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Posted: 29 May 2007 in Pulpmillwatch.org

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Armed security force of Fibria (Aracruz) kills local villager in Bahia
A statement about the tragic death of Henrique Souza Pereira in Fibria’s eucalyptus plantations from Sócio-Environmental Fórum of the Extreme South of Bahia and the Alert against the Green Desert …
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Gunns pulp mill: High risk investment?
Tomorrow, 29 April 2009, the Wilderness Society will run a full-page advertisement in the Financial Times . The Wilderness Society has released a list of the banks which have committed not to finance …
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Aracruz suspends construction of new pulp mill in Guaiba
Aracruz has announced that it is to “temporarily suspend” the construction of its new pulp mill in Guaiba, Rio Grande do Sul province. Construction at the proposed new 1.3 million tons per year pulp …
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International Campaign against Stora Enso
In August 2008, Via Campesina Brazil and the Movement of Landless Peasants (MST) launched an international campaign against the activities of the Swedish-Finnish pulp and paper company Stora Enso …
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Stop the Madness of Paper Consumption: Make a Shrink Pledge Today!
Shrink, a new campaign and website was launched on Monday, aimed at reducing paper consumption. Here’s the Shrink campaign ‘s press release (9 June 2008): A network of more than 50 …
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ANZ pulls out of financing Gunns’ proposed pulp mill
Press Release 29th May 2008 ENVIRONMENTAL GROUPS WELCOME ANZ DECISION NOT TO FINANCE GUNNS’ PROPOSED PULP MILL Other banks also urged to abstain from a project that spells …
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Military Police violently evict women protesters from Stora Enso’s plantations in Brazil
By Chris Lang (March 2008): On Tuesday, 4th March 2008, about 900 women from the International Peasant Movement Via Campesina were violently evicted by the Military Police from an area of 2,100 …
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Women of the Via Campesina occupy area of Stora Enso in the Rio Grande do Sul state
Press release from Via Campesina (4 March 2008): This Tuesday, 4 March, around 900 women of the Via Campesina occupied the Tarumã Farm, 2,100 hectares big, in the municipality of Rosário do Sul …
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Citigroup say sell high risk Gunns, others agree
Press release from Wilderness Society (1 March 2008): Leading international investment firm recommends investors sells Gunns shares, others such as JP Morgan agree A major investment group …
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Subsidising Gunns’ destruction
By Chris Lang (January 2008): A recent article by Barnaby Drake in the World Rainforest Movement Bulletin outlines some of the subsidies that Gunns receives from the government. One of …
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Protests against Gunns’ bankers – ANZ
MEDIA RELEASE 24 October 2007 AUSTRALIA-WIDE EVENTS AT ANZ BANK BRANCHES HIGHLIGHT INVESTMENT IN PULP MILL AND LOGGING ANZ customers informed about how their money is being used to destroy …
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New Botnia website
(October 2007) Pulpmillwatch.org recently learned of a new spoof Botnia website about the company’s operations in Uruguay. In a welcome new development of Corporate Social Responsibility, Botnia …
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Ask new ANZ CEO not to support Gunn’s pulp mill!
(October 2007) Please tell ANZ what you think about Gunns’ proposed pulp mill: International cyberaction launched to lobby new director over ANZ support of Gunns’ destruction of Tasmania’s …
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Chile: Lawsuit against Celco for pollution
By Chris Lang (September 2007): The Chilean State Defence Council (CDE) has filed a 2 billion peso (US$3.9 million) lawsuit against Celulosa Arauco y Constitución SA (Celco) for environmental damage …
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Brazil: Tupinikim and Guarani win victory in land rights struggle
By Chris Lang (August 2007): On 28 August 2007, Tarso Genro, Brazil’s Minister of Justice, signed two ministerial decrees acknowleding 18,070 hectares of land in Espirito Santo as belonging to …
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Tasmania: New film – “Too precious to pulp?”
By Chris Lang (July 2007): Tasmania’s Clean Green Future: Too Precious to Pulp? is a new film produced by The Wilderness Society . The short film reports on the social, environmental and …
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Thailand: Advance Agro plans new 500,000 t/yr pulp mill
By Chris Lang (June 2007): In December 2006, Pulp and Paper International magazine reported that Advance Agro planned to expand its operations in Thailand with a 500,000 tonnes a year pulp mill and …
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