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Disney to plant 2.7 million trees for `Earth'
AP via Yahoonews ^ | 04-29-09 | AP

Posted on 04/29/2009 10:58:45 AM PDT by theruleshavechanged

LOS ANGELES – Walt Disney Studios is turning box-office cash from its nature documentary "Earth" into seed money to plant trees in the rain forest.

Disney had announced it would plant one tree in Brazil's endangered Atlantic rain forest for every viewer who saw the movie during its first week. According to Disney, the box-office tally hit $16.1 million, which translates to 2.7 million trees.

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TOPICS: Culture/Society; Miscellaneous; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: disney; earth; green; trees
Laaaaaame. . . . . but that gets me thinking how cool would it be if Michael Bay promised to buy a GM for everybody who saw Transformers 2?
1 posted on 04/29/2009 10:58:46 AM PDT by theruleshavechanged
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To: theruleshavechanged

cool, more woods to cut down later ;)


2 posted on 04/29/2009 11:02:48 AM PDT by bankcritic (Never spend your money before you have it. - Thomas Jefferson)
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To: theruleshavechanged

Hey, at least it’s their own money. More power to ‘em.


3 posted on 04/29/2009 11:04:09 AM PDT by FoxInSocks (B. Hussein Obama: Central Planning Czar)
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Hey, at least it’s their own money. More power to ‘em.

My thought exactly. It is their money, let them do with it what they will. I won't complain about more trees.

4 posted on 04/29/2009 11:07:46 AM PDT by chargers fan (Duty Honor Country, three words to live by)
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To: theruleshavechanged

Big woop. 9.684 square miles of trees. (100 sq ft per tree)


5 posted on 04/29/2009 11:09:14 AM PDT by xcamel (The urge to save humanity is always a false front for the urge to rule it. - H. L. Mencken)
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