Leopold Broers (b. 1975) has been writing articles for MO* since 2006 and Knack (Flemish magazines). His interest is mainly on environmental conflicts, human rights and social movements in South America.  

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Leo Broers

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Sustainable on paper: the eucalyptus plantations of Bahia, Brazil

  • Ecology
  • International

NGOs, city administrations and publishers worldwide switch to FSC-certified paper. Ordinary consumers can buy copy and printing paper as well as paper towels and even wallpaper bearing the tree logo. But is the paper's green image justified? An-Katrien Lecluyse and Leo Broers investigated the case in the eucalyptus plantations of the Brazilian state Bahia.