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The WWF and Tree Monoculture Plantations

May 31, 2010

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The WWF and Tree Monoculture Plantations The World Wildlife Fund (WWF), in addition to being the object of harsh criticism for its membership in the Round Table on Responsible Soy, is also under fire for giving its seal of approval to a United Nations’ Food and Agriculture Organization’s (FAO) tree monoculture plantation certification scheme, which […]

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GREENWASHING | Analysis of Boreal Forest Agreement Greenpeace, Nature Conservancy, Forest Ethics

May 31, 2010

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Council of Canadians Cherrypicks the Peoples Agreement from Cochabamba

May 27, 2010

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Council of Canadians Cherrypicks the Peoples Agreement from Cochabamba PEJnews – Joan Russow | Global Compliance Research Project What was significant in the Cochabamba conference was that there was a final comprehensive People’s Agreement, emerging from the seventeen group discussions. In a recent release, the Council of Canadians has misrepresented the Peoples Agreement by asking […]

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Nature Conservancy’s ties to BP (+ Environmental Defense Fund, Sierra Club, Etc.)

May 27, 2010

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Nature Conservancy faces potential backlash from ties with BP By Joe Stephens Washington Post Staff Writer Sunday, May 23, 2010; 12:30 PM In the days after the immensity of the spill in the Gulf of Mexico became clear, some Nature Conservancy supporters took to the organization’s web site to vent their anger. “The first thing […]

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FOREST RELEASE: Greenpeace Partners with Industry Logging Canadian Boreal Forests

May 23, 2010

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EI PRESS/SOCIAL MEDIA RELEASE Greenpeace Partners with Industry Logging Canadian Boreal Forests Along with ForestEthics and other foundation-dependent primary forest logging apologists, Greenpeace negotiates weak agreement that legitimizes continued old growth forest logging in exchange for vague promises of possible future protections. Old forest greenwashing must end. May 21, 2010 Contact: Dr. Glen Barry, glenbarry […]

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Environmentalism is Dead | Counterpunch

May 21, 2010

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“This. Is. Serious.” Environmentalism is Dead By GREGORY VICKREY Another tragedy befalls the environment and we can count on those that were once environmentalists to capitalize, figuratively and literally. As you read, perhaps a 1000 or so organizations are happily signing (or being bribed to sign) yet another refined letter to President Obama, praising his […]

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ENGOs Do Not Speak for Carrier Sekani Tribal Council | Nature Conservancy of Canada

May 21, 2010

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NEWS RELEASE posted on May 21, 2010 by dawn by Carrier Sekani Tribal Council Dakelh Traditional Territory/Prince George, BC – The Carrier Sekani Tribal Council is calling on all environmental non-governmental organizations (ENGOs) to improve their policies on working with First Nations communities, particularly CSTC communities that have unresolved land and resource claims in British […]

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LEAKED DOCUMENT: Greenpeace, ENGO’s, Foundations cutting secret deals, greenwashing all forestry

May 20, 2010

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Read the leaked document here: http://vancouver.mediacoop.ca/sites/mediacoop.ca/files2/mc/CBF_leak.pdf Greenpeace, ENGO’s, Foundations cutting secret deals, greenwashing all forestry The key quote in this article is here: A spokesperson for Greenpeace said: “There is no agreement, but we will let you know when there is an agreement.” MS: Who gave them such authority? How on earth can they claim […]

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Why Big Green Must Die

May 18, 2010

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May 17, 2010 Why Big Green Must Die Salazar Unleashed By JOHN HALLE Following the announcement of the right wing rogues’ gallery which would serve as Obama’s cabinet, the appointment of Ken Salazar, a well known shill for the oil and gas industry, elicited comparatively little comment. Among the few who managed to express their […]

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Greenoxx NGO sells first tons of REDD Project

May 14, 2010

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Greenoxx NGO sells first tons of REDD Project Contributed by Clair Marrey Added: 10 May 2010 Expires: 30 November 2010 The Madre de Dios Amazon REDD Project has sold its first 40,000 tons of CO2 in May 2010. Approved according to the CCB Standards & due to it’s high social & environmental sustainability the project […]

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