TV Yle, Finland’s national public broadcasting channel, has produced a documentary about the participation of Stora Enso, a Swedish-Finnish pulp giant that is part of Veracel Celulose. Veracel Celulose is a company in Brazil accused of land grabbing, bribery and environmental and labor crimes. It is worrisome that the police have arrested people interviewed in the documentary, such as farmer Geraldo Pereira.
Other information 30 September 2019
Documentary that accuses Veracel Celulose of bribery, land appropriation and violence is screened for the second time in Finland
Other information 29 April 2018
Finnish activists protest against Stora Enso and Veracel
Bulletin articles 10 June 2014
Multimedia 16 February 2011
Other information 1 August 2008
WRM information sheets on GE tree research First posted: 1 August 2008 Last update: August 2014 Tree species being manipulated: hybrid aspen (Populus) silver birch (Betula pendula) Aim of genetic manipulation
Other information 22 May 1999
By Larry Lohmann Forest degradation is associated with the activities of loggers, timber consumers, paper companies, and multilateral agencies. Often overlooked is the role of a much lower-profile set of actors: forestry and engineering consultancy firms.