World Rainforest Movement

Some hints on tree plantations

Posted on Sep 30, 2011

We live in times of warming. Perhaps the climate is the most obvious expression of an economic acceleration that has warmed up its engines,...

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No to the WWF New Generation Plantations Project!

Posted on Sep 30, 2011

On this International Day Against Monoculture Tree Plantations, the Latin American Network Against Monoculture Tree Plantations (RECOMA), a...

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Indonesia: debt, plantations and resistance

Posted on Sep 30, 2011

Industrial tree plantations have often expanded through direct land expropriation and through manipulative land purchase. But there is a...

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India: Tribal women of Kaimur plant native trees to protest JICA-funded government tree plantation drive

Posted on Sep 30, 2011

Hundreds of trees of native species used by local communities – such as neem, lemon, sehjan, amla, jamun, mango, chironji and mahua –...

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Mozambique: Timber plantations expansion

Posted on Sep 30, 2011

In the South East of Africa, Mozambique glimmers like a bright jewel in the African sunlight. The coastline stretches thousands of...

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Oil palm in Benin: From small-scale production by women to large-scale corporate industry

Posted on Sep 30, 2011

Oil palm has historically played an important role in Benin and oil palm plantations, as opposed to naturally occurring palm groves, were...

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On the International Day of Struggle against Tree Plantations let’s define the forest by its true meaning

Posted on Sep 30, 2011

On September 21st several activities will be coordinated around the world to celebrate the International Day of Struggle against Tree...

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En souvenir de Ricardo Carrere…

Posted on Sep 30, 2011

Ricardo Carrere passed away in the early morning of August 16, 2011. He had been suffering from lung cancer for some time but wished to...

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September 21: A tribute to Ricardo Carrere and to all those who struggle against monoculture tree plantations and in defense of life!

Posted on Sep 30, 2011

This past August 16, as many of you know, we lost our dear friend and colleague Ricardo Carrere. While Ricardo’s passing has signified a...

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Issue 170 – September 2011

Posted on Sep 30, 2011

International Day of Struggle Against Tree Monocultures

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