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GFC Posters for the World Forestry Congress 2015

Posted 25th August 2015 in bio energy, community conservation resilience initiative, livestock

Here are Global Forest Coalition’s posters that we have submitted for exhibit at the XIV World Forestry Congress that will take place from 7 – 11 September in Durban, South Africa. The poster highlights the scope of the Community Conservation Resilience Initiative (CCRI), livestock and bioenergy issues.


CCRI poster:

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Livestock poster:

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Bionergy poster:

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47th Issue of Forest Cover, newsletter of Global Forest Coalition

Posted 29th March 2015 in bio energy, Climate change, Forests, Indigenous Peoples

Welcome to a brand new edition of Forest Cover, the Global Forest Coalition newsletter that provides a space for Southern and Northern environmental justice activists to present their views on international forest-related policies. We were happy to co-produce this special edition, which focuses on the impacts of wood-based bioenergy on forests and forest peoples, with our active member group Biofuelwatch. Download the print version to read on about bioenergy, forests, a summary of the international strategy meeting, a photo essay …

NEW REPORT – A Global Overview of Wood-based Bioenergy: Production, Consumption, Trends and Impacts

Posted 10th December 2014 in agrofuels, bio energy, biodiversity, Forests

Lima, Perú – In the context of the different international negotiations, including the current UNFCCC’s COP20, bioenergy and an entire bioeconomy are promoted as solutions to climate and economic crisis. Underlying this is the premise that endless economic growth can and must be sustained, and that we can resolve these crises by simply substituting fossil for biological energy sources. This misguided approach distracts attention from real solutions, which must address the grossly unsustainable over­ consumption …