World Rainforest Movement

10th September 2015 is the Global Day of Action against Fake Forests

Posted on Aug 17, 2015

Dear all In Durban we will march to protest the expansion of industrial tree plantations that destroy ecosystems and biodiversity, steal...

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RAMSAR, “Classifying Destruction”: shrimp farms and salt mines are not wetlands!

Posted on Jun 5, 2015

Press release. Redmanglar Internacional questions the fact that shrimp farms, fish culture ponds and salt mines are considered by the...

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Walk to ask for the cessation of the arrests and evictions of forest community member and to stop the Forest Master Plan in Thailand

Posted on Nov 5, 2014

On November 9th, the Northern Peasant Federation of Thailand (NPF) will be leading a walk to ask for the cessation of the arrests and...

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Indigenous Peoples Unite to Stop Genetically Engineered Trees

Posted on Oct 13, 2014

GE Trees: Another Form of Colonization 13 October 2014 – From the Indigenous Environmental Network and the Campaign to STOP GE...

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In view of the serious situation caused by expansion of Monocultures of African Palm in Honduras – International Declaration

Posted on Sep 12, 2014

In the framework of the Latin American forum on “Large scale monocultures in Latin America, land grabbing and threats to biodiversity and...

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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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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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International Day of the Mangrove Ecosystem Defense – July 26, 2014

Posted on Jul 28, 2014

The mangrove ecosystem towns and communities have a close bond with the mangrove swamps, fishing and with the oceans. Mangroves swamps...

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Social movements demand access to justice for those affected by human rights violations and ecological crimes committed by corporations!

Posted on Jul 15, 2014

Final statement from the Global Campaign Dismantle Corporate Power and Stop Impunity regarding the Week of Mobilization to Stop Corporate...

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The expansion of industrial oil palm plantations in Africa: A call for greater solidarity and action 

Posted on May 7, 2014

In late 2013, a group of representatives of African, Indonesian and international NGOs met with members of La Via Campesina and the...

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International Day of Action for Rivers and Against Dams – 2014

Posted on Mar 13, 2014

March 14 is the International Day of Action for Rivers and Against Dams. Every year, thousands of people around the world lift their voices...

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Demands increase for international mechanisms to punish transnational corporations’ crimes

Posted on Dec 4, 2013

International Peoples Treaty: “Defending peoples’ rights against corporate power”.  For immediate release – 3...

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Over 100 organisations call for an end to biodiversity offsetting plans

Posted on Nov 21, 2013

  This press release coincides with the opening of the World Forum on Natural Capital www.naturalcapitalforum.com in Edinburgh. To...

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Calabar Declaration

Posted on Nov 18, 2013

   Also available in French We, members of communities affected by industrial monoculture oil palm plantations, including peasant...

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Public Meeting: A Burning Issue – biomass and its impacts on forests and communities

Posted on Oct 9, 2013

Tuesday, 29th October 2013 at 7pm. Speakers from Brazil and the US will present first-hand experience of the impacts of the UK’s biomass...

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Maputo Statement: No REDD in Africa Network Declaration on REDD

Posted on Sep 21, 2013

The NO REDD in Africa Network gathered here in Maputo Mozambique, on 26 August 2013 during the occasion of an international workshop on...

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Programa especial de Radio Mundo Real con motivo del Dí­a Internacional de Lucha contra los Monocultivos de Árboles

Posted on Sep 16, 2013

Only available in Spanish – 16 de septiembre | Programa en vivo | Bosques y biodiversidad Mil Voces Nº 232 Esta edición de nuestro...

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Día Nacional do Cerrado – Actividad en Brasil

Posted on Sep 11, 2013

Only available in Portuguese –  11 de setembro – Dia Nacional do Cerrado. Movimento Geraizeiro apresenta suas reivindicações aos...

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II Foro de Conflictos Ambientales en Colombia

Posted on Sep 11, 2013

Only available in Spanish –     En el marco de la conmemoración del 21 de septiembre, Día Internacional contra los...

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Desiertos Verdes – Actividad en México

Posted on Sep 10, 2013

Only available in Spanish – Martes 17 de septiembre de 2013, 20.00 horas. Martes de Cine Seminario permanente de la...

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Norwich Declaration on Environmental Justice

Posted on Jul 17, 2013

Money can’t buy environmental justice This declaration emerged from a workshop held at the university of East Anglia in Norwich, England...

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Declaration of Chiapas in REDDellion: Enough of REDD+ and the Green Economy!

Posted on Sep 20, 2012

From September 25-27, 2012, subnational governments from six countries will arrive in the city of San Cristóbal de las Casas, Chiapas,...

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STOP the expansion of monoculture tree plantations! – Montevideo Declaration

Posted on Sep 21, 2011

September 21, 2011 – Montevideo, Uruguay On the occasion of the International Day of Struggle Against Tree Plantations, September 21st,...

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FSC General Assembly – Why FSC should not certify plantations

Posted on Nov 1, 2008

November 3-7, 2008  – Cape Town, South Africa The Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) will be holding its general assembly on November...

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NGO / IPO Declaration on REDD – Protecting the world’s forests needs more than just money

Posted on Dec 10, 2007

United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change COP 13 Bali, Indonesia, December 2007 Governments meeting in Bali, Indonesia for the...

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The Vitoria Statement in Support of the Struggles of Local Peoples Against Large-Scale Tree Plantations

Posted on Nov 24, 2005

The following Statement was issued on 24/11/05 in Vitoria, Espirito Santo, Brazil at an international meeting on building support for local...

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Declaración del II Foro Mesoamericano Contra las Represas “Por el Agua y la Vida de los Pueblos”

Posted on Jul 20, 2003

Only available in Spanish – La Esperanza Intibuca, Honduras Del 17 al 20 de julio del 2003 Preocupados por la creciente invasión de...

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Declaración del Foro Mesoamericano por la Vida “Agua, Luz y Tierra para los Pueblos”

Posted on Mar 24, 2002

Only available in Spanish –  Cooperativa Unión Maya Itzá, Petén – Guatemala 21 al 23 de marzo de 2002  Durante los días...

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Resulting documents, processes and follow-up mechanism of RIO 92

Posted on Dec 27, 2000

Official documents adopted by more than 178 Governments at the United Nations Conference on Environment and Development (UNCED) – the...

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The Montevideo Declaration. A call for action to defend forests and people against large-scale tree monocrops

Posted on Jun 11, 1998

Montevideo, June 1998 A call for action to defend forests and people against  large-scale tree monocrops In June 1998, citizens of 14...

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The forest crisis: clear commitments and accountability. Statement of the World Rainforest Movement for the Intergovernmental Panel on Forests (IPF) meeting

Posted on Feb 20, 1997

New York, February 20th, 1997 The forest crisis: clear commitments and accountability Deforestation and forest degradation -including...

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An emergency call to action for the forests, their peoples and life on earth. The Penang Declaration of the World Rainforest Movement

Posted on Apr 19, 1989

Malaysia, 17 April 1989 An emergency call to action for the forests, their peoples and life on earth 1. Forests, both temperate and...

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