World Rainforest Movement




Local Struggles against Plantations

The expansion of large-scale tree monoculture plantations give rise to intense conflicts with local communities because of the broad range of negative impacts these plantations have on local communities. One of the main reasons for communities to struggle against plantations is the loss of the territory on which they depend, often including forest areas, but also savannah and natural grassland areas.

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  • Oil Palm in Africa. Voices from the communities

    Posted on September 13, 2013

    Industrial oil palm plantations are rapidly expanding, not only in Liberia. In many African countries expansion projects are happening and plans are announced. Everywhere they go, the companies promise jobs and development. Produced by the...

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  • Bajo Aguán, Cry for the Land

    Posted on January 11, 2013

    Lower Aguan river valley, the clamor for land from ALBASUD on Vimeo. Produced by Alba Sud and Rel-UITA, with the collaboration of the World Rainforest Movement (WRM), FIAN International and the Coordinating Committee of Popular...

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  • Women and Climate Change

    Posted on December 29, 2010

    Produced by Gender CC, Women for Climate Justice , with the support of the WRM International Secretariat Directed by Flavio Pazos Voice: Lori Nordstrom Based on the work of: Ana Filippini – WRM Andrea Guzmán – CENPROTAC,...

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  • Ninguem come eucalipto. Em Moçambique também não

    Posted on January 11, 2010

    Only available in Portuguese Produzido pelo Movimento Mundial pelas Florestas Tropicais Realizado por Flavio Pazos Voz: Manuela Capurro Música: Ohawha, de Zena Bacar Com base em uma viagem de intercâmbio a Moçambique de dois...

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  • Defend Life!

    Posted on September 11, 2009

    Animation about the differences to local people between a forest and a tree plantation. Produced by the World Rainforest Movement Created by Flavio Pazos If you have troubles wathing the video, try using Chrome You can download the...

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  • Women raise their voices against tree plantations. Testimonies from Brazil, Nigeria and Papua New Guinea

    Posted on March 11, 2009

    By the World Rainforest Movement and Forest and Biodiversity Program of Friends of the Earth International Screenplay: Flavio Pazos Script: WRM International Secretariat Team Voices: Cecilia Carrère, Ana Filippini, Raquel Nuñez, Teresa...

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