World Rainforest Movement

Documental: “Monocultura: La expansión de los monocultivos en América latina”

Posted on Feb 20, 2018

(Only available in Spanish). Documental sobre la expansión de monocultivos de palma aceitera y piña en América Latina, realizado por Aldo Santiago, periodista mexicano independiente, y Claudia Ramos, integrante de la organización Otros Mundos A.C./Amigos de la Tierra México. Duración: 35 minutos. Idioma: Español.

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Bribris: a people never conquered who are standing up to REDD

Posted on Feb 5, 2016

Continuous cycles of rebellion and resistance have characterized the history of a people living in the Costa Rican South Caribbean. Every...

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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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Coastal forests threatened by tourism

Posted on Sep 4, 2014

The tropical and subtropical coasts of Latin America, in Mexico, Brazil and most Central American and Caribbean countries, have been...

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REDD and the Indigenous Peoples of Costa Rica

Posted on Dec 14, 2012

Costa Rica is currently known throughout the world for its efforts in forest conservation. This “success” is mainly attributable to its...

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Costa Rica

Posted on Oct 25, 2012

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Meso-America: Communities issue statement on protected areas

Posted on Apr 29, 2010

The concept of protected areas, born in the United States in the nineteenth century as an idea of conservation by establishing “national...

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Costa Rica: Government boosts subsidies for monoculture tree plantations

Posted on May 30, 2009

Back in 2003, we said that “using the term reforestation for the establishment of a monoculture tree plantation has historically...

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Declaration of Heredia on Climate, Forests and Plantations

Posted on Apr 29, 2009

Between 24 and 28 March 2009, in Heredia, Costa Rica, the World Rainforest Movement (WRM) brought together civil society organisations from...

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Costa Rica: Grass-roots resistance to open cast mining in Crucitas

Posted on Nov 25, 2008

On 17 December 2001, by Resolution # R-578-2001-MINAE and in a totally underhand manner, the Costa Rican Ministry of the Environment and...

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La madera, el bosque y la gente. Propuesta ecologista para producir madera respetando el bosque y las comunidades

Posted on Sep 2, 2003

Only available in Spanish – By Javier Baltodano Este documento detalla algunos de los aspectos que consideramos básicos para...

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