Environmental conflicts and defenders: A global overview GEC | 02 Jun 2020
Bottom-up mobilizations for more sustainable and socially just uses of the environment occur worldwide across all income groups, testifying to the global existence of various forms of grassroots environmentalism as a promising force for sustainability.
Offshore investors swoop on almond orchards AFR | 01 Jun 2020
Funds managed by North American farmland and timber giant Hancock Natural Resource Group are poised to snap up two almond properties worth around $12 million in the NSW Riverina and South Australia’s Riverland.
Liberia: Salala Rubber Corporation (SRC) under fire, as 22 communities complained of abuses FrontPageAfrica | 28 May 2020
The complaint to the independent watchdog and accountability mechanism of the Wolrd Bank relates to a series of gross human rights abuses perpetrated against the indigenous people in SRC’s concession areas.
Cameroon women denounce "destruction" of forests and community by agribusiness giants Earthsight | 01 Apr 2020
The campaign against Cameroon’s agribusiness titans was reenergised in March after women living near several controversial plantations denounced the loss of community lands and rights, and the destruction of native forests.
Tu tierra, mi tierra, nuestra tierra Coordinadora Europea Via Campesina | 28 may 2020
El movimiento de Soberanía Alimentaria de Nyéléni en Europa y Asia Central (Nyéléni ECA) publica hoy una herramienta práctica para apoyar y fortalecer las luchas por la tierra de los pequeños y medianos productores de alimentos y de las comunidades locales.
Brasil: A história do cerco à Amazônia Amigos da Terra Brasil | 31 May 2020
A engrenagem do capital esmaga a Amazônia, seus povos, a floresta e seus rios: de um lado, a expansão da soja e da pecuária, unidas à derrubada e comercialização ilegal de madeiras e às queimadas criminosas que “limpam a terra” para o agronegócio