World Rainforest Movement

Following in the Footprints of Cochabamba

Posted on Aug 20, 2013

Several weeks have passed since the World Peoples’ Conference on Climate Change and the Rights of Mother Earth, convened by Bolivian...

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Brazil: The double role of Norway in conserving and destroying the Amazon

Posted on Aug 20, 2013

Norway is a major donor of the Amazon Fund, the Brazilian Development Bank’s fund that receives donations from governments, multilateral...

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Community rights should be at the centre of resource use in Africa

Posted on May 30, 2010

Africa is fast becoming the Promised Land for emerging powers –as in the cases of Brazil, China and India- trying to outcompete the old...

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A unified people’s agenda to combat climate change

Posted on May 30, 2010

By convening the World People’s Conference on Climate Change and the Rights of Mother Earth, the plurinational government of Bolivia set...

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Women and climate change in Cochabamba

Posted on May 30, 2010

An analysis of Peoples’ Agreement (1) that emerged from the World People’s Conference on Climate Change and the Rights of Mother Earth,...

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Eduardo Galeano, present at Cochabamba

Posted on May 30, 2010

Letter from Uruguayan writer Eduardo Galeano, read at the opening ceremony of the World People’s Conference on Climate Change and the...

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Guatemala: Don’t sell forests, water and the future for oil!

Posted on May 30, 2010

Guatemala is facing the possibility of an extension of contract 2-85 that is threatening to expand and increase the oil frontier in one of...

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Kenya: The Forest Service to the rescue of eucalyptus

Posted on May 30, 2010

Concerns have been raised in Kenya about the high water consumption of eucalyptus trees, which in 2009 led the country’s Environment...

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The Pulp Invasion continues: Companies linked to Asia Pulp and Paper setting up in Vietnam

Posted on May 30, 2010

Asia Pulp and Paper (APP) is one of the most controversial and destructive paper companies on the planet. The company has cleared vast...

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Mozambique: Video and Publication on the expansion of tree plantations

Posted on May 30, 2010

The government of Mozambique is in the process of expanding large-scale monocultures of alien, fast-growing tree species, mainly...

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World Bank: No more funding for oil palm plantations!

Posted on May 30, 2010

In August 2009, the International Finance Corporation (IFC), and shortly thereafter the wider World Bank Group (WBG) of which it is part...

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Issue 154 – May 2010

Posted on May 30, 2010

World People’s Conference: Climate Change and Rights of Mother Earth

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