World Rainforest Movement

The clash of two worlds in the Peruvian Amazon

Posted on Jun 29, 2009

The Peruvian government chose the symbolic date of World Environment Day to launch a bloody attack on the peoples of the Amazon. The reason...

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Mekong Citizens to Hand 15,000 Signature “Save the Mekong” Petition to Thai PM

Posted on Jun 29, 2009

PRESS RELEASE. In a bold outpouring of public concern for Southeast Asia’s Mekong River, more than 15,000 people from within the...

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Guatemala: sugarcane’s bitter consequences

Posted on Jun 29, 2009

In our country, one of the crops that has caused the most negative impacts from its start to the present day is sugarcane. The sugarcane...

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Nigeria: The long arm of justice is finally catching up on Shell

Posted on Jun 29, 2009

On June 9 Environmental Rights Action/Friends of the Earth, Nigeria (ERA/FoEN) has released a press statement describing the outcome of the...

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Peru: The silent genocide of the last uncontacted indigenous groups

Posted on Jun 29, 2009

The Peruvian government is not only responsible for the open repression of Amazonian peoples which it is currently carrying out, but also...

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India: Jatropha plantations destroy the livelihoods of poor local communities

Posted on Jun 29, 2009

The plans for the establishment of jatropha plantations aimed at the production of biodiesel are based on the alleged availability of...

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Uganda: BIDCO Oil palm plantation expansion will further put at risk local communities livelihoods

Posted on Jun 29, 2009

BIDCO, the largest and fastest growing manufacturer of vegetable oils, fats, margarine, soaps and protein concentrates in East and Central...

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Uruguay: The Ence, Arauco and Stora Enso’s eucalyptus and pulp fairytales

Posted on Jun 29, 2009

Monoculture tree plantations continue to advance over the Uruguayan grasslands and now occupy almost one million hectares of land that was...

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Arborgen Seeks to Legalize GE Eucalyptus Trees in U.S. -Brazil is Not Far Behind

Posted on Jun 29, 2009

“Eucalyptus is the perfect neoliberal tree. It grows quickly, turns a quick profit in the global market and destroys the...

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The gaping chasm between climate science and climate negotiations

Posted on Jun 29, 2009

The distance between climate science and climate negotiations was dramatically illustrated at the UN climate meeting in Bonn earlier this...

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GenderCC urges to really stop deforestation, not promote carbon offsetting

Posted on Jun 29, 2009

The June 2009 Climate Talks in Bonn served as the scenario where the new push to include forest preservation within climate change...

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Issue 143 – June 2009

Posted on Jun 29, 2009

General Bulletin

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