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  • REDD: A Collection of Conflicts, Contradictions and Lies

    Posted on December 3, 2014

    REDD: A Collection of Conflicts, Contradictions and Lies presents summaries of reports from 24 REDD projects or programmes with a common characteristic: they all show a number of structural characteristics that undermine forest...

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  • Women, Communities and Plantations in Ecuador

    Posted on October 22, 2008

    By Ivonne Ramos and Nathalia Bonilla Testimonials on a socially and environmentally destructive forestry model Joint Research of Acción Ecológica and WRM Women, Communities and Plantations in...

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  • Monoculture tree plantations in Ecuador

    Posted on August 25, 2006

    By Patricia Granda Through various government programmes and initiatives, with the support of international cooperation agencies, monoculture tree plantations have been established in Ecuador’s three mainland regions. Through three case...

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  • Carbon Sink Plantations in the Ecuadorian Andes

    Posted on May 2, 2005

    Impacts of the Dutch FACE-PROFAFOR monoculture tree plantations’ project on indigenous and peasant communities By Patricia Granda. Joint Research of Acción Ecológica and WRM Carbon Sink Plantations in the Ecuadorian...

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  • AlteRAtive Energies: When the only “alternative” is integral change

    Posted on December 20, 2014

    In communities on the border between Ecuador and Colombia that live under the influence of armed conflict, monoculture fruit tree plantations soaked pesticides, and/or oil drilling – and therefore, in the midst of contamination – the...

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  • Ecuador: en defensa del manglar
    Ecuador: en defensa del manglar

    Posted on July 29, 2010

    Corría el año 1998 cuando los Pueblos Ancestrales del Ecosistema Manglar del Ecuador decidieron unir sus esfuerzos en una gran campaña denominada “¿Y si se Acaba el Manglar?” en la isla de Muisne, ubicada en la provincia de...

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