The Swiss multinational Syngenta, which produces genetically modified seeds, was denounced and condemned in the Fourth Permanent Peoples' Tribunal, held in Madrid May 13-17 of this year.
Brazilian eucalyptus plantations of Stora Enso, a giant Finnish-Swedish reforestation company is involved in a serious conflict with local organizations, environmentalists and small farmers.
by Hanna Nikkanen
Stora Enso, a Finnish-Swedish giant of the "forest" industry, is conquering Brazil at high speed. The action involves multiple problems, but neither the shareholders nor consumers seem to even bother. Could South America be the Wild West for the paper industry, based on eucalyptus? For nearly a decade, the exotic eucalyptus was the magnet that attracted the western giants of the forest and paper industry to the heat of land disputes, corruption and accusations of environmental crimes in South America and the Far East. The desire was quick profits.
From: Sócio-Environmental Fórum of the Extreme South of Bahia and the Alert against the Green Desert Network With this statement, we express our enormous outrage about the death of 24-years old H
Join the International Day of Peasant Struggle: Say ‘No!’ to Corporate Control of Agriculture and Food!
La Via Campesina launched a petition suggesting that the Mixed Parliamentary Commission of Inquiry (CPMI) recently installed to criminalize the fight for agrarian reform and the MST should be used
The end of year is time to take stock of activities over the year now, assess the progress and the difficulties and begin planning for the coming next year.
Since the creation of the National Technical Commission (CTNBio) in 2005, biotech multinationals have benefited with consecutive approvals without exception of all of the petitions to release trans
The Military Police took action on the Buriti homelands Brasil do Fato, December 2, 2009 Today, 19 November, a group of landowners accompanied by armed security guards evicted without a court ord