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RELEASE: Rainforest Action Network Expands Misleading Greenwashing of Primary Forest Logging 5

RELEASE: Rainforest Action Network Expands Misleading Greenwashing of Primary Forest Logging

RAN's recent "rainforest safe" book and luxury shopping bag campaigns show they value greenwashing primary forest logging [search] and sustaining old growth timber markets more than ecological science showing without primary forest logging ban...

RELEASE: Papua New Guinea’s Indigenous Landowners Stripped of Land Rights as Chinese Communist Influence Grows 5

RELEASE: Papua New Guinea’s Indigenous Landowners Stripped of Land Rights as Chinese Communist Influence Grows

PNG government amends Environment Act [search] with no debate to remove powers from landowners to challenge in court resource development projects on their customary land. Move reflects increased pressure by foreign developers, particularly Chinese...

VICTORY! Madagascar Reinstates Rainforest Protections Following EI Led Global Public Outcry 9

VICTORY! Madagascar Reinstates Rainforest Protections Following EI Led Global Public Outcry

Madagascar's transitional government last week reinstated a ban on rosewood logging [search] and exports, following prolonged and growing pressure over illegal logging of its national parks spearheaded by EcoInternet. As reported by Mongabay, the...

RELEASE: French President Sarkozy’s Dangerous Deforestation Doublespeak 2

RELEASE: French President Sarkozy’s Dangerous Deforestation Doublespeak

Pledges to work to end deforestation as French company prepares to ship illegal logs from Madagascar From Earth's Newsdesk, a project of EcoInternet (EI) You can still TAKE ACTION on this matter at: http://www.rainforestportal.org/shared/alerts/send.aspx?id=madagascar_landgrab...

RELEASE: Global Campaign to Protect and Restore Old Forests Gaining Traction 12

RELEASE: Global Campaign to Protect and Restore Old Forests Gaining Traction

Campaigns to end industrial primary rainforest logging in Papua New Guinea and Madagascar based upon ecological science, and meant to end corruption and ecological harm By Earth's Newsdesk, a project of EcoInternet (EI) CONTACT:...

EARTH MEANDERS: Ode to Madang 16

EARTH MEANDERS: Ode to Madang

By Dr. Glen Barry, EcoInternet Earth Meanders come from Earth's Newsdesk Yet another paradise lost? Prime Minister Michael Somare of Papua New Guinea is ruling as a Mugabe like thug bent upon becoming a...

PAPUA NEW GUINEA RAINFOREST: Madang Police Issue Violent Warning to Logging Opposition 1

PAPUA NEW GUINEA RAINFOREST: Madang Police Issue Violent Warning to Logging Opposition

By Earth’s Newsdesk and Asples PNG, projects of EcoInternet http://www.ecoearth.info/newsdesk/ CONTACT: Dr. Glen Barry, glenbarry@ecologicalinternet.org With logging stopped by court order, violence breaks out in Ramu logging area in Papua New Guinea. Two youths...

RELEASE: WWF Confronted for Rainforest “Greenwashing” of “Sustainable” Palm Oil 11

RELEASE: WWF Confronted for Rainforest “Greenwashing” of “Sustainable” Palm Oil

By Earth's Newsdesk, a project of EcoInternet http://www.ecoearth.info/newsdesk/ CONTACT: Dr. Glen Barry, glenbarry@ecologicalinternet.org An Open Letter signed by more than 80 organizations from 31 countries was delivered yesterday to the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm...

RELEASE: deRANged II The Sequel  — Rainforest Action Network Endangers World’s Rainforests 20

RELEASE: deRANged II The Sequel — Rainforest Action Network Endangers World’s Rainforests

By Earth's Newsdesk, a project of EcoInternet http://www.ecoearth.info/newsdesk/ CONTACT: Dr. Glen Barry, glenbarry@ecologicalinternet.org (EARTH) — Rainforest Action Network (RAN) has unexpectedly pulled out of nearly completed secret negotiations with EcoInternet to work jointly to...