Watch: WRM Highlights Feminist Struggle on International Women’s Day

Image courtesy of World Rainforest Movement The feminist struggle: A path of resistance and hope World Rainforest Movement 8 March 2021 In the midst of the global health, social and economic crisis caused by Covid-19, women organized around… Read More

22 May is the International Day for Biological Diversity

Resisting Geoengineering and Other False Solutions on International Day for Biological Diversity Geoengineering Monitor 19 May 2020 Coraina de la Plaza, GFC, Spain May 22nd is International Day for Biological Diversity, and the theme chosen by the United… Read More

World Rainforest Movement: Dangerous Impacts of “Zero Deforestation”

African oil palm plantations. Photo: Langelle Communities facing Zero Deforestation pledges: the case of OLAM in Gabon World Rainforest Movement 19 February 2020 “Zero deforestation” pledges are one more idea in the list of voluntary initiatives created in… Read More

Indigenous Peoples, Afro-descendants, and peasant farmers resist “green deserts” in Brazil

By the Global Forest Coalition On International Day Against Monoculture Tree Plantations we bring you this photo-essay showing the devastation caused by monoculture tree plantations in Brazil, and in contrast, community efforts to restore native forests and build… Read More

Statement: Near Unanimous Public Rejection of GE Trees in US

USDA Receives Near Unanimous Public Rejection of Genetically Engineered Trees  Statement from Biofuelwatch, Global Justice Ecology Project and Indigenous Environmental Network 19 July 2017 New York (US)–New Zealand-owned tree biotechnology company ArborGen [1] faces near unanimous opposition to… Read More

LISTEN: GE Free New Zealand’s Claire Bleakley on Threat of GE Trees in Chile

New Zealand’s Earthwise radio show, which airs on Plains FM 96.9, recently interviewed Claire Bleakley of GE-Free New Zealand on her participation with the Campaign to STOP GE Trees visiting Chile in March. Here is an excerpt of Bleakley’s report… Read More

LISTEN: Anne Petermann on GE Trees and Plantations in Chile

Global Justice Ecology Project’s Anne Petermann was this week’s Earth Watch guest on KPFK radio’s Sojourner Truth show hosted by Margeret Prescod. Petermann recently traveled to Chile to help investigate the impacts tree plantations are having on native… Read More

Pulp and Paper Industry a Culprit in Spread of Chilean Wildfires

The wildfires in Chile that killed at least 11 people have been fueled by plantations of non-indigenous forests, such as eucalyptus and pine, according to biologists. “About 42% of the forest fires are in plantation forests, which are like matchboxes,”… Read More