U.S. toilet paper production is wiping out Canada's boreal forest, report claims

In this undated photo provided by the International Boreal Conservation Campaign, the forest is seen after being clear-cut in the southern regions of Quebec's boreal Forest. (Matt Medler/International Boreal Conservation Campaign via Associated Press)

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An environmental group says toilet paper companies are fuelling deforestation. The forest industry disagrees.

The toilet paper crisis of 2020 will probably be remembered as a strange and humorous aside to the COVID-19 pandemic.

But a new report from the U.S.-based Natural Resources Defence Council says there's a different but more worrisome toilet paper crisis now looming in Canada, and it's driving global climate change.


Source: CBC News


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