The Nature Conservancy in São Félix do Xingu, Brazil: “Increasing social inequity”

2015-08-21-135949_1121x1022_scrotSão Félix do Xingu is a large municipality in the state of Pará, Brazil. Since 2001, it has had one of the highest rates of deforestation in the Amazon. Covering an area of 8.4 million hectares, with more than two million head of cattle and a little over 106,000 people, it easy to see what the main driver of deforestation is.

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Guyana Finance Minister’s budget speech: “As currently configured, it would not only be irresponsible, but a downright criminal act of deception, were we to proceed with the Amaila Falls”

AmailaFallsOn Monday, Guyana’s Finance Minister, Winston Jordan, presented the state budget in Parliament. In his speech, he slammed the proposed Amaila Falls hydropower dam, the flagship project of Guyana’s Low Carbon Development Strategy.

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Response from Glenn Jamie King’s Solicitors: “Our purpose in writing at this stage is to request that this Offending Statement be withdrawn immediately”

2015-08-11-161344_1128x1026_scrotTwo weeks ago, REDD-Monitor wrote about several companies, many of which have the word “Oakmount” in their names. On 3 August 2015, I received a letter from Meaby & Co, who informed me that they act for Glenn Jamie King, Oakmount and Partners Limited, and Oakmount Global Management Limited.

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