World Rainforest Movement

Amazonian and Andean women in the VIII Pan-Amazonian Forum

Posted on Jul 7, 2017

How to make the sustainability of life the center of debate The VIII Pan-Amazonian Forum, held from April 28th to May 1st, 2017 in...

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REDD: A Collection of Conflicts, Contradictions and Lies

Posted on Dec 3, 2014

REDD: A Collection of Conflicts, Contradictions and Lies presents summaries of reports from 24 REDD projects or programmes with a common...

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Amazon: Territorial disputes and conflicts

Posted on Jul 4, 2014

“They consider us the periphery of the periphery” Before entering into a discussion of the profound changes taking place in...

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An Ayoreo poem

Posted on Oct 2, 2013

Photo: volunteerlatinamericablog.com. The spirit came in the form of a crow; it carried me up and said to me: “Look at Eami tonight. You...

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Bolivia: Letter from the Pan-Amazonian Peoples

Posted on Jan 7, 2013

The 6th Pan-Amazon Social Forum was held on December 1 in Cobija, in Bolivia’s Amazon region, on the triple border between Peru, Brazil...

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Bolivia

Posted on Oct 25, 2012

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Bolivia: Urgent action demanded to protect indigenous peoples living in isolation and situations of extreme vulnerability

Posted on Jan 30, 2012

On December 7 and 8, 2011, a meeting was held in the Amazonian city of Cobija, Bolivia, to assess the status of the rights of indigenous...

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Bolivia: Urgent action demanded to protect indigenous peoples living in isolation and situations of extreme vulnerability

Posted on Jan 30, 2012

On December 7 and 8, 2011, a meeting was held in the Amazonian city of Cobija, Bolivia, to assess the status of the rights of indigenous...

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Bolivia: Hydroelectric dams on the Madera River denounced at the People’s Permanent Tribunal

Posted on Jun 29, 2010

On 14 and 15 March, the Third Session of the People’s Permanent Tribunal was held in Madrid (Spain). This is an activity promoted by the...

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Women and climate change in Cochabamba

Posted on May 30, 2010

An analysis of Peoples’ Agreement (1) that emerged from the World People’s Conference on Climate Change and the Rights of Mother Earth,...

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Eduardo Galeano, present at Cochabamba

Posted on May 30, 2010

Letter from Uruguayan writer Eduardo Galeano, read at the opening ceremony of the World People’s Conference on Climate Change and the...

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Bolivia: a peoples’ conference on climate change – a forum for changing course

Posted on Apr 29, 2010

Following the resounding and anticipated failure of the United Nations Convention on Climate Change held in Copenhagen in December 2009,...

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Bolivia: For the protection of the last isolated indigenous peoples

Posted on Apr 29, 2009

We recently received a publication released in 2008 by FOBOMADE and Rainforest Foundation Norway, written by Pablo Cingolani, Álvaro Díez...

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Se viene la mayor batalla de la historia en defensa de la Amazonía boliviana

Posted on Jul 21, 2007

Only available in Spanish – Por Pablo Cingolani – 21/Julio/2007 No a las mega represas de Lula en el río Madera El monstruo...

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Bolivia: Peasants and indigenous peoples march in favour of the right to natural resources

Posted on May 14, 2002

Starting at different points of Bolivia, peasants and indigenous peoples have been carrying out marches in favour of the right to lands and...

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Bolivia: The defense of the Chiquitano forest continues

Posted on Feb 20, 2002

Since 1999, the WRM has been reporting profusely (WRM Bulletins 20, 21, 24, 28 and 50) on the dangerous situation of the last significant...

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Bolivia: Shell and Enron Gas pipeline in the Chiquitano Forest

Posted on Sep 11, 2001

The construction of the gas pipeline between Bolivia and Brazil by the Shell and Enron petroleum companies has affected an area of 6...

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Bolivia: Indigenous peoples concerned by oil prospection

Posted on Oct 16, 2000

The tropical rainforests of the departament of Beni in the eastern lowlands of Bolivia are suffering deforestation caused by the...

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Bolivia: Hydroelectric dam project questioned

Posted on Sep 16, 2000

The basin of the Beni River in western Bolivia, which comprises part of the Andean region and part of the Amazon forests, is being...

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Bolivia: Indigenous peoples’ forests menaced by oil exploration

Posted on Jun 18, 2000

Bolivia hosts 440,000 sq.km of rainforests, which represent 57% of the lowlands total surface in the country. Deforestation rate reaches...

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Bolivia: Indigenous peoples’ forests menaced by oil exploration

Posted on Jun 18, 2000

Bolivia hosts 440,000 sq.km of rainforests, which represent 57% of the lowlands total surface in the country. Deforestation rate reaches...

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Bolivia: the government legalises what is illegal

Posted on Dec 20, 1999

Bolivian social organizations, trade unions, IPOs and environmental NGOs have strongly condemned and taken actions to face a recent...

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Bolivia: good news regarding the Chiquitano forests

Posted on Nov 20, 1999

Since 1998, Bolivian and international environmental and social NGOs, as well as academics, have been opposing the San Miguel-Cuiaba gas...

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