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Eucalyptus Plantations, Toilet Paper Companies Devastate Brazilian Town

Eucalyptus Plantations, Toilet Paper Companies Devastate Brazilian Town

Eucalyptus Plantations, Toilet Paper Companies Devastate Brazilian Town The devastating social and ecological impacts of plantations, especially eucalyptus are well documented and vast.  Freeze tolerant genetically engineered eucalyptus trees could allow eucalyptus...

Women Face Abuse, Poverty Due To Oil Palm Industry

Women Face Abuse, Poverty Due To Oil Palm Industry

Women Face Abuse, Poverty Due To Oil Palm Industry Declaration: No to abuse against women in industrial oil palm plantations “Yesterday is gone, live today wisely and since tomorrow cannot be assured,  the struggle starts now…” Hajaratu Abdulahi from Nigeria   We...

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...