08 Feb '12, 5pm

WWF report links Sumatra deforestation to toilet paper | Conservation | The Earth Times

WWF report links Sumatra deforestation to toilet paper | Conservation | The Earth Times

Don't Flush Tiger Forests; Credit: © World Wildlife Fund We know how difficult it is to link products to dangerous practices. Eco-friendly companies and individuals are going to be shocked once more at the habitat destruction wreaked on rainforests by their toilet paper, paper towels and tissue. The huge island of Sumatra has just about the greatest loss of forest of any area in the world. Everybody wants a piece of it, including elephants, orang-utans, rhino and the approximate 280 Sumatran tigers left in the wild. It has now been disclosed in a WWF report that APP's fiber, used by 8 large retailers (BI-LO, Brookshire Grocery Company, Delhaize Group (owner of Food Lion chain), Harris Teeter, Kmart, Kroger, SUPERVALU, and Weis Markets) is to be discontinued because of this link. (APP is Asia Pulp and Paper, subsidiary to the giant Chinese Sinar Mas Group.) WWF (World Wildl...

Full article: http://www.earthtimes.org/conservation/wwf-report-links-s...

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  1. 24 Feb '12, 1pm

    @earthtimes you're right, they are all follow links now.

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  2. 09 Feb '12, 8am

    why the no follow links when using other sites content?

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