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Major companies urge Canadian government to protect boreal forests and caribou

Seventeen major companies — the likes of Gap, Hallmark, Clif Bar & Company and H&M — that use paper and pulp products, have signed a letter urging the Canadian government to legally protect threatened areas and species of the boreal forests.

In a letter dated June 22, the companies expressed concern that the lack of enforceable protections for boreal woodland caribou risks undermining Canada as a "responsible option" for their sourcing, citing the degradation of habitat that contributes to global climate instability and goes against the wishes of Indigenous peoples.

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Source: The Star Vancouver

 
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