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Republished: When human rights and environmental rights collide: mine clearance and deforestation in Cambodia
This week on a timely Watershed Moment, we sit down with Ben Cushing, Grand Rapids lead organizer for the Forest Heroes campaign. The campaign emerged after Battle Creek-based Kellogg’s partnered with notorious deforester Wilmar International, who controls a large portion of the world’s palm oil market. 204 more words
Maybe it’s not what most people do, but then again, I never claimed I’m like most people.
It happened in the rainforest of Sri Lanka. I was there to conduct field research for my thesis a couple of years ago when, suddenly, my local guide kind of attacked a bush with one hand and then carefully pulled what seemed like a green string out of there. 143 more words