the time is has come. the time is now. we must stand together and do what we can to stop deforestation. it is such a big problem. and you and i can make a difference. it only takes a few to stand up to get things changed.
why is it important? the forests of Earth, give us life. they are the richest and most unique ecosystems there are. they provide water, air, food for most living creatures. it is the cornerstone to eco balance. if we lose our forests and rainforests, we die. they are not ours to rape and pillage. they belong to all living creatures. we are not the center of the universe.
thanks to fuckya dubya and the big corporate Weyerhauser, Boise Cascade......our forests and rainforests, here and around the world are being raped and destroyed faster than ever for nothing more than corporate greed. if you take just a few moments and go to some of these web sites and do some reading....you will see just how dire it is and what you can do about it.
be a smart and educated and compassionate consumer. ask where your wood and paper products come from. do not buy wood or paper that comes from old growth forests or rainforests or endangered trees!! its up to you to put pressure on the big corporate rapists. help get the word out. tell everyone. sign the petitions. get up and help at the peaceful protests. be a volunteer. give money when possible. post bulletins. spread the word!
and if you can say yes to any of these questions, then you are prolly in the right place! hehe
Are you a "Forest Defender?" Do you smile at the term tree hugger? Would you like to save the Forest? Do you realize how important Old GRowth is?Are you wondering about how to do things better or easier and "greener"?Would you like to know more about your "green" living space? Are you interested in living a "green" life? Would you like to know about "organic" gardening/lanscaping? How to go organic? Well, if you like gardening, horticulture, botany, arboriculture, organic gardening, and being "green" and tree huggin, Forest Defending, Saving the Old Growth then stop on by and chat with us!
Rainforest Action Network
The Environment Network
World Resources Institute
David Suzuki Foundation
Earth Liberation Front
World Watch Institute
Natural Resources Defense Council
Northwest Old Growth Campaign
Portland Independent Media Center
Victoria's Dirty Secret
Stop Office Depot
Buy Good Wood
people and Planet
Awesome Links from Earth First!
Many cool links to Northwest groups
Forest Conservation Portal
The Alaska Rainforest Campaign
Sea Shepherd Conservation Society
The Nature Conservancy
Boreal Forest Network
All Organic Links
Heritage Forests Campaign
Suppliers of Organic Seeds
Eco Business Links
The Environmental Investigation Agency
Resources for more information:
Clearcut: The Tragedy of Industrial Forestry
by Bill Devall (Editor)
Breeden, Stanley. Visions of a Rainforest: A Year in Australia?s Tropical Rainforest. Ten Speed Press, 1993.
Brown, Lester R. State of the World: A Worldwatch Institute Report on Progress Toward a Sustainable Society. W. W. Norton & Company, published yearly.
Caufield, Catherine. In the Rainforest. University of Chicago Press, 1984.
Forsyth, Adrian and Ken Miyata. Tropical Nature: Life and Death in the Rain Forests of Central and South America. MacMillan Publishing Co., 1987.
Hawken, Paul. The Ecology of Commerce: A Declaration of Sustainability. HarperBusiness, 1993.
Korten, David C. When Corporations Rule the World. Berrett-Koehler Publishers, 1996.
Rifkin, Jeremy. Beyond Beef: The Rise and Fall of Cattle Culture. Dutton/Penguin, 1992.
Strangely Like War
The Global Assault on Forests
Derrick Jensen and George Draffan
Publisher: Chelsea Green Publishing