World Rainforest Movement

The “green economy”, biodiversity and “forest intelligence”

Posted on May 30, 2013

The new “sustainable development” is called the “green economy”, which will function on the basis of “green growth”....

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Gender in the Fossil Patriarchy: New women’s carbon standard claims to ‘empower’ women

Posted on May 30, 2013

Another standard has been launched into a dead market that from the start was a false solution. Mainly polluting industries and...

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Peru: REDD+ places the Amazon rainforest and biodiversity at the service of the financial market

Posted on May 30, 2013

The Peruvian Amazon, which covers more than 61% of the country’s territory, is the fourth largest area of tropical rainforest in the...

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Large scale logging in Africa pervaded by bribery and corruption

Posted on May 30, 2013

Logging permits designed to promote small businesses and meet local needs are being allocated in their hundreds to industrial logging...

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Congo Basin: Report on expansion of oil palm plantations

Posted on May 30, 2013

In February 2013, the Rainforest Foundation UK launched a new report on plans for expansion of large scale oil palm plantations in the...

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Brazil: Threat of monoculture eucalyptus plantation expansion in the Northeast

Posted on May 30, 2013

The Araripe Plateau, as an elevated region, plays a key role in maintaining the local microclimate and in the region’s water cycle. It...

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Vietnamese land grabs in Cambodia and Laos for rubber plantations: secrecy, destruction and violence

Posted on May 30, 2013

The characteristics of natural rubber make it a competitive material for industrial and medical uses, but products related to...

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Guatemala: Oil palm plantations cause new displacement of rural communities

Posted on May 30, 2013

Industrial monoculture oil palm plantations have expanded significantly in Guatemala in recent years. One of the areas that has seen the...

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Sierra Leone: large scale land acquisition for oil palm business in Pujehun district

Posted on May 30, 2013

A few corporations will concentrate control of more than 75% of the arable land in the Pujehun district for large-scale industrial...

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Fourth March in Defence of the Land, Water and Life in Uruguay

Posted on May 30, 2013

Some 20,000 people participated in the 4th National March in Defence of the Land, Water and Life held on May 10, 2013 in Montevideo,...

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Help Stop Genetically Engineered Eucalyptus Trees

Posted on May 30, 2013

From May 26-June 1, the International Tree Biotechnology 2013 Conference took place in Asheville, NC. This conference is a gathering of...

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Unifying the struggle for the Amazon in Brazil

Posted on May 30, 2013

On May 2, some 200 indigenous peoples, riverine communities and fishermen joined in a historic moment of unity and struggle for the Amazon...

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Stop Destroying Yasuni Rainforest

Posted on May 30, 2013

The Huaorani, the last known group of Indigenous peoples still living in voluntary isolation in Ecuador in the Amazonian area of Ecuador...

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Protest in India against continued State repression on anti-POSCO people’s movement

Posted on May 30, 2013

In the continuum of brutal attacks on the struggle against forcible land acquisition for a POSCO steel plant in Odisha, India, the most...

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Take action for indigenous rights in Sarawak

Posted on May 30, 2013

Tens of thousands of indigenous people from Sarawak, Malaysia, are threatened with forced displacement as the Sarawak government moves...

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Solidarity with the community of Cumbe, Ceará, Brazil against their criminalization

Posted on May 30, 2013

Communities and International Redmanglar member organizations expressed their solidarity with the people and community of Cumbe, Ceará,...

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An overview of industrial tree plantations in the global South: Conflicts, trends and resistance struggles

Posted on May 30, 2013

“An overview of industrial tree plantations in the global South: Conflicts, trends and resistance struggles”, EJOLT Report 3, has just...

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Walking on Caves of Fire

Posted on May 30, 2013

“Walking on Caves of Fire”, by Nnimmo Bassey, records his impressions of the level of impacts from mining in Witbank, Old Coronation...

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Towards a Post-Oil Civilization. Yasunization and other initiatives to leave fossil fuels in the soil

Posted on May 30, 2013

“Towards a Post-Oil Civilization. Yasunization and other initiatives to leave fossil fuels in the soil”. The EJOLT Report No. 6 traces...

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Genetically Engineered Trees and Bioenergy. A Growing Threat to Forests and Communities

Posted on May 30, 2013

“Genetically Engineered Trees and Bioenergy. A Growing Threat to Forests and Communities”, an updated briefing paper of the Global...

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La ruina de la fractura hidráulica

Posted on May 30, 2013

“La ruina de la fractura hidráulica”, a report by Ecologistas en Acción that exposes the truth about the extraction of...

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Issue 190 – May 2013

Posted on May 30, 2013

General Bulletin

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