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We like to keep busy here at Stand.earth.

From calling on Levi's and Carnival Corporation to stop using fossil fuels to power their factories and ships, to pushing Starbucks and Charmin to incorporate recycled paper into their coffee cups and toilet paper, to fighting the expansion of fossil fuel infrastructure while championing a clean energy future across California, Washington, and British Columbia — we're always up to something. Read our latest blogs and opinion pieces here:

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14 May 2019
By Tegan Hansen, Forest Campaigner, Stand.earth Forests in Canada are being flushed down the toilet. For too long, powerful players in the pulp and paper industry have relied on trees from ancient forests to create throwaway products like toilet paper. But at this year’s international pulp conference, environmental advocates made sure the protection of the Canadian boreal forest was on the agenda.
06 May 2019
Our rather banal roll of Charmin toilet paper is hiding a dark secret of forest destruction. It’s a secret that connects the last stretches of boreal forest and its unique web of life to the survival of the remaining herds of woodland caribou. 
03 May 2019
Attention Pulp Industry: Pulp and paper for publishing, tissue, copy paper, packaging and other sectors are major drivers of Canadian and global primary forest loss, and are crippling international efforts to fight climate change. Pulp producers and buyers must take the following actions to avoid negatively impacting forests, the people who call them home, and the climate, as well as to mitigate the resulting brand risk:
Connecting respiratory health with the shipping industry and toxic fuel.
25 Apr 2019
Exempted from the Paris Agreement, the shipping industry is one of the fastest growing sources of climate pollution on the planet. Current projections indicate that the shipping sector will reach 17% of total global greenhouse gas totals by 2050 if it remains unregulated and fails to address this issue voluntarily. Today the sector is responsible for approximately 3% of global emissions, which are compounded by its use of heavy fuel oil-fuel and the resulting production of super-pollutants like black carbon.  

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