World Rainforest Movement

Palawan: Our Struggle for Nature and Culture – VIDEO

Posted on Aug 30, 2012

A video documentary launched on July 27 by ALDAW, showing the cultural values of Palawan and the encroachment of mining operations in...

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Honduras: Urgent Action Alert. Heavily armed paramilitary groups threaten Garifuna communities and could provoke a massacre

Posted on Aug 30, 2012

Six Garifuna´s cooperatives that have recovered their land are facingat this moment the threat of paramilitaries who move around on...

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Growing speculation: From the appropriation and commodification to the financialization of nature

Posted on Aug 30, 2012

  Finan-what? The term “financialization” may sound overly complex and academic, or perhaps even made up. It could lead some...

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A year without Ricardo

Posted on Aug 30, 2012

It was on August 16 last year that we lost Ricardo Carrere, the international coordinator of the World Rainforest Movement (WRM) for 15...

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Stop the takeover of nature by financial markets

Posted on Aug 30, 2012

A short animated film about the takeover of nature by financial markets and the real alternatives coming up from civil society. An...

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Issue 181 – August 2012

Posted on Aug 30, 2012

The financialization of nature

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China: Local protesters stop plans of Oji Paper

Posted on Aug 30, 2012

The Japanese paper-making company Oji Paper Group runs a paper mill in Nantong, East China, and had plans to build a pipeline for...

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Beauty and the Beast – Norway’s investments in rainforest protection and rainforest destruction

Posted on Aug 30, 2012

This new report published by Rainforest Foundation Norway and Friends of the Earth Norway documents the political incoherence of the...

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Philippines: Continuing the campaign against mining in Palawan

Posted on Aug 30, 2012

ATM (the Alliance Against Mining), the largest anti-mining network in the Philippines, has issued a press release reporting that President...

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Ecuador: Inter-American Court of Human Rights rules in favour Sarayaku people

Posted on Aug 30, 2012

The Inter-American Court of Human Rights (IACHR) has ruled in favour of the Sarayaku indigenous people of the Ecuadorian Amazon in the case...

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Law on Payment for Environmental Services in Acre benefits the financial market

Posted on Aug 30, 2012

An article that analyzes the law passed in the Brazilian state of Acre in 2010 to create the State System of Incentives for Environmental...

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Nature is not for sale!

Posted on Aug 30, 2012

A leaflet on the Green Economy and the financialization of nature, published by Friends of the Earth France, ATTAC and AITEC. Available...

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Africa: Social movements building resistance

Posted on Aug 30, 2012

Members of farmers’ organizations, women’s movements and civil society organizations from South Africa, Zimbabwe, Malawi, Swaziland,...

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Nothing Neutral Here: Large-scale biomass subsidies in the UK and the role of the EU ETS

Posted on Aug 30, 2012

A Carbon Trade Watch report that links the demand for biomass in the UK, the role of the EU’s Emissions Trading System and the...

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