How Environmentalists Got One Firm to Quit Deforestation

tftMargaret Debore writes at TreeHugger:

A firm that once accused Greenpeace of making “false accusations” has finally had a change of heart. This morning, NPR’s Morning Edition has a great story on how Greenpeace and the Tropical Forest Trust pushed Asia Pulp and Paper to end their devastating practice of deforestation.

Scott Poynton of the Tropical Forest Trust, dealt with the company’s misplaced priorities:

Poynton told them bluntly that if they kept cutting down virgin forests, no amount of “greenwashing” was going to help them.

Head over to NPR to hear or read the full story.

2 Comments on "How Environmentalists Got One Firm to Quit Deforestation"

  1. Anarchy Pony | Jun 4, 2013 at 11:33 am |

    Asia Pulp and Paper? They managed to get Asia Pulp and Paper to stop deforestation? It’s either total bullshit or some sort of Christmas miracle.

    • BuzzCoastin | Jun 4, 2013 at 7:51 pm |

      anything coming out of NPR is CIA
      notice there’s no mention of Kimberly-Clark
      it’s just about those lil yellow bastards
      they’re always the bad guys
      thank god white guys are good

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