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Saturday, 11 November 2017

GreenPeace: Greenpeace activists block Swedish pulp mill wiping critical forests off the face of the earth

Greenpeace activists block Swedish pulp mill wiping critical forests off the face of the earth
Timrå, 16 October 2017 – Greenpeace Nordic activists have blocked the entrances to a major Swedish pulp mill that supplies Essity, the world's second-largest tissue producer. Forty activists from seven countries placed a shipping container at the entrance road to the mill, where trucks deliver timber. Train tracks leading to the mill have also been blocked, as well as the road used for transporting pulp out from the mill. Activists have hung a 15 x 20 metres banner on the mill with a message to Essity: 'Stop wiping away forests'. Today's activities are taking place in locations where there is no inconvenience to public traffic. The SCA Östrand pulp mill in Timrå sources its wood from...
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