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Rainforest Action Network
RAN seeks to protect the Earth's rainforests through education, grassroots organizing and non-violent direct action. They do so using campaigns to expose the wrongdoings of governments and corporations and mobilize the internatio...
World Rainforest Movement
The WRM is an international network of citizens involved in efforts to defend the world's rainforests. The group works to secure the lands and livelihoods of forest peoples and fights commercial logging, dams, mining, plantations ...
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Amazon defenders face death or exile
Ordinary Brazilians who report illegal logging face threats to their lives.
The Amazon tribe protecting the forest with bows, arrows, GPS and camera traps
With authorities ineffective, the 2,200-strong Ka'apor, in the Brazilian state of Maranhão, are taking on the illegal loggers with technology and direct action. Now the Ka'apor are seeking support thr...
Borneo's Killer Dams
Mega-Dams in Sarawak Threaten Indigenous Tribes with Ethnocide
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...
Other Voices: The Connexions Newsletter - March 26, 2016
Forests and trees
Diemer, Ulli (ed.)
Serial Publication (Periodical)
For countless centuries, forests, and the trees in them, have been seen as sources of life, livelihood, and spiritual meaning. For capitalism, however, forests are sites of extraction and profit-makin...
A race for land is destroying the Guatemalan rainforest
Agriculture is quickly decimating Guatemala's primal forests> It has experience the most rapid deforestatation of any nation in the last five years.
Rumble in the jungle
Could Peru's uncontacted Amazonian tribes be wiped out by oil giants? Not if they don't exist.
Tree-top vigil highlights destruction of Tasmanian forest
Miranda Gibson hopes to bring international attention to the unprotected status of the ancient forests that are threatened by logging
For more than three months, 30-year-old Gibson has been living high above the canopy floor that is the home to some of Australia's most threatened indigenous wildlife, including the Tasmanian devil an...
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