World Rainforest Movement

To Communities: Alerts about REDD

Posted on Dec 14, 2012

The WRM has produced a new guide of “10 CommunityAlerts about REDD,” intended to provide broad information about REDD. The guide sums...

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Brazil: Mundukuru indigenous people cancel REDD project

Posted on Dec 14, 2012

The Mundukuru indigenous community in the Brazilian Amazon state of Para decided to cancel a contract that would have allowed the Irish...

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BINGOs in Search of REDDemption

Posted on Dec 14, 2012

Big NGOs’ support of REDD projects help polluter corporations to greenwash their image.

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Via Campesina: Agroecology is the corner stone of food sovereignty

Posted on Dec 14, 2012

La Via Campesina International met in Surin, Thailand for the First Global Encounter on Agroecology and Seeds to share experience and...

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Indonesia: Warning to financial institutions: Don’t Fund Forest Destruction of APP and other pulp and paper manufacturers

Posted on Dec 14, 2012

Several banks and other financial institutions around the world have been warned on last 6 November to avoid investments in pulp and paper...

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Indonesia: The Kalimantan Forests and Climate Partnership REDD project – little partnership, many problems

Posted on Dec 14, 2012

Article based on a field visit and conversations with villagers in 5 of the 7 most affected communities by this project.

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Green Economics in Brazil: Women talk about the impact of the SPVS REDD project and a Boticário Foundation protected area

Posted on Dec 14, 2012

Testimonies of community women impacted by carbon and forest conservation projects that today are included in the so-called Green Economy.

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Brazil: Indigenous Group Blocks VALE Railway

Posted on Dec 14, 2012

The Pindaré Caru indigenous movement, composed of the Guajajara and Awá people, blocked the VALE multinational mining railway this past...

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Environmental Human Rights Advocates Challenge REDD+ in Chiapas and in California

Posted on Dec 14, 2012

Social organizations try to prevent a Chiapas-California REDD agreement from going forward. They denounce the potential for increased emissions in California on the one hand and landgrabs in Chiapas on the other.

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REDD and the Indigenous Peoples of Costa Rica

Posted on Dec 14, 2012

Costa Rica is currently known throughout the world for its efforts in forest conservation. This “success” is mainly attributable to its...

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Call to Action from Sarayaku Indigenous Leaders – VIDEO

Posted on Dec 14, 2012

Against oil extraction in the Amazon forest in southern Ecuador:

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How REDD and environmental services threaten the Lives of Forest People in Acre

Posted on Dec 14, 2012

By Sindicato dos Trabalhadores Rurais de Xapuri – Federação do Povo Huni Kui do Acre. What are the real problems of forest peoples in...

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Recognising Sacred Natural Sites and Territories in Kenya: An Analysis of how the Kenyan Constitution, National and International Laws can Support the Recognition of Sacred Natural Sites and their Community Governance Systems

Posted on Dec 14, 2012

New report: “Recognising Sacred Natural Sites and Territories in Kenya: An Analysis of how the Kenyan Constitution, National and...

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REDD-plus schemes in El Salvador: Low profile, friendly fancy dresses and commodification of ecosystems and territories”

Posted on Dec 14, 2012

New report: “REDD-plus schemes in El Salvador: Low profile, friendly fancy dresses and commodification of ecosystems and...

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Video: “Exposing REDD. The False Climate Solution.”

Posted on Dec 14, 2012

The news source Mending News checks in with IEN (Indigenous Environmental Network) Executive Director, Tom Goldtooth, to get the download...

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Disputed territory: new video on the green economy versus community-based economies in southern Brazil

Posted on Dec 14, 2012

A story of the peoples of the Atlantic Forest in southern Brazil in a disputed territory where the green economy competes with community-based economies.

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REDD, Deforestation and its Causes

Posted on Dec 13, 2012

It is becoming increasingly evident that efforts by governments, NGOs, institutions and corporations to make REDD their principal strategy...

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Issue 184 – November 2012

Posted on Nov 30, 2012

Communities and forests threatened by REDD

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