Authors around the world stand up for free speech and forests

Posted by jamie — 31 May 2017 at 3:00pm - Comments
Authors standing up to protect forests and free speech
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Authors, journalists, poets and playwrights know that every time the right words are put to paper, or typed to a screen, our planet gets a little better. Because, without the right to express ourselves freely, we cannot make that positive change.

Sending a resolute message to a forest destroyer

Posted by Richardg — 18 March 2014 at 4:03pm - Comments
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Resolute Forest Products is suing two of my colleagues for exposing its destruction of Canada's Boreal Forest. So this morning ten Greenpeace activists went to its home town to turn an iconic statue into a symbol of resistance.

Canada's largest forest destroyer gets its knuckles rapped for forest destruction

Posted by Richardg — 14 December 2013 at 11:00am - Comments
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Resolute Forest Products is the biggest logging company in Canada and the world's largest FSC-certified logger. But on Wednesday, its forest destruction finally caught up with it.

When will companies learn that suing campaigners won't silence us?

Posted by Richardg — 21 June 2013 at 11:22am - Comments
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The sun rises over the Boreal Forest, which is under threat from Resolute Forest Products

Resolute Forest Products, one of the most destructive logging companies in Canada, is suing my colleagues for $7 million. It thinks this will make them shut up about its destruction of Canada's Boreal Forest. It won't work - and I should know.

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