World Rainforest Movement

Stop the takeover of nature by financial markets – VIDEO

Posted on Feb 5, 2014

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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Kenya: Appeal against forced eviction from Embobut Forest

Posted on Feb 5, 2014

Some 6000-7000 indigenous people and other communities in Embobut Forest in the Cherangany Hills of the ElgeyoMarakwet County, in Kenya,...

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PES turns into Permission for Environmental Shattering

Posted on Feb 5, 2014

Content of this article:Introduction– Box: What is being traded in ‘Ecosystem Service’ Markets?From PES to ‘offset’...

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REDD Monitor website

Posted on Feb 5, 2014

REDD Monitor website with articles and blog in English. Most widely read website with information and analysis critical of REDD and...

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“Sustainable Forest Landscapes”: A new frontier for the commodification of nature

Posted on Feb 5, 2014

In this first issue of 2014, we once again address the subject of “environmental services”. In a previous WRM bulletin on the same...

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Indonesia: Palm oil company PT Kallista Alam sentenced to multi-million-dollar fine for burning forests

Posted on Feb 5, 2014

    A court in the province of Aceh, Sumatra has found palm oil company PT Kallista Alam guilty of illegally burning forested...

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Bulletin Issue 198 – January 2014

Posted on Feb 5, 2014

Trade in ecosystem services: when ‘payment for environmental services’ delivers a permit to destroy

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Payments for ecosystem services and the fatal attraction of win-win solutions

Posted on Feb 5, 2014

Academic article by R. Muradian and...

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Honduras: COPINH achieves partial victory against hydroelectric dam project

Posted on Feb 5, 2014

In October 2013, the Civic Council of Popular and Indigenous Organizations of Honduras (COPINH) denounced the Agua Zarca hydroelectric dam...

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Biodiversity offsetting in practice

Posted on Feb 5, 2014

FERN Briefing that describes “how biodiversity offset schemes have fared so far and shows that the picture is far from rosy”. With...

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Green Economy: Commoditization of the Commons

Posted on Feb 5, 2014

Article from IATP explains the connection between the Green Economy and PES trading related to water. Available at:...

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Nature is not for Sale! Respect communities’ rights. Stop the takeover of nature by finance!

Posted on Feb 5, 2014

Leaflet produced by Les Amis de la Terre France that shows why making nature, ecosystems and water tradable will not solve our current...

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Contratos REDD: Despojo ilegítimo, por vías legales

Posted on Feb 5, 2014

Only available in Spanish.  Por Diego Cardona, CENSAT Agua Viva Friends of the Earth Colombia, Available...

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