Conservative lawmakers, facing a backlash after the Canadian government approved Enbridge Inc.’s Northern Gateway pipeline, say the tough conditions placed on the project will make it palatable to voters.
<p>A boy trudges back to his village with harvest from his family's plot. His father trails behind, along a muddy road deeply rutted by logging trucks near Nguti. Logging trucks dig up the roads that local people have used for generations, making it difficult just to walk along them, let alone navigate them with a vehicle.<br><br>The small cacao farms that now lie between the reserves use the rain forest to shade their crop. Rather than clearing away trees, local farmers aim to preserve the forest canopy.<br></p> Source: Photograph by James Whitlow Delano for Bloomberg.com
Kellogg Co. has agreed to buy palm oil only from suppliers who can prove they don’t damage rain forests, the strongest move yet by a public food manufacturer to stop the practice, according an environmental group that pressured the maker of Corn Flakes and Rice Krispies.