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Palm Oil: No Thanks: We scrub away the palm oil lobby’s dirty greenwashing

3 Sep, 2013

(cross-posted)

Sep 2, 2013

Joint press release by Rainforest Rescue, Society for Threatened Peoples, Robin Wood, Urgewald and Watch Indonesia! 

Berlin

Activists from Rainforest Rescue, the Society for Threatened Peoples, Robin Wood, Urgewald  and Watch Indonesia! are scrubbing the pavements in front of  two conference venues used by palm oil lobbyists in Berlin.  The environmental and human rights organisations are protesting against today’s inaugural meeting of the “Forum for Sustainable Palm Oil” and against tomorrow’s first European Conference of the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm …

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SEED DECLARATION, INDIA, 2012

14 May, 2013

Foreword: Seed diversity and agrobiodiversity worldwide face the growing threat of market liberalisation, including the FTA between India and the EU that will only suit agribusinesses. To safeguard seed diversity and farmers’…

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REDD Fiddlers on a Burning Roof

18 Apr, 2013

Before we report on the national workshop on REDD Safeguards Information Systems and Conflict Resolution mechanisms, which took place from 8 to 12 April in Paraguay, let us talk briefly…

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REDD+ Offsets Don’t Add Up

4 Apr, 2013

cross-posted from foodandwaterwatch.org – New Food & Water Europe Report Shows Why Use of International Forest Offsets Won’t Reduce Carbon Emissions Brussels — Developments in the United States may lead to…

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