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Are Your Kids' Books Killing Tigers?


Animals  (tags: tigers, animalwelfare, animals, killing, holiday gifts, animaladvocates )

Cal
- 649 days ago - motherjones.com
On Wednesday, the Rainforest Action Network (RAN) announced that in the pages of several popular HarperCollins children's books, it had found controversially sourced wood fibers, possibly connected to the destruction of the Indonesian rainforest.



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Cynthia Davis (340)
Friday December 21, 2012, 5:35 am
I'm always leery of companies that want to do their own independent testing.
 

Michela m. (3948)
Friday December 21, 2012, 7:58 am
Noted!!
 

tasunka m. (334)
Friday December 21, 2012, 8:25 am
Noted. The paper industry is a tawdry one, my late dad was in publishing.
Totally believe it,plus the cost of paper has skyrocketed since his before his death 12 years ago.
Thanks Cal
 

Michela m. (3948)
Friday December 21, 2012, 8:38 am


Thanks! Posted in:  ORANGUTANS: Men of the Forest
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together with Sumatran Tigers (Java & Bali Tigers already EXTINCT), Elephants, Rhinos, Clouded Leopards, Sun Bears, 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: Corporate Control, Deforestation, Illegal Logging, Global Warming, Pollution, CO2Emissions, Indigenous Peoples Displacement, Pet Trade, GMO Food, Vivisection… Also other Primates, as Chimpanzees, Gorillas, Gibbons, & 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
 

Suheyla C. (229)
Friday December 21, 2012, 11:31 am
Thank you Cal
 

John B. (215)
Friday December 21, 2012, 4:49 pm
Thanks Cal for the link to the very informative article by Zaineb Mohammed. Read and noted.
 

Christine Stewart (131)
Friday December 21, 2012, 9:06 pm
There is no reason for books to be made of virgin woodpulp- use recycled paper instead!
 

Danuta Watola (1205)
Saturday December 22, 2012, 2:51 am
Noted
 

Tanya W. (52)
Saturday December 22, 2012, 4:47 am
Noted thanks.
 

Colleen Prinssen (14)
Saturday December 22, 2012, 4:51 am
so it's only South American rainforest torn down for meat? because they like to say it is cutting down for grazing land why the rainforests go away
 

Sandi C. (234)
Saturday December 22, 2012, 6:33 am
done.
 

Sergio Padilla (62)
Saturday December 22, 2012, 9:23 am
This is so wrong! All books should be made out of recycled paper!!!
 

Muriel Servaege (47)
Saturday December 22, 2012, 9:28 am
Noted. TY, Cal.
 

Darla Taylor (111)
Saturday December 22, 2012, 10:28 am
Noted. Thanks so much, Cal.
 

Frances Darcy (220)
Thursday May 30, 2013, 2:49 pm
noted..
 

gabriele jefferson (148)
Sunday April 13, 2014, 5:43 am
noted, signed, shared with fb, google+,twitter
 
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