Posts Tagged with "Gunns Limited"

RAN: Big In Japan

Wednesday, October 26, 2011

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RAN: Big In Japan

This October marks the sixth anniversary of the opening of Rainforest Action Network’s Japan office, spearheaded by our Tokyo-based, activist-ambassador Toyo Kawakami. Toyo began working for RAN in 2005, campaigning to convince large Japanese paper companies and retailers to stop buying wood chips linked to the destruction of Tasmania’s old growth forests sold by Australian [...]

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A Victory for Tasmania’s Forests

Friday, September 24, 2010

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After years of clearcutting Tasmania’s ancient forests, Australian timber giant Gunns Limited broke ranks with Tasmania’s forest industry and stated that it will pull out of native forest logging altogether. On September 9th, at the Forest Industry Development Conference at Melbourne, Gunns announced that it will shift to a plantation-based business. Mr. L’Estrange, the new [...]

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