Rainforest Crunch

To Supply Newsprint for America’s Newspapers, One of Canada’s Largest Stands of Ancient Trees Is Being Decimated

“All the news that’s fine to print on Canada’s ancient rainforest,” read one of a cluster of placards hoisted by a small group of demonstrators huddled in front of the New York Times building in Manhattan one frigid day last winter. Beside them was a palette loaded with copies of the Times, festively strewn with Yuletide decorations.