13 October 2005
As Central America, Asia suffer major flooding new UN Study finds no evidence supporting claims that deforestation is to be blame
BOGOR, INDONESIA and BANGKOK, THAILAND (13 October 2005) — The massive flooding this week in Central America has prompted the press and well-intentioned advocacy groups to blame the flooding following heavy rain from Hurricane...
16 March 2005
Center for International Forestry Research: The Roots of Jungle Warfare: UN Study Finds Many Forested Areas Ripe For Violent Conflict
Experts urge attention to political, economic, and social issues that have made forests the flash point for many of the world’s recent wars.
23 February 2005
Dorothy Stang, a 74 year-old missionary and supporter of peasant land rights, was shot to death in the State of Pará in the Amazon region on February 13th. According to media reports, the killing took place a few days after she...