Children’s books help cause global warming

The Rainforest Action Network (RAN) has just put out a report linking 18 children's books (out of a test group of 30) to wood that was harvested from Indonesia's endangered rain forests. The 30 books are from the top ten U.S. children’s publishers, and most of the  publishers had at least one title that failed the test - including some books that describe the benefits of rainforest conservation.


P.S. Yes, I know the title is over the top. But it got your attention, didn't it?

P.P.S. This damaging report could never have been made about ebooks. For example, mine are made of 100% recycled electrons.

About Nate Hoffelder (11480 Articles)
Nate Hoffelder is the founder and editor of The Digital Reader: "I've been into reading ebooks since forever, but I only got my first ereader in July 2007. Everything quickly spiraled out of control from there. Before I started this blog in January 2010 I covered ebooks, ebook readers, and digital publishing for about 2 years as a part of MobileRead Forums. It's a great community, and being a member is a joy. But I thought I could make something out of how I covered the news for MobileRead, so I started this blog."

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