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Rainforest Action Network in Groundbreaking New Showtime Series: Years of Living Dangerously

Lafcadio Cortesi, Asia Director of Rainforest Action Network, and also a Steering Committee member of the Environmental Paper Network (EPN), is featured in a groundbreaking new Showtime series called the Years of Living Dangerously, that begins April 13th. Lafcadio can be seen with legendary actor Harrison Ford, who serves as one of nine celebrity correspondents …  
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Knotty problems? There are solutions.

As Greenpeace launches Forest Solutions: An insider’s look at Greenpeace collaborations in forest regions around the world, Greenpeace B.C. Director Stephanie Goodwin offers her perspectives on forest-based collaborations. This blog post was originally published on the website of Greenpeace Canada. I have a saying: when you have a knotty problem, widen the circle of brains working …  
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Revelations on illegal Indonesian logging sends clear message to governments and buyers

This article was originally published on Understories, the blog of the Rainforest Action Network. Last week the former governor of Riau province in Sumatra, the epicenter of deforestation in Indonesia, was sentenced to 14 years in prison by Indonesia’s anti corruption court for taking bribes for illegally issuing logging permits to nine suppliers of APRIL’s …  
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How I’d Spend My New $25 Million Marketing Warchest If I Were the U.S. Paper Industry

I was cruising across South Carolina, Georgia and Florida at 70 miles per hour recently with my family in tow. We were on our way to see my 99 year-old grandmother, who everyone calls “Bart.” My four passengers were absorbed in a combination of digital and paper-based entertainment. We’d been passing massive clearcuts behind thin …  
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Too Early to Reward the New Leaf of Indonesia’s Notorious Deforester

Originally published on WWF’s blog, On Balance Talking with companies after my panel discussion at the Tissue World Americas conference, it’s clear that many buyers of tissue and paper products have questions about whether they should reward Asia Pulp and Paper’s (APP) forest pledge with purchasing contracts. I’ll reiterate here the advice I gave to …  
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RELEASE: Mount Royal Cross transformed into scales of justice: Greenpeace protests the reckless destruction of Canada’s Boreal Forest

(Montreal) – Early this morning, 10 Greenpeace activists and volunteers transformed the iconic Mount Royal Cross into immense scales of justice representing the imbalance between the destructive practices of Canada’s largest logging company, Resolute Forest Products, and the defenseless Boreal Forest. Two giant scales were suspended from the arms of the cross: the heavy side …  
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EPN Brings the World Together To Protect Endangered Forests, Communities and our Climate

Last week, the European Environmental Paper Network, with help from BankTrack, hosted an international meeting of conservationists in the Netherlands.  The event included seminars and discussions on finance and investment in the pulp and paper industry. As the world faces projections of double the demand for paper products in just the next few decades, twenty-eight NGOs …  
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Can Indonesia’s notorious deforesters turn over a new leaf?

by Rod Taylor, Director WWF Global Forests Programme Editor’s Note: This article was originally posted on February 4 on the website of WWF-International (a member of the EPN).  We publish it on the Paper Planet today on February 5th to mark the one year anniversary of a new Forest Conservation Policy from Asia Pulp and …  
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RELEASE: Canopy Applauds Cutting Edge Study of Environmental Options by Global Tissue Producer Kimberly-Clark

  Vancouver, BC, February 4th, 2014: Today, Canopy is supporting Kimberly-Clark Corporation, global producer of Kleenex, Huggies and many other major brands sold in over 175 countries, on the release of a cutting-edge study of the existing and potential raw materials for their products. This comprehensive Lifecycle Analysis was authored by the Georgia Institute of Technology, with …  
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RELEASE: Sustainability organisation WBCSD warns APRIL: clean up or get out

From Greenpeace International – Jakarta, 17 January 2014 – APRIL, the second largest pulp and paper company in Indonesia, has today been threatened with expulsion from the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD), a coalition of some 200 international companies committed to sustainability (1), unless it can demonstrate that it has ended its role …  
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RELEASE: Mount Royal Cross transformed into scales of justice: Greenpeace protests the reckless destruction of Canada’s Boreal Forest

(Montreal) – Early this morning, 10 Greenpeace activists and volunteers transformed the iconic Mount Royal Cross into immense scales of justice representing the imbalance between  
...read more

RELEASE: Canopy Applauds Cutting Edge Study of Environmental Options by Global Tissue Producer Kimberly-Clark

  Vancouver, BC, February 4th, 2014: Today, Canopy is supporting Kimberly-Clark Corporation, global producer of Kleenex, Huggies and many other major brands sold in over 175  
...read more

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  • Rainforest Action Network in Groundbreaking New Showtime Series: Years of Living Dangerously

    Lafcadio Cortesi, Asia Director of Rainforest Action Network, and also a Steering Committee member of the Environmental Paper Network (EPN), is featured in a groundbreaking new Sho  
    ...read more

  • Knotty problems? There are solutions.

    As Greenpeace launches Forest Solutions: An insider’s look at Greenpeace collaborations in forest regions around the world, Greenpeace B.C. Director Stephanie Goodwin offers her  
    ...read more

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