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Protect the Boreal: ForestEthics poll


July 3, 2007
By Pulp & Paper Canada

A poll commissioned by ForestEthics found that nine in ten Ontarians are in favour of protecting more of Ontarios …

A poll commissioned by ForestEthics found that nine in ten Ontarians are in favour of protecting more of Ontarios Boreal forest as a shield against global warming.

A total of 67% of respondents strongly agreed that the Ontario government should do more to protect the Boreal, while another 23% somewhat agreed, with women over the age of 55 as being the most in favour.

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These findings reinforce that Ontarians want the Boreal forest protected as part of the response to global warming, said Tzeporah Berman, strategic director at ForestEthics. Unfortunately, only 10% of Ontarios Boreal is under protection and not a single acre has been protected in the last four years.


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