Whether it’s convincing Barbie to go for greener packaging or partnering with the music industry to promote responsible-sourced instruments, our team can fortunately celebrate several victories for the forests.
We primarily focus on consumer power to protect vulnerable ancient forests. When an individual makes an environmentally-conscious choice, it is an important step for conservation. But when a corporation implements an environmentally-conscious policy, that impact is amplified thousands of times over. Often times, it takes the power of the consumer to pressure a company to do the right thing.
And all the amazing creatures who call those forests home can thank mindful consumers for making that important step in the conversation process.
A decade after the Earth Summit, ancient forests such as the Amazon are still waiting for governments to keep their promises. Fueled by high international demand, mahogany is driving the destruction of the Amazon.
Illegal and predatory logging plays a central role in the destruction of the Amazon. It is now generally accepted that illegal logging is now the norm, rather than the exception, in the Brazilian Amazon. The government's own investigations...
A newsletter for customers and investors of Canadian logging companies.
The Amazon is the greatest remaining ancient forest on Earth. The Amazon River valley is the largest basin area in the world. This basin contains most of the biodiversity on earth, with 50 percent of the entire planet's land-based animal and...
Although a few companies in Japan are beginning to reject Interfor products, in the most part, Interfor's destructive forest products are sold without being noticed by Japanese forest consumer companies. In this report, Greenpeace exposes the...
The relationship between the timber sector, arms trafficking, and the destruction of the forests of Liberia. A 2001 report produced by Greenpeace Spain.
This report celebrates three agreements by the British Columbia government to protect the Great Bear Rainforest.
The Senate has confirmed Gale Norton as Interior Secretary. There is little to applaud in anticipation of Norton overseeing the management of our public lands.
View over river, with trees on edges. Amazon, Brazil
This 2001 report investigates five logging companies who are exporting the vast majority of wood from the port of Santarem in Para State in the eastern Amazon. Evidence is presented that the companies are involved in illegal and often...
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Kat Clark (San Francisco)
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