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Really, IKEA?

May 30, 2012

We have mentioned on more than one occasion when an otherwise admired company does something worthy of outrage.  Our site is not dedicated to outrage, but when it is called for, we encourage it.  Click the banner above to go to the story in The Guardian; following the quote below, click the image after the jump to go to the original, incriminating evidence about the ecological crime Ikea is accused of committing through one of its subsidiaries:

Protect the Forest, Sweden, a nature conservation organisation, has documented that Ikea, through Swedwood, clear-cut areas of old-growth forest containing 200-600 year-old trees in the northwest of Karelia, near the Finnish border, a process that is having deep ramifications on the invaluable forest ecosystems.

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