World Rainforest Movement

Forests again high on the agenda – really forests?

Posted on Oct 30, 2009

Forests again high on the agenda – really forests? As a result of the growing concern about climate change, forests appear to be once...

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Social resistance against the World Forestry Congress

Posted on Oct 30, 2009

The Thirteenth World Forestry Congress (WFC) took place in Buenos Aires, Argentina from 18 to 23 October. The history of these congresses...

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Argentine forestry sector in the spotlight at the World Forestry Congress

Posted on Oct 30, 2009

The World Forestry Congress taking place in Buenos Aires is viewed as an excellent business opportunity by the Argentine forestry...

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Mounting pressure against eucalyptus in Kenya, described as the “water guzzler”

Posted on Oct 30, 2009

Something extremely interesting is currently happening in Kenya. On the one hand, the country’s Environment Minister, John Michuki, has...

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Testimonies of tree plantations and depletion of water resources

Posted on Oct 30, 2009

In every case where large scale fast-growth tree monocultures are established water resources either diminish substantially or disappear...

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Posco: Destroying forests in India and establishing carbon sink plantations in Uruguay

Posted on Oct 30, 2009

Uruguay and the Republic of Korea have recently signed an Agreement for Investment Promotion and Protection which, according to Uruguayan...

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Northern paper over-consumption promoting green deserts in the South

Posted on Oct 30, 2009

World demand for paper and paperboard is expected to grow by 2% to 3% annually in the long term, with significant growth potential for Asia...

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Issue 147 – October 2009

Posted on Oct 30, 2009

World Forestry Congress

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