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Breaking: Chile Cancels UN Climate COP Amidst Massive Popular Uprising

Breaking: Chile Cancels UN Climate COP Amidst Massive Popular Uprising

Chile was to be the perfect host for the UN Climate COP which has as its focus the expansion and further legitimization of market-based policies based on the neoliberal commodification of the earth, an expansion of industrial tree plantations as a “natural climate...

Una campaña global evidencia el rechazo mundial a los árboles transgénicos mientras se celebra la Conferencia Internacional de Biotecnología de los Árboles en Carolina del Norte

Para difusión inmediata                                       20 de Junio de 2019 Una campaña global evidencia el rechazo mundial a los árboles transgénicos mientras se celebra la Conferencia Internacional de Biotecnología de los Árboles en Carolina del Norte Los...

Research Determines Reasons for Massive Fires in South-Central Chile

Research Determines Reasons for Massive Fires in South-Central Chile

Research determines reasons for massive fires in south-central Chile The Campaign to STOP GE Trees and Global Justice Ecology Project has worked to expose the dangers of monoculture tree plantations in Chile. See our Chile Blog here.   PHYS.ORG: A Montana State...

Chile: Mega Forest Fires, Corporate Crime and Impunity

Chile: Mega Forest Fires, Corporate Crime and Impunity

Chile: Mega Forest Fires, Corporate Crime and Impunity   Tree plantation companies have enormous power and impunity in Chile. The fires of 2017 demonstrated the collusion between these companies and public officials to prevent investigations and criminalize the...

Research Determines Reasons for Massive Fires in South-Central Chile

Transgenic Trees are a Threat to Forests

WATCH: Pulp and Paper Industry a Culprit in Spread of Chilean Wildfires https://youtu.be/4HqNcUMdnwA Originally published in Spanish by Puntofinal.cl. Translated into English through Google Translate.   Resistance to the forest business grows in several points of...

Monoculture Eucalyptus Plantations Caused Deadly Wildfires

Monoculture Eucalyptus Plantations Caused Deadly Wildfires

The wildfire in Portugal that killed 61 people earlier this month were caused by eucalyptus tree plantations according to critics like Catarina Martins the leader of the  Left Bloc, a progressive political party in Portugal. “After what happened, things have to...

Portugal’s Wildfires: A Result of the Timber Industry

Portugal’s Wildfires: A Result of the Timber Industry

Note/Nota: Em português depois do inglês / En español, después de inglés y portugués   Wildfires in Portugal have been called “the worst such disaster in recent history.” Dozens of people burnt to death in their cars while trying to escape the inferno. But this...