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Indigenous People & Forests

WRM: March 8 | Women’s Day

WRM: March 8 | Women’s Day

Women Traditional Healers – Amador Hernandez, Chiapas, Mexico (2011). Photo: Langelle World Rainforest Movement 7 March 2020 Women, particularly those who depend on forests for their livelihoods and sustenance, face many struggles. Women often lead various types of...

Natural Forests Are Key In Removing Carbon

Natural Forests Are Key In Removing Carbon

Logging devastation in Mapuche Territory, Chile. Photo: Langelle Restoring Natural Forests is the Best Way to Remove Atmospheric Carbon Nature  April 2, 2019 Simon L. Lewis, Charlotte E. Wheeler, Edward T.A. Mitchard & Alexander Koch Keeping global warming below...

GE American chestnuts vs. Indigenous Peoples’ Sovereignty

Note: The assertion that the American chestnut could be restored using GE technologies is not at all certain.  Tests have only been run for 12 or so years, while AC trees can live for over 200 years.  How the engineered trait will behave in the future under various...

Deforestation in Brazil’s Amazon Hits 10 Year High

Deforestation in Brazil’s Amazon Hits 10 Year High

Deforestation in Brazil’s Amazon Hits 10 Year High Via REDD-MONITOR.ORG: Data released by the Brazilian government last week reveals that deforestation in Brazil’s Amazon has reached its highest rate since 2008. In the period August 2017 to July 2018, an...