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Monoculture Tree Plantations: Fuelling the Climate Fire

9 Sep, 2017

  Tree plantations often replace natural ecosystems, or lands that were in process of ecosystem restoration. The replacement of forests by tree plantations is one of the main threats to the world’s biodiversity. Monoculture tree plantations also have a negative impact on water sources, as they tend to require the use of agrochemicals, and often exist of species like Pine and Eucalyptus that require an excessive amount of water. Alien invasive species like Eucalyptus (if planted outside its country of …

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GFC Annual Report 2016

9 Jun, 2017

2016 was an exciting and productive year for the Global Forest Coalition. We grew our membership to 86 NGOs and Indigenous Peoples Organisations from 58 countries, enabling us to reaffirm…

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Our food is not your business

6 May, 2017

Alternatives to unsustainable livestock and feedstock farming and the current corporate free trade model This briefing paper aims to contribute to the many ongoing efforts, actions, and discussions on alternatives…

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#women2030 Media Training Toolkit

21 Mar, 2017

If you need to know more about how to communicate your campaign to others, this Media Training Toolkit will help you. It introduces basic ‘need to know’ information about telling…

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Sustainable Development Goals and Gender

8 Mar, 2017

This international Women’s Day, GFC joins in solidarity with partners and women’s groups to defend women’s rights and gender equality worldwide. We also acknowledge that with recent times women still…

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