World Rainforest Movement

The forests not seen on picture post-cards: looking beyond the tropical belt

Posted on Sep 4, 2014

When it comes to ‘tropical forests,’ most studies, campaigns and policies focus on those located along the equator: the Amazon...

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Accelerating deforestation: Financialization as a driver of infrastructure projects

Posted on Jul 4, 2014

Infrastructure projects, such as the building of highways, railways, ports and airports, installations for the extraction of oil, gas and...

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Large-scale infrastructure projects in forests: Constructing a base without a foundation

Posted on Jul 4, 2014

If you asked someone to list some of the main causes of rainforest deforestation, they would probably mention, for example, logging,...

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A brief overview of deforestation in tropical forests

Posted on Mar 30, 2013

1. Introduction UN climate negotiations have sparked a new wave of international interest in the fate of tropical forests. Their...

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The two faces of tropical forest destruction in Latin America and the Caribbean: Revelations of the “green economy” in Acre, Brazil

Posted on Oct 25, 2012

By Elder Andrade de Paula On the eve of another world conference on the environment – Rio+20 – which places emphasis on the climate...

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The Process of Deforestation

Posted on Oct 25, 2012

The rate of tropical forest destruction has become more intense over the past decades. During the 1980s, according to FAO, an area of 150...

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Amazonía: Selva y Bosques diez años después de Río

Posted on Jul 18, 2002

Only available in Spanish Publicación de Censat-Agua Viva en ocasión de la Cumbre Mundial de Johannesburgo. Amazonía: Selva y Bosques...

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