World Rainforest Movement

The Coercion of the Indonesia’s New Capital City Mega-Project and the Neglect of the Balik People’s Voices

Posted on Jan 4, 2022

The Balik People will bear the impacts of the plans to build a New Capital City mega-project in Borneo, Indonesia. Government officials and business elites in the country are certainly among those who will enjoy the benefits.

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Mega Pine Plantations in the Argentinian Patagonia: Territorial Invasion, Fires And Water Scarcity

Posted on Jan 4, 2022

The Argentinian government continues to subsidize industrial tree plantations, now as a policy against climate change as well. From dispossession and land appropriation, to deforestation and more forest fires, pine trees are devastating territories and communities.

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Arbaro Fund: A Strategy to Expand Industrial Tree Plantations in the Global South

Posted on Jan 4, 2022

The false idea that industrial plantations are a solution to the climate crisis is a golden opportunity for investment funds like Arbaro, which access scarce climate funding for expanding destructive monocultures.

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Gabon: Communities Say NO to the Great Mayumba Project

Posted on Nov 26, 2021

Communities in Nyanga province, Gabon, released the Bana / Mayumba Declaration in which they call for the suspension of the GRANDE MAYUMBA project, a multi-concession megaproject marketing as a so-called Nature-Based Solution.

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New booklet: Nine Reasons to Say NO to Contract Farming with Palm Oil Companies

Posted on Jul 19, 2021

Why do peasant farmers lose out when they produce for the palm oil industry? A publication based on experiences from Latin America, sub-Saharan Africa and Southeast Asia.

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