World Rainforest Movement

French Guyana: The French government is quietly promoting the industrialization of gold mining in French Guyana

Posted on Apr 6, 2017

If the project goes ahead, the Montagne d’Or project, scheduled to start mining in 2018, would become the largest gold mine on French...

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Jail term for villagers opposing Bolloré/Socfin’s palm oil plantations in Sierra Leone as trial of French journalists starts in Paris

Posted on Feb 10, 2016

10 February 2016 | Press release – A day before the start of yet another trial brought on the Bolloré Group against French...

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Grassroots organizations in France alert the participants of the International Symposium on Agroecology for Food Safety and Nutrition organized by FAO

Posted on Sep 26, 2014

Confédération Paysanne, the French chapter of La Vía Campesina, Friends of the Earth France, and others, reaffirm that peasant...

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Carbon versus food

Posted on Jun 10, 2014

A case study of the “Fair Forest Carbon compensation” project of French company Pur Projet, in the region of San Martin, Peru,...

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New investigative and critical website on French transnational corporations – Multinationals Observatory

Posted on Mar 7, 2014

Online resources and in-depth investigations on the social, ecological and political impact of French transnational corporations. See...

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Posted on Oct 4, 2013

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French economic group Bolloré attempts to intimidate journalists who expose abusive practices on its plantations in Cameroon

Posted on Jun 29, 2010

Targeting the media This past May 6, journalist Benoît Collombat and two Radio France Inter directors were convicted of defamation in a...

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France – WRM information sheet on GE tree research

Posted on Aug 1, 2008

 WRM information sheets on GE tree research First posted: 1 August 2008 Updated: 15 August 2008, based on information from (1) Last...

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