World Rainforest Movement

Commemorating the “International Mangrove Day”

Posted on Jul 30, 2011

Mangroves are a unique ecosystem hosting incredible biodiversity: migratory birds, marine creatures and reptiles in addition to associated...

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Mangroves hijacked by the carbon market

Posted on Jul 30, 2011

The capacity of mangroves to store carbon has come to the fore. University scientists have teamed up with forestry researchers to examine...

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Mangrove destruction by oil in Niger Delta

Posted on Jul 30, 2011

Mangrove is a thriving and fragile ecosystem that depends on other nearby ecosystems – the river and salt marshes. In turn, the health of...

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India: Freedom after a century of struggle

Posted on Jul 30, 2011

The tribal villages of Surma and Golbojhi celebrated their liberation on the occasion of International Labour Day on May 1. The freedom...

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Women network committed to a true Green Economy

Posted on Jul 30, 2011

Women of South Asia working in several areas including health, nutrition, livelihood, environment,  gathered in Dhaka, Bangladesh on July...

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Brazil: Mato Grosso do Sul – The new eucalyptus frontier

Posted on Jul 30, 2011

The region of Brazil, and perhaps the world, where monoculture eucalyptus plantations and pulp production are expanding most rapidly is in...

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Transgenic trees: The industry race is on

Posted on Jul 30, 2011

The forestry industry’s endless pursuit of bigger profits has led to the growing homogenization of trees cultivated for timber, pulp and...

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Be alert! Don’t allow tree plantations to be called forests

Posted on Jul 30, 2011

Wikipedia – the free encyclopedia built collaboratively – is an increasing reference even for academic use. We can have a voice there...

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For the real protection of mangroves

Posted on Jul 30, 2011

Mangroves around the world are suffering from alarming levels of destruction, often as a result of industrial shrimp farming, but also due...

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Issue 168 – July 2011

Posted on Jul 30, 2011

International Mangrove Day

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