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Forest destroyer Oji Paper to carry out REDD feasibility study in Laos

29 Nov

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

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Monocultures on the March in Southeast Asia

19 Sep

Monocultures continue to expand in Southeast Asia – as does the resistance to them.

By Chris Lang, WRM Bulletin 158, September 2010

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How FAO helps greenwash the timber industry’s greenhouse gas emissions

24 Aug

The FAO uses tax payers’ money to promote the timber and pulp and paper industries.

By Chris Lang. Published in WRM Bulletin 157, August 2010

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European Ecolabel’s greenwashing of Asia Pulp and Paper must stop

22 Apr

APP is one of the most controversial pulp and paper companies on the planet. So why have two of its paper products been awarded the EU Ecolabel?

By Chris Lang. Published in WRM Bulletin 153, April 2010.

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Indonesia: Plantations, human rights and REDD

22 Dec

Will the plantation companies responsible for destroying villagers’ livelihoods benefit from REDD?

By Chris Lang. Published in WRM Bulletin 149, December 2009.

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Laos: Chinese company Sun Paper plans eucalyptus monocultures

21 Jul

More eucalyptus monocultures are planned for Laos.
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Wilful ignorance: FAO and industrial tree plantations

28 Apr

FAO continues to push the lie of “planted forests”.
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