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Greenpeace Makes Social Media Push for Zero Deforestation in Brazil


Environment  (tags: environment, conservation, ecosystems, Amazon, Greenpeace, stopping deforestation, trees, humans, habitat, green, GoodNews, world )

Cal
- 841 days ago - news.mongabay.com
Greenpeace is leveraging social media in its push for a zero deforestation target in Brazil.



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Dave C. (214)
Saturday May 12, 2012, 12:22 pm
we can only hope....
 

Shelly Peterson (213)
Saturday May 12, 2012, 1:57 pm
Good...every step COUNTS!!
 

Yulan Lawson (156)
Saturday May 12, 2012, 4:18 pm
Go Greenpeace. I saw a doco which is related to this. It was about China and how the world is struggling to keep up with the demand of so many consumers. The 8th richest man in the world who lives in Rio, Brazil, has made a deal with China to cell 60% of it's forest. I don't know where the President is in all this. Apparently it's being used for coal to heat metal to melt for China. After so many miles or kilometres on the clock of a car, they have to trade it in. So they have to get another car. See the pattern.
 

Robert Hardy (67)
Saturday May 12, 2012, 8:57 pm
We can only hope.
 

Azaima A. (216)
Saturday May 12, 2012, 10:00 pm
such a great organization. Hope it helps.
 

Jana Repova (63)
Sunday May 13, 2012, 1:36 am
Noted and I am rooting for Greenpeace.
 

Terry V. (30)
Sunday May 13, 2012, 5:57 am
Crossing my fingers and HOPING HUMAS do NORT destroy any more of our earth
 

Christophe Bazin (0)
Sunday May 13, 2012, 7:14 am
Thank you for the article. Let's hope now.
 

. (0)
Sunday May 13, 2012, 8:19 am
Noted.
 

Jason S. (57)
Sunday May 13, 2012, 11:11 am
thanks
 

Angela N. (0)
Sunday May 13, 2012, 12:39 pm
thanks :)
 

Robert O. (12)
Sunday May 13, 2012, 2:03 pm
Thanks Cal.
 

Julia R. (290)
Sunday May 13, 2012, 2:33 pm
Noted! I sure hope that people networking on social media can help find 1.4 million Brazilian voters to sign this petition and make zero deforestation a reality! Thanks Cal.
 

Nelson Baker (0)
Sunday May 13, 2012, 2:42 pm
A great need to save forest everywhere.
 

John B. (215)
Sunday May 13, 2012, 2:48 pm
Thanks Cal for this piece of hopeful news. Noted.
 

Dana B. (133)
Sunday May 13, 2012, 2:49 pm
Hoping it works, then on to other forests of the world
 

Amy N. (0)
Sunday May 13, 2012, 2:51 pm
Noted
 

Kate Kenner (200)
Sunday May 13, 2012, 5:13 pm
All countries have to stand up for their forests so that people, like the one Yulan mentioned, can not go to other countries to destroy theirs. Politicians must begin to see what is important and that is not always money. If Green peace succeeds in Brazil, and I hope they do, they will have to go from country by country because greed and stupidity are international .
 

Marcia Oyler (0)
Sunday May 13, 2012, 7:45 pm
Good way to make things happen.
 

JM A. (176)
Sunday May 13, 2012, 7:51 pm
LOVE YOU GREENPEACE!! YOU ROCK!!!
 

Betsy Bee (1050)
Sunday May 13, 2012, 8:10 pm
Fantastic news, Cal. Thanks.
 

Sonny Honrado (6)
Sunday May 13, 2012, 8:31 pm
Hope they succeed in this move.
 

Joan M. (1090)
Sunday May 13, 2012, 9:05 pm
Thanks for Posting Cal, I do hope they are successful, they certainly have my support.
 

Gary C. (5)
Sunday May 13, 2012, 9:32 pm
Noted with hope for success for Greenpeace in this push for zero deforestation in Brazil I wish them all the luck in the world..... Thankyou ....
 

patrica and edw jones (190)
Sunday May 13, 2012, 10:18 pm
Well done Greenpeace - wishing you every success. Perhaps the world will now take notice and bring pressure to bear in Brazil.
 

greenplanet e. (157)
Sunday May 13, 2012, 10:22 pm
Stop deforestation everywhere!
 

greenplanet e. (157)
Sunday May 13, 2012, 10:23 pm
And too -- stop deforestation for cattle ranching.
 

Aletta Kraan (146)
Sunday May 13, 2012, 10:37 pm
Noted , thanks !
 

Ana R (220)
Monday May 14, 2012, 1:37 am
noted with hope...
 

John Gregoire (255)
Monday May 14, 2012, 5:00 am
good!
 

Joy Wong (76)
Monday May 14, 2012, 6:09 am
Noted, thanks. Hoping for the BEST.
 

chris b. (37)
Monday May 14, 2012, 8:32 am
What will it take to get it in these guys heads that deforestation is sooooooo wrong. That evidently do not understand that it will eventually kill them.
 

Kristen H. (25)
Monday May 14, 2012, 9:54 am
Very interesting. I have a Brazilian friend I can forward this info to. Thanks for the heads up!
 

Marianna Molnar Woods (9)
Monday May 14, 2012, 10:34 am
nice
 

Wim Zunnebeld (144)
Monday May 14, 2012, 1:33 pm
thx for sharing
 

Marlene Dinkins (232)
Monday May 14, 2012, 2:13 pm
thnx for this article
 

aj E. (164)
Monday May 14, 2012, 4:11 pm
done
 

Monica D. (580)
Monday May 14, 2012, 9:17 pm
Good. At some point deforestation has to stop, the sooner the better. We might need changes to the economic system to make this possible. I like the ideas of CASSE at http://steadystate.org to create a sustainable economic system.
 

Kathleen R. (138)
Tuesday May 15, 2012, 5:01 am
noted
 
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