World Rainforest Movement

Carbon versus food

Posted on Jun 10, 2014

A case study of the “Fair Forest Carbon compensation” project of French company Pur Projet, in the region of San Martin, Peru,...

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Licence to Launder

Posted on Jun 10, 2014

A report by Greenpeace that reveals how the oil palm plantation being developed by the US based Herakles Farms in the southwest region of...

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Cameroon: Call to action against Herakles Farms

Posted on Jun 10, 2014

In a context of massive land concessions in Cameroon over the last five years, apresidential decision in 2013 to grant the US based company...

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International call to stop the spread of transgenes

Posted on Jun 10, 2014

A broad coalition of organisations has launched an international call to request that the parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity...

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International Anti-Chevron Day

Posted on Jun 10, 2014

To mark International Anti-Chevron Day on May 21, the Union of People Affected by Chevron‐Texaco’s Oil Operations (Ecuador); the...

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India: Evicted for “tiger conservation”

Posted on Jun 10, 2014

With similar arguments as people in conservation areas who have been evicted for REDD, like the Sengwer case in Kenya...

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Victory over Malaysian land grabbers in Papua New Guinea

Posted on Jun 10, 2014

The people of Collingwood Bay in Papua New Guinea have won back their land from Malaysian loggers and oil palm companies after a hard...

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Movement of People Affected by Dams in Brazil denounces violations, proposes solutions

Posted on Jun 10, 2014

The Movement of People Affected by Dams (MAB) in the Madeira River region, made up by hundreds of rural and urban workers, farmers,...

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Stora Enso´s propaganda campaign in Laos

Posted on Jun 10, 2014

Since the Laos government adopted, in 1990, the World Bank´s Tropical Forestry Action Plan, it started with support from International...

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Mozambique: More tree plantations increasing the threat on food sovereignty

Posted on Jun 10, 2014

Mozambique is a country where tree plantations dates back to colonial times, when Portugal encouraged the planting of eucalyptus and pine...

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Argentina: Harvard staunchly defends its tree plantations

Posted on Jun 10, 2014

Harvard University is the owner, through the Harvard Management Company (HMC), of the world’s largest endowment, which handles 32...

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Chile: Tree plantations behind the fire in Valparaíso

Posted on Jun 10, 2014

In early 2012, voracious fires swept through thousands of hectares in various regions of Chile, including la Araucanía and Bío Bío, in...

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Uruguay: Transnationals lead land grabs in industrial tree plantation sector

Posted on Jun 10, 2014

In the early 1990s, as a result of the Forests Law of 1987, the area covered by tree plantations in Uruguay began to grow rapidly, with...

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The REDD Ulu Masen project in Indonesia: like selling air

Posted on Jun 10, 2014

The Ulu Masen project was developed in 2008 aiming to generate 3.3 million carbon credits a year. Ulu Masen became the first REDD project...

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Alliance for the Food Sovereignty of the Peoples of Latin America and the Caribbean

Posted on Jun 10, 2014

The Fourth Special Conference of Social Movements of Latin America and the Caribbean for Food Sovereignty was held on May 2 and 3, 2014,...

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A summit on forests with “experts” and without communities

Posted on Jun 10, 2014

This past May 5 and 6, the Centre for International Forestry Research (CIFOR) organized a summit on forests in Jakarta, Indonesia, called...

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Bulletin Issue 202 – May 2014

Posted on Jun 10, 2014

General Bulletin

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Carta de Macapá de los pueblos libres de la Panamazonia

Posted on Jun 9, 2014

Only available in Spanish. Entre los días 28 y 31 de mayo de 2014, en la ciudad de Macapá, Brasil, los pueblos de la región amazónica...

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