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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 2, 1996
Members of the Rainforest Action Network, a nonprofit environmental group, scaled 50-foot palm trees and climbed onto the Bank of California building in Beverly Hills on Wednesday to protest the destruction of the world's dwindling rain forests. Two people sat in the trees for more than seven hours while a third was suspended on a rope strung between a tree and a parking structure. The demonstrators hung a banner urging people not to do business with the bank.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 2, 1996
Members of the Rainforest Action Network, a nonprofit environmental group, scaled 50-foot palm trees and climbed onto the Bank of California building in Beverly Hills on Wednesday to protest the destruction of the world's dwindling rain forests. Two people sat in the trees for more than seven hours while a third was suspended on a rope strung between a tree and a parking structure. The demonstrators hung a banner urging people not to do business with the bank.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 5, 1995 | JULIE TAMAKI, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Three protesters suspended themselves from a Texaco building early Thursday after scaling the sleek 35-story high-rise with special climbing devices and unfurling a huge banner accusing the oil giant of destroying Ecuadorean rain forests. Roughly two dozen members of the Rainforest Action Network picketed outside the Texaco building at Universal City Plaza to urge consumers to boycott the company's products until it restores areas affected by oil drilling in the South American country.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 5, 1995 | JULIE TAMAKI, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Three protesters suspended themselves from a Texaco building early Thursday after scaling the sleek 35-story high-rise with special climbing devices and unfurling a huge banner accusing the oil giant of destroying Ecuadorean rain forests. Roughly two dozen members of the Rainforest Action Network picketed outside the Texaco building at Universal City Plaza to urge consumers to boycott the company's products until it restores areas affected by oil drilling in the South American country.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 16, 1994
Police on Saturday arrested two environmental activists who scaled a Los Angeles Convention Center tower to hang a banner accusing an auto company of destroying the rain forest. The Rainforest Action Network staged the protest as the Greater Los Angeles Auto Show was taking place inside the convention center. Three other members of the environmental group were cited for trespassing, police said.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 5, 1995
Three protesters scaled the 35-story Texaco building early Thursday and unfurled a huge banner accusing the oil giant of destroying Ecuadorean rain forests. Roughly two-dozen members of the Rainforest Action Network picketed outside the building at Universal City Plaza to urge consumers to boycott the company's products until it restores areas devastated by oil drilling in the South American country. "We're trying to get the word out to U.S.
NEWS
May 24, 1990
According to the National Academy of Sciences, the world's equatorial rain forests at one time covered 14% of the Earth's surface. These forests have been reduced by more than half. Most of that destruction has taken place in the past 40 years, and the rate of destruction is accelerating. If deforestation continues at its current pace, the experts say, rain forests will cease to exist by 2050. On Tuesday night, you can play a part in the preservation of this life-sustaining ecosystem.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 5, 1995
Three protesters scaled the 35-story Texaco building early Thursday and unfurled a huge banner accusing the oil giant of destroying Ecuadorean rain forests. Roughly two-dozen members of the Rainforest Action Network picketed outside the building at Universal City Plaza to urge consumers to boycott the company's products until it restores areas devastated by oil drilling in the South American country. "We're trying to get the word out to U.S.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 16, 1994
Police on Saturday arrested two environmental activists who scaled a Los Angeles Convention Center tower to hang a banner accusing an auto company of destroying the rain forest. The Rainforest Action Network staged the protest as the Greater Los Angeles Auto Show was taking place inside the convention center. Three other members of the environmental group were cited for trespassing, police said.
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