World Rainforest Movement

International Day of Peasant Struggle

Posted on Apr 30, 2012

La Via Campesina is gathering information on actions organized around the world against land grabbing and in support of agrarian reform,...

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Impacts of oil prospecting and exploration in Virunga National Park

Posted on Apr 30, 2012

Numerous social organizations from the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) met together with local and traditional authorities in the...

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Petition to support Chinese lawyer imprisoned because of defending communities affected by Stora Enso´s eucalyptus plantations in China

Posted on Apr 30, 2012

Chinese lawyer Yang Zaixin has been imprisoned in Beihai, Southern China since June 2011. We urge you to support a petition that demands...

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Support the statement against the corporate capture of Rio+20

Posted on Apr 30, 2012

A number of international civil society organizations and social movements have joined together to issue a statement against what they call...

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Earth grabbing: The ongoing concentration and privatisation of land, water, air

Posted on Apr 30, 2012

There is a great deal of talk about the crises facing the planet: the climate crisis, energy crisis, food crisis, financial crisis, loss of...

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Destructive Investments in Laos and Cambodia

Posted on Apr 30, 2012

What kind of development is this? If the government cares about development, they should take the people along so that we can own the...

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A Timorese Forest Struggle

Posted on Apr 30, 2012

How far would you go to protect your forest? Villagers from Pollo community in South Central Timor regency in Indonesia have set a...

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Mozambique: Monoculture tree plantation projects foster land grabbing, threaten food security

Posted on Apr 30, 2012

The interest of foreign investors in natural resources, and especially land, has grown significantly in recent years throughout Africa, and...

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Land grabbing and its consequences: The case of Brazil

Posted on Apr 30, 2012

Throughout history, rural areas have been occupied two different ways in Brazil. One of them is the colonial, capitalist and...

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Land grabbing: Towards the unification of struggles

Posted on Apr 30, 2012

On April 17, 1996, 19 landless rural workers were brutally murdered by the police during a peaceful demonstration for agrarian reform in...

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Issue 177 – April 2012

Posted on Apr 30, 2012

Earth Grabbing!

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Declaration of the Third Special Conference for Food Sovereignty, Rights and Life

Posted on Mar 5, 2011

In Buenos Aires, Argentina, on March 22-25, the International Committee for Food Sovereignty-Regional Coordinator for Latin America and the...

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