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Demand Forest Stewardship Council Stop Greenwashing Old-Growth Forest Logging PDF Print E-mail
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Posted by Joan Russow
Thursday, 11 September 2014 17:38

** Photo of an FSC certified clearcut logging of old-growth Canadian boreal forests for toilet paper

TAKE ACTION to protect old-growth forests and Earth's climate and biosphere:FOREST ACTION ALERT

By Forests.orga project ofEcoInterne

http://forests.org/shared/alerts/sendsm.aspx?id=fsc_logging

The Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) claims to certify the sustainability of forest management. Yet FSC greenwashes industrial scale old-growth forest logging - across an area two times the size of Texas for throw away consumer items such as toilet paper and lawn furniture - as being environmentally sensitive. A new motion has been presented by FSC member Greenpeace at FSC’s General Assembly which would increase protections for primary and other old-growth forests, something which EcoInternet has demanded for a decade. Please make it clear that best science indicates old-growth forest logging is never ecologically sustainable, and FSC must stop claiming it is, starting by supporting Motion 65 to begin to end FSC greenwash of old-growth forest logging.

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Discuss Alert at EcoInternet: http://www.ecointernet.org/2014/09/11/fsc-greenwash-oldgrowth-forest-logging/

Last Updated on Friday, 12 September 2014 16:37
 

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