Other Voices: The Connexions Newsletter - March 26, 2016
Forests and trees
Diemer, Ulli (ed.)
Date Written: 2016-03-26
Year Published: 2016
Resource Type: Serial Publication (Periodical)
Cx Number: CX19042
For countless centuries, forests, and the trees in them, have been seen as sources of life, livelihood, and spiritual meaning. For capitalism, however, forests are sites of extraction and profit-making, or obstacles in the way of 'development.' In this issue, we look at some of the threats to forests worldwide, and the ways in which people are resisting and defending the forests.
The Forest and the Trees
Mozambique's Movement to End Land Grabs
Amazon tribe protects the forest with bows, arrows, GPS and camera traps
“No matter how many olive trees they destroy, we will plant more”
Dear sisters: they are killing our trees
Indonesia is burning: So why is the world looking away?
"They Want to Prohibit Us from Dreaming"
Website of the Week: World Rainforest Movement
Book of the week: Trade in Ecosystem Services
Book of the Week: Trade in Ecosystem Services: When payment for environmental services delivers a permit to destroy
Video of the Week:
Disputed Territory: The green economy versus community-based economies
Organizing: Defender of the Forests: Bonnie Phillips vs. the Timber Beasts, Gang Green and the Big Foundations
People's History: A Terrible Beauty: Remembering Ireland’s 1916 Easter Rebellion
From the Archives: The Charter of the Forest