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BAD BUSINESS: WWF: Asia Pulp & Paper Misleads Public About Its Role in Destroying Indonesia's Rainforests


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Cal
- 951 days ago - news.mongabay.com
Asia Pulp & Paper (APP) continues to mislead the public about its role in destroying rainforests and critical tiger habitat across the Indonesian island of Sumatra, alleges a new report from Eyes on the Forest



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Alexandra Rodda (176)
Saturday December 17, 2011, 5:19 am
As long as the demand is there, this kind of thing will go on. Everyone needs to recycle as much as possible and learn to be satisfied with a bit less. There are so many of us and we are a greedy lot.
If we help to remove the demand for wood pulp, more trees will be saved.
The other thing that needs to happen is that every tree cut down should be replaced with two new trees planted.
 

William K. (328)
Saturday December 17, 2011, 10:26 am
Oh, it's not the demand driving it? It's the suppliers! Oh darn those Indonesian loggers, providing wood pulp for so cheap! What can one do when the invisible hand of the market forces one to act against their own consciences! What is a corporate producer of secondary product to do?
 

Daniel Partlow (189)
Saturday December 17, 2011, 11:21 am
Very good paper can be made from hemp (even cloths and many other things). It can be grown easily and quickly and we could then save cutting all our trees down for paper. But since hemp(marijuna) is illigal, this will not be done. This is a crime. Hemp can be so useful people only seem to know about getting high from it. In any case I believe it should be legalized and taxed severly. Then the government can profit from it and stop spending so much money trying to irridicate it. And maybe we wouldn't have to cut down all our rainforests and boreal forests!
 

Davi P. (0)
Saturday December 17, 2011, 1:19 pm
Always something going wrong for the poor animal
 

Dave C. (213)
Saturday December 17, 2011, 2:47 pm
how sad....
 

Nelson Baker (0)
Saturday December 17, 2011, 3:20 pm
If things continue as they are going this planet may someday go beyond the point of recovery.
 

Patricia E. G. (78)
Saturday December 17, 2011, 6:14 pm
APP DESTROYS, KILLS AND LIES !

Noted
Thank you
 

Carol H. (229)
Saturday December 17, 2011, 7:10 pm
sadly noted, thanks Cal
 

Colin Hope (237)
Saturday December 17, 2011, 11:12 pm
Sadly noted!!
 

Jo Asprec (0)
Sunday December 18, 2011, 3:17 am
Save the rainforest! Save the elephants, tigers and other creatures. Stop APP!
 

Brenda Towers (0)
Sunday December 18, 2011, 5:48 am
Petition against this misuse of the environment.
 

Carmen S. (606)
Sunday December 18, 2011, 6:55 am
noted, thanks Cal
 

John S. (297)
Sunday December 18, 2011, 7:04 am
Noted.
 

Dominic Delarmente (33)
Sunday December 18, 2011, 7:13 am
I agree with you Brenda..Thanks Cal!
 

Kate Kenner (202)
Sunday December 18, 2011, 4:22 pm
Anyone who has seen what state the forests are in should not believe what they are saying. They are dealing with companies whose sense of ethics is as deeply mired in crap as APP's. Most id not all don't want to know the truth. and once again the land and the animals suffer for it.
 

Rose K. (0)
Sunday December 18, 2011, 5:11 pm
sadly noted
 

Dogan Ozkan (5)
Sunday December 18, 2011, 7:50 pm
noted
 

JM A. (176)
Sunday December 18, 2011, 8:59 pm
I'M AWFUL SICK AND TIRED OF THIS ONGOING DEGRADATION OF FORESTS & ANIMALS.
 

JM A. (176)
Sunday December 18, 2011, 9:01 pm
ALL PEOPLE WHO DEGRADE FORESTS & TIGERS ARE UNCONSCIOUS & NEED TO WAKE UP!
 
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