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Indigenous People

Org. Sign On! Brazil Groups Say Plantations Are Not Forests!

Org. Sign On! Brazil Groups Say Plantations Are Not Forests!

September 21st is the International Day Against Tree Plantations  Sign Your group onto the letter denouncing tree plantations to the IUFRO World Congress (International Union of Forest Research Organizations) by 9/19/19 World Rainforest Movement, which is on the...

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...

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...