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Between 70 and 100 percent of trees used to make newsprint, which is what newspaper is printed on, are cut from virgin forests.
September 15, 2005 | Minnesota Daily | Published News | Frank Erickson

Most of us do not wonder or concern ourselves with where the newsprint comes from to make our newspapers. Understandably, it?s not something we think about as we accept and love newspapers as part of our culture.

All of this changed for me about five years ago. After reading numerous Star Tribune editorials about saving forests and stopping global warming ? I thought it odd that a major newspaper that needs a lot of fresh forest every day to make their paper would write an editorial about saving forests...

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