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 Has anyone ever figured out how many pandas starve to death so that people can have bamboo flooring?

The answer is, "No". But yours is a valid concern. (post #215472, reply #1 of 8)

  https://www.ambientbp.com/blog/are-pandas-affected-by-bamboo-flooring

Keep in mind that bamboo is harvested in several world-wide locations. Even in my country of birth, Paraguay, it was grown and harvested. 

Mel Fros froscarpentry.com

Paraguay?? (post #215472, reply #2 of 8)

I saw forests of giant bamboo last time i was in Puerto Rico, but now thanks to Maria, the Puerto Rican pandas are without food. Maybe we should rip up our flooring and send it to them. What kind of  pandas live in Paraguay?

Are Homo Sapiens sapient? (post #215472, reply #6 of 8)

You guys are missing the point the original writer is concerned about. He appears to be an animal lover, as I am. Just because H.sapiens is at the top of the food list does not give us the right to use resources indiscriminately. Thanks for listening.

Mel Fros froscarpentry.com

Exactly! How many pandas are (post #215472, reply #3 of 8)

Exactly! How many pandas are left in Paraguay?

Florida Licensed Building Contractor, 50 years experience in commercial remodeling, new homes, home remodeling and repairs and all types building maintenance.

Burger King serves (post #215472, reply #4 of 8)

Burger King serves burgers

Taco Bell Serves Tacos

Pizaa Hut Serves Pizza

 

I'm guessing the real threat to pandas is

Panda Express

So the Orange Chicken might (post #215472, reply #5 of 8)

So the Orange Chicken might be.....?

Florida Licensed Building Contractor, 50 years experience in commercial remodeling, new homes, home remodeling and repairs and all types building maintenance.

Trash? (post #215472, reply #7 of 8)

If we end up with 100% recycling what will trash pandas eat?

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Maybe they'll starve to death (post #215472, reply #8 of 8)

Maybe they'll starve to death and quit carping on my deck.


Of all the preposterous assumptions of humanity over humanity, nothing exceeds most of the criticisms made on the habits of the poor by the well-housed, well-warmed, and well-fed.  --Herman Melville