)
Monday April 7, 2014, 5:26 am
Signed > with 5,265 supporters
2,235 NEEDED
& Thank you Cher
 

Christeen Anderson (477)
Monday April 7, 2014, 5:45 am
S&N
 

AniMae Chi (402)
Monday April 7, 2014, 5:50 am
Signed
with 5,267 supporters
2,233 NEEDED
 

Alexandra G. (219)
Monday April 7, 2014, 6:21 am
noted and signed, thanks
 

Joe R. (189)
Monday April 7, 2014, 6:26 am
S&N
 

Past Member (0)
Monday April 7, 2014, 6:57 am
signed & noted
 

Natasha Salgado (519)
Monday April 7, 2014, 7:23 am
Done!
 

Kit B. (276)
Monday April 7, 2014, 7:38 am

Thank you for signing the petition "Stop Rainforest Destruction" Signed and shared - Thanks Cher
 

Barbara D. (88)
Monday April 7, 2014, 8:18 am
NS&S. Signed with 5,282 supporters 2,217 NEEDED Signed

 

KAREN G. (232)
Monday April 7, 2014, 8:25 am
S&N TY
 

Sue H. (7)
Monday April 7, 2014, 8:35 am
Signed, thanks.
 

. (0)
Monday April 7, 2014, 8:42 am
𝖓+𝖘. 𝖙𝖍𝖆𝖓𝖐𝖘 𝖈𝖍𝖊𝖗!
 

Ruth S. (307)
Monday April 7, 2014, 8:50 am
Signed
 

Mary T. (291)
Monday April 7, 2014, 9:11 am
Signed with 5,287 supporters 2,213 NEEDED
 

Ana R (220)
Monday April 7, 2014, 9:14 am
You have already signed the petition "Stop Rainforest Destruction"
noted with hope
Thank you, Cher!
 

Danny M. (81)
Monday April 7, 2014, 9:43 am
Signed.
 

Dave C. (214)
Monday April 7, 2014, 9:55 am
done
 

Sara P. (55)
Monday April 7, 2014, 10:38 am
Signed, thanks Cher.
 

Dayanna Hillier (21)
Monday April 7, 2014, 12:20 pm
His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama:

The earth is not only the common heritage of all humankind but also the ultimate source of life. By over-exploiting its resources we are undermining the very basis of our own life. All around, signs abound of the destruction caused by human activity and of the degradation of nature. Therefore, the protection and conservation of the earth is not a question of morality or ethics but a question of our survival. How we respond to this challenge will affect not only this generation but also many generations to come.

In the case of such global issues as the conservation of the Earth, and indeed in tackling all problems, the human mind is the key factor. Whether they are problems of economics, international relations, science, technology, medicine or ecology, although these issues seem to be beyond anyone individual's capacity, where the problem begins and where the answer must first be sought is within. In order to change the external situation we must first change within ourselves. If we want a beautiful garden we must first have a blueprint in the imagination, a vision. Then that idea can be implemented and the external garden can materialize. Destruction of nature resources results from ignorance, lack of respect for the Earth's living things, and greed.

In the first place we must strive to overcome these states of mind by' developing an awareness of the interdependent nature of all phenomena, an attitude of wishing not to harm other living creatures and an understanding of the need for compassion. Because of the interdependent nature of everything we cannot hope to solve the multifarious problems with a one-sided or self-centered attitude. History shows us how often in the past people have failed to cooperate. Our failures in the past are the result of ignorance of our own interdependent nature. What we need now is a holistic approach towards problems combined with a genuine sense of universal responsibility based on love and compassion.
 

Ann L. (34)
Monday April 7, 2014, 1:28 pm
S&N
 

Ed V. (171)
Monday April 7, 2014, 1:43 pm
S&N, Thanks
 

Allan Yorkowitz (452)
Monday April 7, 2014, 2:07 pm
signed
 

Elizabeth M. (66)
Monday April 7, 2014, 5:06 pm
S/N, with thanks Cher.
 

Vicky P. (463)
Monday April 7, 2014, 10:47 pm
noted, signed, shared
 

Victoria P. (30)
Monday April 7, 2014, 11:15 pm
Signed, ty.
 

Marija Mohoric (51)
Tuesday April 8, 2014, 12:34 am
signed, tks Cher
 

Victoria Pohrebna (269)
Tuesday April 8, 2014, 1:26 am
Signed with 5,306 supporters...2,194 NEEDED.
 

Heidi Walderra (136)
Tuesday April 8, 2014, 2:19 am
Signed and noted
 

Rose NoFWDSPLZ (273)
Tuesday April 8, 2014, 3:17 am
Signed
 

Ana Lopes (76)
Tuesday April 8, 2014, 3:29 am
signed
 

Nils Anders Lunde (547)
Tuesday April 8, 2014, 4:27 am
N&S
 

Michela m. (3908)
Tuesday April 8, 2014, 4:47 am
Already S
N
 

Waltraud U. (76)
Tuesday April 8, 2014, 1:50 pm
done ty
 

Maria Teresa Schollhorn (42)
Tuesday April 8, 2014, 11:13 pm
Signed.
 

Ramil Rosales A. (255)
Tuesday April 8, 2014, 11:26 pm
Signed and shared...
 

Frances Darcy (218)
Wednesday April 9, 2014, 3:10 am
DONE
 

Sylvie A. (135)
Wednesday April 9, 2014, 12:23 pm
Signée, merci.
 

Maggy G. (45)
Wednesday April 9, 2014, 12:36 pm
Signed.
 

Anette S. (24)
Wednesday April 9, 2014, 1:01 pm
done
 

Val M. (77)
Wednesday April 9, 2014, 4:10 pm
N&S, & fb. I found out that one of my favorite "splurge" treats has palm oil in it. Now I won't buy it anymore!
 

Bartlomiej T. (307)
Wednesday April 9, 2014, 5:25 pm
Signed & noted. Thank you, Cher.
 

Maria Teresa Schollhorn (42)
Wednesday April 9, 2014, 8:29 pm
Signed, Thanks
 

Evelyn B. (80)
Friday April 11, 2014, 3:42 pm
Noted and Signed Tks. Cher.....
 

Patricia Raven (444)
Saturday April 12, 2014, 1:02 pm
Signed and noted
 

Maria S. (102)
Saturday April 12, 2014, 1:42 pm
Thank you for signing the petition "Stop Rainforest Destruction" Thanks Cher!

Signed
with 5,403 supporters
2,097 NEEDED
 

Ruth M. (252)
Saturday April 12, 2014, 4:19 pm
Done
 

Terrie Williams (769)
Sunday April 13, 2014, 8:22 am
Thanks for signing.
Signed with 5,407 supporters
SSN
 

Barbara V. (170)
Sunday April 13, 2014, 4:24 pm
Signed & Noted, Thank you
 

Lynn Squance (231)
Sunday April 13, 2014, 8:12 pm
signed
 

Sharon Davidson (348)
Monday April 14, 2014, 11:18 am
THANKS
 

Laetitia SCHARTNER (172)
Wednesday April 16, 2014, 2:42 pm
S.N
 

Jana DiCarlo (45)
Sunday April 20, 2014, 7:39 am
s n
 
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