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Biofuelwatch in Cancun

3 Dec, 2010

Massively increasing demand for “biomass” is resulting in land grabs and expansion of destructive industrial monocultures at the expense of forests, biodiversity and food production.  Deepak Rughani and Rachel Smolker from Biofuelwatch are in Cancun monitoring and participating in events relevant to bioenergy, biofuels and biochar.  They will pay particular attention to the proposals under “land use, land use change and forestry” (aka “LULUCF”). Along with REDD (reducing emissions from deforestation and forest degradation), the LULUCF proposals seek to expand …

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Forest and Indigenous Groups Reject Cancún Forest Deal

26 Nov, 2010

Joint Press Release from Global Forest Coalition and Indigenous Environmental Network  26 November, 2010                                    Forest and Indigenous Groups Reject Cancún Forest Deal REDD Will Violate Rights, Accelerate Emissions, Groups Warn…

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