World Rainforest Movement

10 things communities should know about REDD – Re-launched with a new introduction

Posted on Aug 5, 2014

By the World Rainforest Movement. This booklet produced by WRM was published over a year ago. It is being re-launched with a new...

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REDD-Monitor

Posted on Aug 5, 2014

REDD is one of the most controversial issues in the climate change debate. The basic concept is simple: governments, companies or forest...

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The So-Called “Green” Economy: the Last Looting Frontier

Posted on Aug 5, 2014

By OtrosMundos Chiapas. The so-called “Green Economy” is a new area of business. It is called “Green” not because it is good for...

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Colonialism and slavery never left: REDD+ in Asia and Africa

Posted on Aug 5, 2014

 By SERVINDI . While the world’s governments debate the catastrophic consequences of global warming, a trading structure of global...

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Deforestation, REDD and Takamanda National Park in Cameroon – a Case Study

Posted on Aug 5, 2014

By FPP. While focusing in particular on the German financing of rainforest protection in Cameroon, this report also covers the broader...

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Final statement from the Global Campaign Dismantle Corporate Power and Stop Impunity

Posted on Aug 5, 2014

Regarding the week of mobilization to stop corporate crimes and impunity, social movements demand access to justice for those affected by...

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July 26: International Day for the Defense of Mangrove Ecosystems

Posted on Aug 5, 2014

Mangrove peoples and communities have a close bond with mangroves, fishing and the seas. Mangroves and the seas are wholly interconnected...

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Manifesto of the women of CLOC-VíaCampesina Peru from the First National Conference of Women for Climate Justice in Defense of Mother Earth, toward COP20

Posted on Aug 5, 2014

In the global level, we energetically reject “false solutions” to global warming. Climate negotiations have become a great...

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A step further on the path to an international declaration on the rights of peasants

Posted on Aug 5, 2014

On June 27th, the UN Human Rights Council Assembly passed a resolution authorizing the continuation of the process of drafting an...

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The social pre-summiton climate in Venezuela rejected the false solutions to climate change

Posted on Aug 5, 2014

The Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela called on movements and social organizations from around the globe to gather in the Margarita Island,...

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“Blue Carbon” and “Blue REDD”: Transforming coastal ecosystems into merchandise

Posted on Aug 4, 2014

  (*) “Marine and coastal territories” is used here to refer to territories that include mangrove forests and their area of influence,...

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REDD moves from forests to landscapes: More of the same, just bigger and with bigger risk to cause harm

Posted on Aug 4, 2014

In the late 1980s, the FAO and the World Bank launched their first large programme to halt forest loss. It was called Tropical Forestry...

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“Climate Smart Agriculture” – The Commodification of soils in the Global South

Posted on Aug 4, 2014

In March this year, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), an international scientific body tasked with the responsibility...

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Insisting on REDD is playing a game already lost for the climate and peoples

Posted on Aug 4, 2014

FIFA is a for-profit organization which, through its leaders and a small group of corporations, merchandises the world’s most popular...

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Bulletin Issue 204 – July 2014

Posted on Aug 4, 2014

Increasing Dangers: New Trends in REDD

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