World Rainforest Movement

There you go! – short film from Survival International

Posted on Mar 7, 2014

Around the world ‘development’ is robbing tribal people of their land, self-sufficiency and pride and leaving them with nothing....

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New investigative and critical website on French transnational corporations – Multinationals Observatory

Posted on Mar 7, 2014

Online resources and in-depth investigations on the social, ecological and political impact of French transnational corporations. See...

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Nigeria: social coalition demands amendment to PIB as a way of restoring transparency and accountability in the petroleum sector

Posted on Mar 7, 2014

In Nigeria, a coalition of social and environmental justice organisations including Environmental Rights Watch/Friends of the Earth...

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Support the struggle of the Tupinambá in Bahia, Brazil for the demarcation of their lands and against militarization!

Posted on Mar 7, 2014

Once again we are calling for your support for the legitimate struggle of the Tupinambá indigenous people of the state of Bahia,...

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The Austrian company Andritz received the blame and shame award “Eyesore of the year 2013” for its involvement in disastrous mega-projects

Posted on Mar 7, 2014

The “eyesore of the year” award is given by the Network Social Responsibility (NeSoVe) – a network of NGOs and workers’...

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Nigeria: Okomu Oil Palm Company – destroying communities for oil palm expansion

Posted on Mar 7, 2014

Okomu Oil Palm, which operates in the palm oil as well as rubber production business, was established in 1976 as a Federal Government of...

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Sierra Leone: Report by Green Scenery on land confrontation with SOCFIN

Posted on Mar 7, 2014

One month after the confrontation between land owners in the SahnMalen Chiefdom, Pujehun District in southern Sierra Leone and the SOCFIN...

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Indonesia: Struggle against land grabbing of oil palm company PT Hardaya

Posted on Mar 7, 2014

The villagers of Buol District, in Central Sulawesi, have struggled for 20 years to regain their lands. All of their customary lands and...

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Chile: Tree plantation companies and indigenous rights, a longstanding conflict

Posted on Mar 7, 2014

Historically, relations between Mapuche indigenous communities and the forestry industry have been marked by conflict, primarily because...

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Mangrove territories: “Culture, tradition and a vital space for coastal peoples”

Posted on Mar 7, 2014

Communities, peoples and civil society organizations have worked for years to raise the visibility of the significant benefits of the...

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The struggle for rights and the importance of mobilizing and social struggles

Posted on Mar 7, 2014

Significant advances have been made in recent decades in the struggle for rights at the international level. Numerous countries now...

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Bulletin Issue 199 – February 2014

Posted on Mar 7, 2014

Territories under siege by industrial tree plantations and other mega projects

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