World Rainforest Movement

The Peoples Summit in Rio: Integration and convergence of popular struggles

Posted on Jun 30, 2012

In the negotiating process leading up to the Rio+20 conference some rich-country governments and influential business groups have sought to...

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Via Campesina confronts the advance of capitalism: Rio+20 and beyond

Posted on Jun 30, 2012

At 20 years of the “Earth Summit”, the United Nations Conference on the Environment and Development, La Via Campesina sees not only...

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Against the corporate capture of Rio+20

Posted on Jun 30, 2012

In April we shared the call of a number of international civil society organizations and social movements to social organizations to sign...

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Asian movements and organizations reject the “Green Economy”

Posted on Jun 30, 2012

Movements and organizations from Asia have made a declaration rejecting the “Green Economy” being proposed by global institutions and...

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Joint publication on Green Economy

Posted on Jun 30, 2012

“Economía verde. El asalto final a los bienes comunes” (Green Economy: The final assault on the commons), only in Spanish, is a...

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Convergence of movements’ communication media at the Peoples Summit in Rio+20

Posted on Jun 30, 2012

From Rio de Janeiro, the convergence of social movement’s communication media, through Radio Mundo Real, brings us the Peoples Summit...

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Video on REDD

Posted on Jun 30, 2012

“The Story of REDD: a real solution to deforestation?” available athttp://www.fern.org/node/5110 is a film produced by FERN. The video...

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Video on Financialization of Nature

Posted on Jun 30, 2012

Produced by La Antena and AttacTV, the short animated film deals with the takeover of nature by financial markets and the real alternatives...

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From Rio to Rio: The path they have stolen from us

Posted on Jun 30, 2012

In just a few days, the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development, or Rio+20, will begin in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Rio+20 is...

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Sustainable Energy for All – or another scheme to increase energy corporation profits?

Posted on Jun 30, 2012

Sustainable Energy for All (SEFA) is an initiative launched by UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon in October 2011 and which has been gaining...

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The Green Economy according to FAO: More “green deserts”

Posted on Jun 30, 2012

The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) is hosting a Rio+20 side event on June 18, called “Forests: The heart...

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The Big Greenwash Circus

Posted on Jun 30, 2012

At the end of this month the world’s nations, businesses and civil society will gather in Rio de Janeiro for the UN Conference on...

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What is at stake at Rio+20

Posted on Jun 30, 2012

This edition of the WRM bulletin is being released as the Rio+20 People’s Summit is beginning in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. In May, during a...

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Issue 179 – June 2012

Posted on Jun 30, 2012

RIO +20 Conference: the future we do not want

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