This year, I have written three posts on REDD-Monitor about an Australian “businessman” called David Nilsson and his activities in Peru. I suggested that he should receive the award of Australian carbon cowboy of the year, after his interactions with the Matsés Indigenous Peoples.
A round-up of everything you need to know in the world of REDD this month. Well, almost everything.
By Chris Lang, WRM Bulletin 166, May 2011
Oji Paper has cleared large areas of forest in Laos to make way for its industrial tree plantations. Now the company hopes to get REDD funding for its monocultures.
By Chris Lang, WRM Bulletin 160, November 2010
Monocultures continue to expand in Southeast Asia – as does the resistance to them.
By Chris Lang, WRM Bulletin 158, September 2010
Whilst the latest Reduced Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation (REDD) text doesn’t have the words “Made in the USA” anywhere on it, it should have.
By Chris Lang, Published in Climate Chronicle No. 5, Transnational Institute’s COP-15 newspaper, 17 December 2009.
Getting tired of the ever expanding REDD plans? Me too.
By Chris Lang, Published in Climate Chronicle No. 3, Transnational Institute’s COP-15 newspaper, 11 December 2009
The largest area of intact lowland evergreen forests in southeast Asia is under threat.