Activists in Vermont Arrested in Anti-War Protest

For Immediate Release March 21, 2007 Activists in Vermont Arrested in Anti-War Protest Six Vermonters with Operation Occupation including two former Marines were arrested Wednesday evening at the Vermont office of Vermont Congressman Peter Welch after Welch refused… Read More

Groups Protest World Bank, Say Forest Carbon Partnership Facility Threatens Forests and Indigenous Peoples

11 December, 2007 Groups Protest World Bank: Say Forest Carbon Partnership Facility Threatens Forests and Indigenous Peoples Nusa Dua, Bali, Indonesia – A very diverse group of non-governmental organizations, indigenous peoples organizations and social movements staged a protest today… Read More

WORLD BANK HANDS OFF FORESTS

For Immediate Release December 10, 2007 Friends of the Earth International World Rainforest Movement Global Forest Coalition GJEP is the North American Focal Point of the Global Forest Coalition – WORLD BANK HANDS OFF FORESTS BALI (INDONESIA), Dec…. Read More

Indigenous Peoples Protest UNFCCC

For Immediate Release 7 December 2007 Indigenous Peoples Protest UNFCCC – Indigenous Peoples shut out of Climate Change Negotiations Nusa Dua, Bali, Indonesia – Indigenous peoples representing regions from around the world protested outside the climate negotiations today… Read More

Forest Stewardship Council at a crossroad: Veracel timber certification would be yet another disaster for FSC

For Immediate Release – September 17, 2007 Forest Stewardship Council at a crossroad: Veracel timber certification would be yet another disaster for FSC The wood-pulp producing company Veracel has applied for FSC certification of its tree plantations in… Read More

Biotech Industry Designs Nightmare Biofuels: Vancouver conference to promote genetically engineered trees for fuel

For immediate release September 10, 2008 Biotech Industry Designs Nightmare Biofuels Vancouver conference to promote genetically engineered trees for fuel Vancouver, BC, Canada – Today in Vancouver, major biotech corporations are meeting at the Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO)… Read More

G8 BANKS ON MASSIVE GLOBAL CLIMATE POLLUTION

MEDIA ADVISORY – Friends of the Earth International – July 8, 2008 – G8 BANKS ON MASSIVE GLOBAL CLIMATE POLLUTION – HOKKAIDO, JAPAN, July 8, 2008 — *Reacting to the statement released today by the G8 in Hokkaido,… Read More

Gallagher’s Support of Second Generation Biofuels will Still Compete with Food and will Destroy the World’s Forests [Review on Biofuels Criticised]

7 July 2008 Gallagher’s Support of Second Generation Biofuels will Still Compete with Food and will Destroy the World’s Forests  [Review on Biofuels Criticised] – The Global Forest Coalition, a worldwide coalition of environmental NGOs and Indigenous Peoples’… Read More

An Ill-fated Day for the Environment: False Solutions to Food Crisis

For immediate release – World Environment Day, 5 June 2008 – An Ill-fated Day for the Environment: False Solutions to Food Crisis will Escalate Starvation, Accelerate Climate Change and Devastate Biodiversity Rome, Italy — The Global Forest Coalition,… Read More

International Biochar Conference Uses False Claims to Promote Dangerous Technology in the name of Climate Change Mitigation

Joint Press Release by Global Forest Coalition, Biofuelwatch (UK) and Global Justice Ecology Project Campaigners today warn that an international conference on biochar, which will be held in Newcastle, UK from 8 to 10 September, will be misleading… Read More