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Concern over DRC’s plan to lift logging ban in Congo forest

Congo Basin Forest

There are concerns that the government of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) is considering lifting a long-standing ban on the expansion of industrial logging in its rainforests, thus handing over tens of millions of hectares of virgin forest to loggers and leading to the destruction of the ecosystem and local peoples’ livelihoods while fueling climate change. Logging This ...

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Germany responsible for mining related displacements in Guinea, say groups

Angela Merkel

A team of campaigners has said that Germany should be held responsible for large scale loss of livelihood and displacement of farmers in Guinea. Angela Merkel, German Chancellor They insist that the German government is driving land grabbing, environmental destruction and human rights violations. According to them, besides being a buyer of bauxite, Germany is also a financier by providing ...

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Indonesian firm sues groups for campaigning against rainforest destruction

Korindo oil palm plantation

Hamburg-based NGO Rettet den Regenwald (Rainforest Rescue) and the Centre for International Policy (CIP) from the USA are facing a defamation lawsuit before the Hamburg Regional Court in Germany. Cleared forest for a Korindo oil palm plantation in Papua. Photo credit: Mighty Earth The first day of hearings in the case took place on Friday, January 22, 2021. Kenertec, an Indonesian company, is suing ...

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