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Extractive industries, tourism and infrastructure

Is the BRI in line with an “ecological civilization?” Whose future counts?

7 Dec, 2022

Dusty road, an image of the Pan-Borneo Highway near Sebangkoi Park, Sarawak

By Allie Constantine (Global Forest Coalition) in ECO, Vol. 65 7 December 2022 China’s Belt and Road Initiative (BRI), hailed as being a new strategy to connect the world with Asia through various forms of trade, suffers from a lack of transparency around some of its more negative impacts. Worryingly, human rights abuses and environmental concerns (including massive risk for biodiversity [1]) are often left unaddressed, as a new briefing paper by the Global Forest Coalition analyses. Disasters including flooding, …

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Webinar: Impacts of tourism

30 Oct, 2020

This webinar focused on the impacts of tourism and includes short presentations from GFC member groups where they explore both the impacts of mass tourism projects on forests and communities,…

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ЛЕСНОЕ ОБОЗРЕНИЕ 60: Как Инициатива «Пояс и путь» влияет на женщин и леса?

18 Dec, 2019

 Это издание журнала Forest Cover посвящено Инициативе по поясу и пути (BRI). BRI - это стратегия глобального развития правительства Китая, направленная на восстановление старого Шелкового пути, связывающего Китай с Азией…

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