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Disney revamps paper buying to protect rainforests

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Environmentalists who had pushed for the changes praised Disney's decision as a major step to protect forests, the homes of animals that have inspired popular Disney characters in movies such as "The Lion King" and "The Jungle Book."

Disney's shift "will have a particularly important impact in Indonesia, the primary place where rainforests are still being cut down for pulp and paper," Rebecca Tarbotton, executive director of the Rainforest Action Network.

Reuters
Lisa Richwine
Thursday, October 11, 2012

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