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REDD+: The role of global (e)NGO's

What are those global acting environmental and social campaigners are doing?

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13 September 2013

Forestry Ministry to review cooperation with foreign agencies

Indonesia will reconsider its cooperation with the World Wild Fund (WWF) and other foreign agencies for their failure to help manage the country`s forests effectively, according to Forestry Minister Zulkifli Hasan.

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September 11, 2013

Lawmaker Accuses WWF of Instigating Harrison Ford Ministry Row

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WWF Helps Industry More than Environment

Want to protect the rainforest? All it takes is €5 ($6.30) to get started. Save the gorillas? Three euros and you're in.

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29 May 2012

WWF Tanzania staff in financial scam

AN audit report by Ernst & Young has established that 400,000 US dollars (approx. 624m/-) was misappropriated by the WWF local staff who forged hotel, taxi receipts and direct corruption.

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May 24, 2012

Anti-Corruption Views - Why we need laws to save what's left of our forests

International efforts to protect forests and the people that live in them have failed so badly that just 20 per cent of forest remains untouched by commercial activity. It is really, really crucial that we find a global system that looks after what remains of the world’s lungs.

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May 27, 2012

Representing Nature: WWF, REDD, and the Politics of ‘Science’

Earlier this month, political ecologists Betsy Beymer-Farris and Thomas Bassett published “The REDD Menace: Resurgent Protectionism in Tanzania’s Mangrove Forests” in the journal Global Environmental Change.

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05 May 2012

How climate change has got Worldwide Fund for Nature bamboozled

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April 16, 2012

EARTH MEANDERS: The Great Rainforest Heist

The world’s pre-eminent environmental organizations, widely perceived as the leading advocates for rainforests and old growth, have for decades been actively promoting primary forest logging [

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March 5, 2012

Greenpeace and APP: Maybe Someday They’ll Even Be Friends

The long-running battle between Greenpeace and Asia Pulp & Paper (APP), a giant Indonesian paper company, is heating up again. But this time, there’s a new wrinkle: The two sides are being surprisingly nice to each other – at least for now.

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March 12, 2012

Africa Wildlife Foundation faces lawsuit from indigenous community in Kenya

Africa Wildlife Foundation (AWF), the conservation nonprofit based in Washington, DC, is facing a lawsuit by Kenya’s Samburu tribe over alleged unlawful evictions.


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by Dr. Radut