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Japanese Firms Buying Illegal Timber From Malaysia's Endangered Rainforests


Business  (tags: business, corruption, environment, deforestation, dishonesty, society, money, ethics )

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- 355 days ago - news.mongabay.com
Japanese companies are failing to keep illegally logged timber from entering their supply chains, international human rights and environmental watchdog Global Witness said in a report released today.



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John S. (301)
Wednesday September 11, 2013, 2:56 am
Noted.
 

Frances Darcy (218)
Wednesday September 11, 2013, 4:36 am
noted
 

Teresa W. (681)
Wednesday September 11, 2013, 4:40 am
Shocking!
 

Ben Oscarsito (335)
Wednesday September 11, 2013, 5:13 am
Those companies belong in The Hall of Shame!
http://www.globalwitness.org/sites/default/files/Japan-Sarawak-report-FINAL-LO-RES_0.pdf
 

Gloria picchetti (287)
Wednesday September 11, 2013, 5:32 am
Disgusting!
 

Michela m. (3895)
Wednesday September 11, 2013, 8:34 am

We couldn't have done & do WORSE to OUR Mother Earth than WHAT WE have done & WE are continuosly DOING (only for MONEY & GREED)!!!!! Probably, mankind didn't DESERVE such a miracle of GIFT, i.e.: the incredible, stunning balance of Mother Earth with all living creatures in it!! michela
 

Theodore Shayne (56)
Wednesday September 11, 2013, 9:57 am
Noted & posted. Mamma has a disease and it's called humanity.
 

Michela m. (3895)
Wednesday September 11, 2013, 10:45 am


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Bryna Pizzo (139)
Wednesday September 11, 2013, 12:13 pm
Thank you for the important news, but they need petitions to go with article concerning such serious issues!
 

ER C. (65)
Wednesday September 11, 2013, 12:44 pm
NOTED
 

Birgit W. (144)
Wednesday September 11, 2013, 1:31 pm
Noted,
 

Roger Garin-michaud (61)
Wednesday September 11, 2013, 1:48 pm
noted, thanks
 

Rose NoFWDSPLZ (273)
Wednesday September 11, 2013, 4:29 pm
SICK
 

Jennifer C. (172)
Wednesday September 11, 2013, 5:49 pm
Noted.
 

Past Member (0)
Wednesday September 11, 2013, 7:47 pm
Noooo!
 

GGmaSheila D. (164)
Wednesday September 11, 2013, 10:35 pm
Japan seems to be doing damage to our environment and wildlife in many ways. Thought they had enough money...evidently greed has no limits anywhere.
 

Julie W. (21)
Thursday September 12, 2013, 1:51 am
Japan's own forests are protected, so they buy timber from countries which will sell it to them.
 

s.parameswaran Shanmugam (11)
Thursday September 12, 2013, 10:32 am
noted
 

Sergio Padilla (62)
Thursday September 19, 2013, 10:34 am
Shame!
 
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