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Forests, Trees and Climate Change


The industrialisation of the Bioeconomy poses risks to the climate, the environment, and people

The industrialisation of the Bioeconomy poses risks to the climate, the environment, and people

Civil society groups reject the impact of an exponential growth of the Bioeconomy In recent years, governments have given support to substitute fossil fuels with biomass for energy, in the name of climate change. Increasingly, they are also considering support for other products made out of bio-materials, which is fashionably named the ‘bioeconomy.’ The Biofuture Platform, an initiative proposed by the Brazilian government and launched with support from 20 countries in 2016, is one example. However, a closer look at …

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The Chaco under attack

The Chaco under attack

A photoessay about indigenous communities in the Chaco region of Paraguay, and their existence in a landscape under threat by agribusiness and international trade policies. By Fernando Franceschelli and Ines…

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Guahory women fight for the earth:

Guahory women fight for the earth:

A World Food Sovereignty Day photo-essay about the impacts of toxic agribusiness in Paraguay and the EU-Mercosur free trade agreement By Fernando Franceschelli and Ines Franceschelli, Henoi and Global Forest…

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