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GOOD NEWS! Dole Abandons Banana Plantation in National Park


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Cal
- 980 days ago - news.mongabay.com
After a threat of lawsuit, Dole Inc. has abandoned a banana plantation in Somawathiya National Park in Sri Lanka.



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Comments

Iona Kentwell (134)
Monday November 21, 2011, 6:00 pm
Fantastic news Cal, thank you for sharing it with us.
 

Monica D. (580)
Monday November 21, 2011, 6:01 pm
Good news!
 

Susanne R. (249)
Monday November 21, 2011, 7:46 pm
Great news! Thanks for the update, Cal!
 

pam w. (191)
Monday November 21, 2011, 9:00 pm
Sometimes....there's good news!
 

Daniel Partlow (189)
Monday November 21, 2011, 9:08 pm
This is good news.
 

ellen m. (233)
Monday November 21, 2011, 10:24 pm
Great news...but i'm sure they will set their sights on new territory and its people to exploit. Sad.
 

Joe R. (189)
Tuesday November 22, 2011, 2:09 am
Would they have done it without the threat of a law suit? I don't think so.
 

Quanta Kiran (63)
Tuesday November 22, 2011, 2:11 am
Thanks.
 

Past Member (0)
Tuesday November 22, 2011, 5:12 am
thanks
 

Kristen H. (25)
Tuesday November 22, 2011, 5:41 am
Good to know that Nature and good stewardship won out, this time.
 

Elizabeth P. (102)
Tuesday November 22, 2011, 11:38 am
Noted and good news.
 

Roseann D. (178)
Tuesday November 22, 2011, 12:57 pm
DOLE should do more than just abandon their MESS. They need to restore the park. Greedy b*stards.
 

Barbara Goheen (0)
Tuesday November 22, 2011, 2:18 pm
Great news. thanks.
 

Dotti Lydon (116)
Tuesday November 22, 2011, 4:21 pm
Good news, indeed.
 

Jo Asprec (0)
Tuesday November 22, 2011, 11:44 pm
Good news! Let the parks live!
 

Lynne Buckley (0)
Thursday November 24, 2011, 10:54 am
Good news.
 

Dave C. (213)
Thursday November 24, 2011, 1:37 pm
good news....
 

Lori K. (56)
Thursday November 24, 2011, 7:49 pm
Yay!! Finally some good news! :-)
 

Holly Lawrence (473)
Friday November 25, 2011, 2:42 pm
WHOO-HOO..YAY!
 

Charlene Rush (2)
Sunday November 27, 2011, 11:42 am
Wouldn't it have been wonderful, if Dole had made this decision on their own, without a threat of a lawsuit?
 

Val L. (23)
Monday November 28, 2011, 5:39 pm
That is the best news.Thanks
 
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