World Rainforest Movement

Urgent: Forest rights movements in India need support

Posted on Jul 12, 2017

Forest rights movements in India need support to prevent the commercial takeover of forests from the forest communities for monoculture...

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Southeast Is Ground Zero for Genetically Engineered Trees

Posted on Jul 5, 2017

By BJ McManama, published on EcoWatch ArborGen Corporation, a multinational conglomerate and leading supplier of seedlings for commercial...

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Position at WRM

Posted on Apr 19, 2017

Job description Background The World Rainforest Movement (WRM) is an international initiative set up in 1986 by activists from different...

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AlteRAtive Energies: When the only “alternative” is integral change

Posted on Dec 20, 2014

In communities on the border between Ecuador and Colombia that live under the influence of armed conflict, monoculture fruit tree...

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Did you already confirm that you still want to receive WRM information and bulletins?

Posted on Dec 12, 2014

Dear friends, We remind you that the WRM (World Rainforest Movement) is in the process of changing how we send out our information via...

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Welcome to the new WRM website

Posted on May 4, 2014

We are updating our website to provide a more user-friendly platform for our visitors. While this transition is in process, some of our...

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Declaration de Calabar

Posted on Nov 18, 2013

Nous, membres de communautés affectées par des plantations industrielles de monoculture de palmier à huile, ainsi que les mouvements...

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Lettre à l’Institut national de la colonisation et de la réforme agraire, et à l’Institut de la colonisation et du territoire de l’État de Maranhão (Brésil), pour exiger la reconnaissance et la régularisation de la situation foncière des territoires traditionnellement occupés

Posted on Sep 24, 2013

 La action  provient de nos amis brésiliens de la région du Baixo Parnaíba, État de Maranhão. Ils nous demandent d’adhérer à...

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Honduras: empapada en sangre también por la palma de aceite – 3 nuevas víctimas

Posted on Aug 30, 2010

Honduras, que fue uno de los principales productores de granos básicos de Centroamérica, ha pasado a producir la mitad de sus...

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Brazil: Follow-up on the Juma REDD project in the Amazon

Posted on Jul 29, 2010

On 15 July we received a message from the Amazonas Sustainable Foundation (FAS) expressing that “the article ‘Brazil: Juma REDD test...

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Ecuador: en defensa del manglar

Posted on Jul 29, 2010

Corría el año 1998 cuando los Pueblos Ancestrales del Ecosistema Manglar del Ecuador decidieron unir sus esfuerzos en una gran campaña...

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Papua New Guinea: Indigenous peoples lose their rights to investors

Posted on Jun 29, 2010

We are witnessing a global process of agribusiness expansion and land grabbing in the South. Through lease, concession, even purchase,...

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Women and climate change – most affected and least heard

Posted on Mar 30, 2010

In a study published recently in Germany on Climate and Development, we find the following statements: “Poverty affects many, too many...

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Chile: Pulp mill destroy biodiversity and people’s livelihoods

Posted on Mar 7, 2006

Black-necked swans used to have their habitat in the Carlos Andwandter Nature Sanctuary on the Cruces River, a Ramsar site located in the...

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Uruguay: What is FSC certifying?

Posted on Nov 7, 2002

In Uruguay, all forests are protected by law and their exploitation is forbidden unless expressly authorised by the bodies in charge of...

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