After a century of growth, U.S. the paper industry is suffering as a result of the digital revolution. In the last decade China has overtaken the U.S. as the world’s biggest papermaker.
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
For generations, Wisconsin paper mills thrived on a tight local loop--from forest to mill to printer and often back to the mill to be recycled. Learn what happens when the loop goes global.
Despite what may seem like divergent interests between the paper industry and environmental groups, the environmental and economic benefits of trees intersect.
Paper is analog, offline and as old as civilization. But as the paper industry globalized, it heightened US-China frictions, infuriated environmentalists and cast US competitiveness in a new light.
After it shut down in 2006, logger Butch Johnson bought the paper mill in Park Falls and reopened it as Flambeau River Papers, saving the jobs of about 300 employees.
Technological innovations and competition from China have devastated Wisconsin's paper industry.
American service members who die at the large American military hospital in Germany often donate their organs before their bodies are returned to their home soil.
Who receives the organs donated by U.S. service members who die in Germany?
Pvt. Steven Drees was injured in Afghanistan and evacuated to Landstuhl Regional Medical Center in Germany. Most of the organs donated by U.S. soldiers at that hospital go to those who need them the most: Germans.