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Appeal for Solidarity for Nepal Earthquake Victims

Posted 30th April 2015 in Blog, Indigenous Peoples

Dear All, Greetings from Nepal ! I hope you are already heard about the Nepal terrible earthquake. I also received the emails, call, sms and messages from Facebook and tweeter. Thanks for your solidarity and pray for our life. I could not tell the situation in words. A major earthquake has struck Nepal, causing massive damage. More than Four  Thousands and Five hundreds of people are confirmed dead, and 10 thousands more have been injured. The epicenter of the …

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: Meat from a Landscape Under Threat

Posted 16th January 2015 in Indigenous Peoples, livestock, soja

Global Forest Coalition and Brighter Green have just released a new Report, “Meat from a Landscape Under Threat: Testimonies of the Impacts of Unsustainable Livestock and Soybean Production in Paraguay.”

Written by Dr. Miguel Lovera, this updated report on the social and environmental impacts of unsustainable livestock production focus on those testimonies presented at the workshop. The seminar, organized on November 28 and 29 of 2014 by the Global Forest …