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.
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