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International Development Law Organization
IDLO is an international intergovernmental organization dedicated to promoting the rule of law and good governance in developing countries, countries in economic transition and in those emerging from armed conflict. We pursue ou...
International Union for the Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources
IUCN, the International Union for Conservation of Nature, helps the world find pragmatic solutions to our most pressing environment and development challenges. It supports scientific research, manages field projects all over the w...

News Releases

Two foreign journalists arrested while covering Greenpeace operation
2009-11-17
Reporters without Borders
Reporters Without Borders deplores yesterday#s arrest of two foreign journalists # Kumkum Dasgupta of India and Raimondo Bultrini of Italy # while covering a Greenpeace protest against uncontrolled de...

Sources Select Resources

Borneo's Killer Dams
Mega-Dams in Sarawak Threaten Indigenous Tribes with Ethnocide
Stephenson, Amanda
Article
2014
Counterpunch
Sarawak, Malaysia, is home to thousands of endemic species, forty indigenous groups, and one of the largest transboundary rainforests remaining in the world. The state is also suffering from one of th...
Deforestation
Wikipedia Article
Article
Wikipedia Article
Deforestation, clearance or clearing is the removal of a forest or stand of trees where the land is thereafter converted to a non-forest use. Examples of deforestation include conversion of forestland...
Deforestation, exploitation, hypocrisy: no end to Wilmar's palm oil land grabs
Van Schaik,Anne;Ojo,Godwin
Article
2015
The Ecologist
With the deadline for the full implementation of Wilmar's 'No peat, no deforestation, no exploitation' promise, the oil palm giant is keen to push its green image in Europe. In Nigeria however, forest...
Deforestation of Central America Rises as Mexico's War on Drugs Moves South
Saliba, Frédéric
Article
2014
The Guardian
Swaths of Central American rainforest are affected by 'narco-deforestation', caused by landing strips and roads built by and for drug traffickers.
Illegal loggers remain hidden in Peru's forest but timber finds global buyers
Collyns, Dan
Article
2014
The Guardian
State exercises little control over remote Amazon region blighted by poverty and illiteracy, and organised crime fills the vacuum.
A Last Chance for the World's Forests?
Laurence, Bill
Article
2016
Counterpunch
An alarming new study has shown that the world’s forests are not only disappearing rapidly, but that areas of 'core forest' -- remote interior areas critical for disturbance-sensitive wildlife and eco...
Neoliberal Ebola: The Agroeconomic Origins of the Ebola Outbreak
Wallace, Rob
Article
2015
Independent Science News
Wallace describes the rise of Ebola, connecting its outbreak to capital-driven shifts in land and changes in the agroeconomic context.
Palm Oil company plan to slow deforestation 'another land-grab'
Colchester, Marcus
Article
2014
The Ecologist
A palm oil company's 'forest conservation' programme in Indonesia has ended up being a second land grab, seizing resources from local communities' control.
Stemming the tide together: Soil, not oil
Bassey, Nnimmo; Shiva, Vandana
Article
2015
Pambazuka News
We are living in a rapidly changing world. The changes that we are witnessing have not come about by accident; they have been carefully orchestrated and the price has been dire. Today, a handful of co...
Two foreign journalists arrested while covering Greenpeace operation
Sources News Release
Article
2009
Reporters without Borders
Reporters Without Borders deplores yesterday#s arrest of two foreign journalists # Kumkum Dasgupta of India and Raimondo Bultrini of Italy # while covering a Greenpeace protest against uncontrolled de...


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