Letter from Indonesian community threatened by pulp-and-paper

TELUK MERANTI COMMUNITY LETTER OF REJECTION TOWARDS RAPP COMPANY (APRIL) Regarding: UPHOLDING TELUK MERANTI COMMUNITY RIGHTS To the Honourable, President Director of RAPP company (April) With this, the community of…

Indonesia’s deforestation: no mystery here

A new report published in Environmental Research Letters uses precise satellite imaging to show that the pace of forest clearing in Indonesia steadily increased from 2000-2005. At the end of…

Huge News for Ontario’s Boreal Forest and its peoples.

The Ontario Government just announced plans to protect 56 million acres of Northern Boreal forest from all industry. The area falls entirely in the traditional territories of 36 First Nations…

Message from JB Fobister in Grassy Narrows

JB Fobister is a Grassy Narrows member who has been a key part of the community’s work towards self-determination. He sends this message: Six years ago when we blocked the…

Deforestation leading cause of Global Warming

OK – we know that forests trap carbon which helps reduce the amount of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere. We know that planting trees and restoring forests increases the depth…