From World Rainforest Movement: The Conservation Industry: a for-profit sector?

From the article: “It seems that conservation and developmental projects (mega dams, mines, fossil fuel extraction, industrial monocultures, etc.) are, in a way, two sides of the same coin. Top-down impositions over communal territories determined by outsiders, and… Read More

WWF Funding Violence and Murder to “Protect” Nature

  Note from GJEP: WWF and Conservation International have long advanced the idea of human exclusion zones for conservation that forcibly relocate local communities to create protected areas.  Recent studies have determined that the best protected natural areas… Read More

OECD Opens Investigation into World Wildlife Foundation

Via Survival International : In an unprecedented move, a member of the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) has agreed to investigate a complaint that the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) has funded human rights abuses in… Read More

World Forestry Congress Redux: Final Blog Post from WFC in 2009

9 September 2015.  By Anne Petermann In this blog post, I am reprinting a blog that I wrote at the conclusion of the last World Forestry Congress which I attended in Buenos Aires in 2009.  Inside that sterile… Read More