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The Treetalker – News from and about the trees

This week, a couple of stories, courtesy of WWF:  

WWF and Mondi to sustain ecosystems through responsible business practices -WWF and Mondi Group announced on Feb. 20 that they will work together in a three-year strategic partnership that focuses on increasing environmental stewardship in the packaging and paper sectors. The work program will cover three main areas: ecosystem, manufacturing, and product stewardship

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and: Can Indonesia’s notorious deforesters turn over a new leaf? –  A year ago, the industry’s largest player, Asia Pulp and Paper (APP) announced that its fibre supplies would no longer come from pulping Indonesia’s natural forests. Just over a week ago, the second-largest player, Asia Pacific Resources International Limited (APRIL) followed suit with its own announcement of changed practices and new conservation initiatives. 

http://laurajmerrilltreetalker.com

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