World Rainforest Movement

Dutch pension fund denounced for investing in monoculture tree plantations in Mozambique

Posted on Dec 30, 2011

On December 3, 2011, a front page article in the Dutch newspaper Volkskrant, denounced that the Dutch pension fund, ABP, one of the biggest...

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Disaster foretold for the extreme south, south and southwest of the state of Bahia

Posted on Dec 30, 2011

Governor Jacques Wagner and Environment Secretary Eugênio Spengler are preparing to give the people of the extreme south, south and...

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Call for the mobilization and coordination of struggles towards Río+20 and beyond

Posted on Dec 30, 2011

From June 18 to 23, 2012, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil will host the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development (Rio+20), commemorating...

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The World March of Women: strengthening the struggle

Posted on Dec 30, 2011

For WRM the women’s struggle is a struggle for freedom and social justice. It is essentially a demand for changes in the social...

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Call for the creation of an international alliance against land grabbing

Posted on Dec 30, 2011

Land grabbing is a global phenomenon that has grown even more widespread as a result of the food, climate and financial crises created by...

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From Durban: Call for a Moratorium on REDD+

Posted on Dec 30, 2011

Real action to face climate change has once again been blocked by the world’s polluters. The 17th Conference of the Parties of the...

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Mega-projects and the criminalization of struggles to defend people’s rights in India and Honduras

Posted on Dec 30, 2011

Since December is the month in which International Human Rights Day is commemorated, we feel it is urgent to highlight the cases of two...

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Human rights crisis in palm oil estates in Indonesia

Posted on Dec 30, 2011

A new report published in November 2011, exposes how local police in the Province of Jambi on the Indonesian island of Sumatra, working...

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Climate, human rights and forests in Thailand

Posted on Dec 30, 2011

In Thailand, indigenous communities have been and continue to be threatened to be expelled from their traditional territories as a result...

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At the end of the International Year of Forests, is there anything to celebrate?

Posted on Dec 30, 2011

The United Nations (UN) declared this year, 2011, the International Year of Forests. Now that 2011 is coming to an end, it would be...

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Issue 173– December 2011

Posted on Dec 30, 2011

Human Rights

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