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SPRING 2007

Web Exclusive — Rubber

Boy on Rubber Plantation
In 2005, this 12-year-old tapped rubber trees on the Firestone plantation for $10 a month. Tappers walk to collection sites as far as an hour away carrying loads that can reach 150 lbs. Photo credit: UNMIL


Photo Gallery:
View photographer Michael Zumstein's
powerful photographs of the Firestone plantation in
Liberia.

Report: Human Rights in Liberia's Rubber Plantations:
Tapping into the Future (PDF),
by United Nations Mission
in Liberia, May 2006.

Campaign: The Stop Firestone Campaign.




 

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