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You can’t replace a forest

Calling a plantation a ‘forest’ is like branding a big swimming pool a ‘lake’ says Friends of the Earth’s Isaac Rojas.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Something myth-ing? What they don’t tell us about African agriculture

Ian Fitzpatrick on truths, lies and stereotypes.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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EU ups its tropical forest-related aid

On the face of it, this is good news, says Saskia Ozinga – but only if local communities have a say in how the money is spent.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Fighting the power in Liberia

Jacinta Fay and Silas Kpanan’Ayoung Siakor revisit the farming communities banding together to prevent government-sanctioned corporate land grabs. .…

  • Tue Jul 5 13:59:00 2016
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Thanks to British banks, coal is king in Indonesian Borneo

Local villages are being evicted while the City of London and mining companies binge on fossil fuels. Alex Scrivener reports.…

  • Tue Jul 5 13:59:00 2016
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‘The earth in Indonesia is on fire’

Nithin Coca looks at the causes of an unfolding environmental and health catastrophe.…

  • Tue Jul 5 13:59:00 2016
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Curbing destructive palm oil plantations brings together strange bedfellows

Richard Schiffman looks at one way the UN Climate Summit may yet have a positive impact on deforestation..…

  • Tue Jul 5 13:59:00 2016
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Resisting corporate takeover: 'when our land is free, we’re all free'

Silas Siakor and Jacinta Fay document the Jogbahn Clan’s struggles against agribusiness in Liberia.…

  • Tue Jul 5 13:59:00 2016
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Climate change greenwashing

Peru’s climate change talks open to allegations of hypocrisy and deception, Stephanie Boyd reports.…

  • Tue Jul 5 13:59:00 2016
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Did we learn the right lessons from Ebola?

And will Sierra Leone be ready, should the virus return? Hazel Healy travelled there to find out..…

  • Fri Jun 24 10:44:02 2016
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