World Rainforest Movement

Biodiversity offsetting and biodiversity corridors in Asia: Nature destruction and protection acting in tandem

Posted on Aug 23, 2017

This year, 2017, the Asian Development Bank (ADB) celebrates its 50th anniversary. Since the Bank was founded, it has invested more than...

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Caravan for climate justice, gender and food sovereignty across Bangladesh, India and Nepal,

Posted on Sep 4, 2014

Peasant organizations and members of La Via Campesina from Bangladesh, India and Nepal invite people to join an 18-day Caravan (10-28...

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Bangladesh: Impacts of the shrimp farming industry on women

Posted on Jul 30, 2013

(Photo: SSNC) The negative patterns of land grabbing and intimidation recorded by a Swedish Society for Nature Conservation (SSNC)...

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Posted on Oct 25, 2012

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Women network committed to a true Green Economy

Posted on Jul 30, 2011

Women of South Asia working in several areas including health, nutrition, livelihood, environment,  gathered in Dhaka, Bangladesh on July...

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The Garo Women in Bangladesh: Life of a Forest People without Forest

Posted on Mar 30, 2010

Sicilia Snal (25), is a Garo woman of the forest village Sataria in the Modhupur sal forest. It is merely a 62 thousand acres forest patch,...

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Bangladesh: The role of the ADB and World Bank in the destruction of the “forest of the fallen leaves”

Posted on Feb 27, 2010

The last remnants of forests in Bangladesh are disappearing and much of the blame goes to local peoples’ “slash and burn”...

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Bangladesh: Campaign for full implementation of the CHT Peace Accord to help the Jumma peoples regain control over their forests, lands, and destiny

Posted on Jan 30, 2010

The Chittagong Hill Tracts (CHT) in southeastern Bangladesh bordering Burma is one of the last remaining forested regions in the country,...

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Bangladesh: losing mangroves to shrimp farming leads to food loss and environmental insecurity

Posted on Jul 30, 2009

Industrial shrimp farming has been a major cause of mangrove wetlands destruction in Bangladesh –some 45%- and has led to biodiversity...

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Bangladesh: The struggle to protect the Sundarbans

Posted on Oct 27, 2001

On Nov. 7, 1990, Koronamoyee Sardar was killed by an armed gang of hired thugs whose aim was to set up a shrimp farm at Horinkhola Polder...

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The vanishing forest biodiversity of Bangladesh

Posted on Mar 13, 2001

Bangladesh is one of the states signatories of the Convention on Biological Diversity. Nevertheless, the three types of forests existing in...

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