Hello, I don’t think we’ve met yet. I’m Elise Nabors and I work on the Greenpeace Grassroots team with Frontliners across the country. What’s a Frontliner?…we’re the folks you see on busy street corners in cities across the US takin’ names, signin’ up members and helpin’ Greenpeace win campaigns. We are hard core activists on a mission, rabble-rousers for a green and peaceful future.
Right now, we’ve got our focus on Burger King and their ties to rainforest destruction. I don’t have to tell you about all the nasty things Sinar Mas is doing to rainforest in Indonesia and how Burger King and other fast food companies are tied to that… that’s why we have people like Senior Forest Campaigner Rolf Skar on staff. Check out his most recent post about it called, Sinar Mas Shown Destroying Tiger Habitat, Greenwashing Practices.
But what I can tell you is activists do not like what’s going on, and they’re doing something about it! Check out this CNN iReport from last week- highlighting a protest in Denver, Colorado, here.
It even looks like there’s some interweb activism going on for this campaign. Below is a screenshot from Burger King’s Facebook page earlier today:
Looks like someone is disappointed in the king….
Do you want to get involved? Change your Facebook profile photo, visit BK’s fan page and tell em you want it your way….without rainforest destruction. Here's BK's FB Page link.
Here's a photo to use as your FB profile pic...
Stay tuned, guaranteed there’s more to come.
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