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Amid the flurry of news about investments in carbon markets, a new WRM study has taken a closer look at a REDD initiative underway in the municipality of Portel, in the state of Pará in the Brazilian Amazon. The case illustrates what is known as "carbon colonialism".
9 November 2022
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On the eve of two new rounds of UN climate and biodiversity Conferences of the Parties (COPs), this document intends to reflect on participation in international forest policy processes. The briefing is based on WRM’s experience and that of grassroots activists with whom WRM collaborates.
31 October 2022
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This publication exposes the most common misleading statements currently used by plantation companies. It’s is based on the briefing "Ten Replies to Ten Lies" written by Ricardo Carrere in 1999.
21 September 2022
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This publication gathers eleven articles that reflect on fundamental and dangerous dimensions of Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation (REDD), the dominant forest policy around the world since 2007.
28 April 2022
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On the eve of March 21, the day FAO celebrates its International Day of sustainable forest destruction, WRM is releasing a briefing that looks back at a UN-led process on the Underlying Causes of Deforestation that took place more than 20 years ago. The Underlying Causes identified in 1999 do not only remain as significant today as they were. They have even been reinforced in many ways.
18 March 2022
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New publication calls attention to the devastating impacts of Protected Areas in India.
15 March 2022
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Why do peasant farmers lose out when they produce for the palm oil industry? A publication based on experiences from Latin America, sub-Saharan Africa and Southeast Asia.

19 July 2021
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WRM Bulletin Compilation. Available in English and Indonesian.

6 April 2021
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The report details abuses faced by communities affected by industrial oil palm plantations managed by the Congolese company Plantations et Huileries du Congo (PHC).

5 February 2021
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20 Years after Addressing the Underlying Causes of Deforestation.
10 January 2021
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Company plans 75,000 hectare expansion of Industrial Tree Plantations in Seven Countries in the Global South: Sierra Leone, Ghana, Uganda, Ethiopia, Peru, Ecuador and Paraguay. Download the leafelt to know more about the company and why communities should be alert.

6 July 2020
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This publication aims to alert community groups and activists about the corporate push for a new round of large-scale tree plantation expansion.

23 March 2020