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70 Civil Society Organisations Call On UNESCO to Protect Sundarbans From Proposed Coal-fired Power Plant

20 Apr, 2017

As the people from the Sunderbans coastal belt and the National Committee to Protect Oil, Gas, Mineral Resources, Power and Ports hold a grand rally in Khulna, Bangladesh, 70 civil society organisations call on UNESCO World Heritage Committee to protect the world’s largest mangrove forest, the Sundarbans, and to cancel the proposed construction of the Rampal coal power-plant project in Bangladesh.

The Sundarbans is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and a Ramsar-listed wetland. According to the civil society organisations, the Rampal …

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Forest Cover 52 – The Burning Issue

21 Mar, 2017

Welcome to Forest Cover No. 52, 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.…

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Exhibition on Green Land Grabbing Launched

21 Mar, 2014

On the occasion of International Forest Day, the Global Forest Coalition [1] in collaboration with Critical Information Collective [2], Global Justice Ecology Project [3], and Langelle Photography [4], launched an…

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