World Rainforest Movement

Financialization of Nature

By “financialization of nature” we mean the process by which speculative capital takes control of the goods and components of nature, marketing them through certificates, credits, securities, bonds, etc., seeking to obtain the greatest profit possible through financial speculation. This is a phenomenon increasingly happening in tropical forest regions.


  • Sign the statement! NO to nature-based dispossessions!

    Posted on September 27, 2021

    Groups from around the world call on movements and organizations committed to climate, environmental and social justice to sign statement unequivocally rejecting “Nature-Based Solutions” and all offset schemes. Such schemes are not...

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  • No aviation growth! No false climate solutions!

    Posted on June 16, 2016

    We won’t be fooled by the false promise of “carbon-neutral growth” of aviation. The plans by the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO), a specialised UN agency, to greenwash the aviation industry are absurd [1]. They...

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  • COP 21 of the Climate Change Convention – Paris 2015

    Posted on November 24, 2015

    The 21st Conference of Parties of the Convention about the issue of Climate Changes will take place in Paris, France, between 30 November and 11 December. In this section we have put together some materials about the false solutions that...

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  • Special section on COP 19 of the Climate Change Convention

    Posted on November 7, 2013

    The 19th session of the Conference of the Parties to the UNFCCC and the 9th session of the Conference of the Parties serving as the Meeting of the Parties to the Kyoto Protocol will take place from 11 to 22 November. The conference will be...

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  • International Day of Struggle against Monoculture Tree Plantations 2012

    Posted on September 1, 2012

    September 21, the International Day Against Monoculture Tree Plantations, is a day for our organizations, networks and movements to celebrateresistance and raise our voices to demand, Stop the Expansion of Monoculture Tree Plantations!...

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