World Rainforest Movement

FSC and Veracel Celulose: Certification that is neither reliable nor independent

Posted on Feb 28, 2011

In 2007, FSC certifying body SGS began the certification process for Veracel Celulose in Bahia, Brazil, in accordance with the FSC’s...

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Certification is definitely not the right path to follow

Posted on Feb 28, 2011

For many years now, WRM has stressed that it is unacceptable to certify large-scale industrial monoculture tree plantations. The main...

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Brazil: The case of Plantar – the FSC at the service of the sale of carbon credits

Posted on Feb 28, 2011

Companies that promote large-scale monoculture tree plantations do not seek the FSC label solely to increase the value of their final...

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Chile: Monoculture tree plantations on Mapuche territory, certified by the FSC?

Posted on Feb 28, 2011

Since 1974, industrial monoculture tree plantations have spread throughout Chile, and are particularly concentrated in the regions of...

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South Africa: The killing of Baboon in FSC-certified timber plantations

Posted on Feb 28, 2011

GeaSphere is an environmental pressure group working towards a more sustainable model of living based on lower impact agriculture practices...

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The world is watching as the Indonesia-Norway REDD deal stalls

Posted on Feb 28, 2011

Indonesia is a crucial country for REDD. It has one of the fastest rates of deforestation in the world. And, as a direct result of this...

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India: POSCO project approved but the struggle continues

Posted on Feb 28, 2011

On January 31, 2011, the Indian movement POSCO Pratirodh Sangram Samiti (POSCO Resistance Struggle Movement) issued a press release to...

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APP and Cartiere Pigna try to intimidate social denounces in Italy of deforestation in Indonesia

Posted on Feb 28, 2011

Asia Pulp & Paper (APP) is a giant pulp and paper company with a notorious eco-criminal record. It is responsible of deforesting...

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Let’s say it in every language

Posted on Feb 28, 2011

In our first bulletin of the year, in light of the fact that 2011 has been declared the International Year of Forests, we shared with you...

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Issue 163 – February 2011

Posted on Feb 28, 2011

FSC continues certifying the uncertifiable

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