Deforestation

Legend
Cases

Environmental Conflicts about Deforestation

A. Brown / Nakeen Corporation palm oil plantation and human rights violations in Opol, Misamis Oriental, Philippines

Addax Bioenergy bioethanol project in Makeni, Bombali District, Sierra Leone

Aerial Fumigation with glyphosate in the Putumayo, Colombia

Agro-business for biofuels in the Ndiaël Reserve, by Senhuile-Senethanol S.A., Senegal

Ain Dara Cement Factory, Lebanon

Algonquins of Barriere Lake Logging Conflict, Quebec, Canada

Al-Khorayef Group plans for Soy in Chaco, Argentina

Alto Parana en Misiones, Argentina

Alto Paraná en Misiones, Argentina

Amager Fælled: the defence of the commons in Copenhagen, Denmark

Amarawewa Forest clearing for biofuel, Sri Lanka

Ambatovy Mining Project, Madagascar

Amritsar- Delhi-Kolkata Industrial Corridor, India

Another resource curse? Black Granite from Mutoko, Zimbabwe

Aoos River Diversion and Hydroelectric Projects, Greece

Aquaculture conflict in Golfo de Fonseca, Honduras, Nicaragua

Armadillo case: indigenous in voluntary isolation, Ecuador

Artesanal mining in Esmeraldas, Ecuador

Artisanal and small-scale gold mining in Portovelo-Zaruma, Ecuador

Artvin Cerattepe and Genya Mine, Turkey

Bahia Malaga, Colombia

Bakun dam, Malaysia

Baleia Wind Power Complex in Ceará, Brazil

Bangun Nusa Mandiri palm oil plantation in Jelai Hulu, Ketapang district, Indonesia

Barra Grande Dam on River Pelotas, Brazil

Barro Blanco dam, Panama

Bauxite mining and deforestation in Oriximina (Para), Brazil

Belinga iron ore mine and Belinga dam, Gabon

Bhakra Nangal Project, India

Białowieża Forest, Poland

Biofuels plantation farming in Dakatcha, Kenya

Biopalma against indigenous Tembé in the Amazon, Brazil

BioPalm plantation and Bagyéli community, Cameroon

Bioshape Kilwa Jatropha Project, Tanzania

Bisri Dam, Lebanon

Bosques, agua y territorio en Cherán, Mexico

Bosques de Bahia Solano, Colombia

Building on the forest reserve Thomas van der Hammen, Bogota, Colombia

Bumitama Agri Oil Palm plantation, Indonesia

Cargill Agricola port for soy export, Brazil

Cattle ranchers, the Monte Pascoal National Park and carbon offsets in Pataxo indigenous territory, Brazil

Center Parcs dans la foret de Chambaran, Roybon, France

Cerro La Jacoba, Colombia

Cerro Paramo de Miraflores, Colombia

Chachi indigenous centre El Encanto vs Durini, Ecuador

Chalillo Dam, Belize

Chixoy Dam and Rio Negro massacre, Guatemala

Christopher Columbus Landing Resort in Playuela, Puerto Rico

Citadel Capital/Concord Irrigated Crops in Unity State, South Sudan

Citadel Capital / Sabina and Al Nahda for Integrated Solution’s Irrigated Crops in White Nile State, Sudan

Coca-Cola botteling Plant in Dehradun, India

Coltan Parque Nacional Puinawai, Colombia

Comunidades pemón del río Carrao afectadas por minería ilegal en el P.N. Canaima, Venezuela

Conflict involving miners of Juma river, Novo Aripuana/AM, Brazil

Conflicto forestal en la Reserva del Patrimonio Natural y Cultural del Copaibo de Concepción, Bolivia

Conflicts within the REDD+ Oddar Meanchey Community Forests, Cambodia

Construcción de torres eléctricas en parques naturales Barbas Bremen y La Marcada, Colombia

Construcción Tunel de La Línea, Colombia

Construction of the highway Moscow-Petersburg through the Khimki forest, Russia

Construction plans over the Büyükçekmece Albatros Park in Istanbul, Turkey

Contamination of the River Palo and Agroindustry in Puerto Tejada, Colombia

Corumba indigenous communities and mining, Brazil

Cutting down of the Zlatibor park forest, Serbia

Dams construction on the Narmada River, India

Deforestacion de Manglar San Blas, Nayarit, Mexico

Deforestación en la Reserva de la Biosfera Bosawas, Nicaragua

Deforestacion en Loreto y Ucayali por Grupo Melka, Peru

Deforestation by Grupo Romero in Amazonia with oil palm plantations, Peru

Deforestation & colonization of Indigenous Ashaninka Territory, Peru

Deforestation in Pará and the death of Sister Dorothy Stang, Brazil

Deforestation in the Congo River basin, DR of Congo

Deforestion and land confict in Gleba Nova Olinda, Para, Brazil

Delhi-Mumbai Industrial Corridor, India

Demarcation of Indios land in the Serra do Padeiro, Brazil

Demeter International Katondo Farm Project (Bwabwata National Park) in Mbukushu District, Namibia

Destruction of the sweetgum forests, Turkey

Desviacion rio Calenturitas, Cesar, Colombia

Digby Island proposed Nexen Aurora LNG (fracked gas) export facility, BC, Canada

Dirty and dangerous shipbreaking in Chittagong, Bangladesh

Displacement of Gullah Islanders, USA

Dispute Over Indigenous Miskito Lands, Nicaragua

Dojura, Chocó, Colombia

Durinis Ecoforest 2000, Ecuador

Ecoamerica SAC failed agriculture project in San Martin, Peru

Eco-friendly hotels hurt the Andarawewa Forest Reserve, Sri Lanka

Eco Golf Resort Project in Soragune Forest, Sri Lanka

Elefsina Bay industrial activities, Greece

Enchroachment on Mau Forests Complex, Kenya

Environmental threats (industrial salmon, new mining concessions) in Chiloé, Chile

E.On Centrale Bois-Énergie de Gardanne, France

Eucalyptus monoculture and common lands, Portugal

Eucalyptus Monoculture in Eunapolis, Bahia, Brazil

Eucalyptus Plantations Aracruz / Fibria Celulose, Brazil

Exploitation of Forests, Cameroon

Explotación de madera bajo el AVA-FLEGT, Honduras

Explotación maderera en los Bosques de San Ignacio, Peru

Exposure to Agent Orange, a case of “ecocide”, Vietnam

Extracción de gas por Repsol YPF en Campo Margarita, Tarija, Bolivia

Extracción de Petróleo en Laguna del Tigre, Petén, Guatemala

Extracción Ilegal de Jade en Zacapa, Guatemala

Findikli Pasalar Regulator and Hydroelectric Power Plant, Turkey

Finike marble and stone quarries, Turkey

Forced evictions and land grabbing for sugarcane plantations, Oddar Meanchey, Cambodia

Forests of Matebeleland North Province, Zimbabwe

Fouad Boutros Highway, Lebanon

Gambela agri-export land dispossessions, Ethiopia

Gilgel Gibe III Dam, Ethiopia

Golden Agri Resources/Golden Veroleum Palm Oil Plantations, Sinoe, Liberia

Gold mining in Halkidiki, Greece

Gold Panning in Kwekwe, Zimbabwe

Grand Ethiopian Reinassance Dam, Ethiopia

Grassy Narrows and Whitedog First Nations Mercury Poisoning, Ont., Canada

Grassy Narrows logging conflict, Ont., Canada

Greenfield Cement Plant by Lafarge, HP, India

Green Isan & Khor Jor Kor projects (and other state plantations), Thailand

Gumti Hydroelectric Project, Tripura, India

Hambach forest occupation against brown coal mining, Germany

Hidroeléctrica Cachuela Esperanza en el Río Beni, Bolivia

Hidroeléctrica El Bala en el Parque Nacional MADIDI, Bolivia

Hidroeléctricas Renace y Oxec , empresa de Florentino Pérez, Guatemala

Highway Orte-Mestre, Italy

Highway, Part of Scan Link, Ljungskile, Sweden

Himalayan Ski Village, HP, India

Hinuguruwelpitiya Quarries, Sri Lanka

Hoa Binh Hydropower Dam, Vietnam

Holistic Forest Conservation Program by Air France and WWF, Madagascar

Horsh Beirut urban park, Lebanon

Hul 1&2 small hydropower projects, HP, India

Hydroelectric Project Patuca III (Piedras Amarillas) , Honduras

Hydro Power Plant Boguchanskaya, Russia

Illegal boreholes for strawberry farming in Doñana, Spain

Illegal gold mining in indigenous Yanomami territory, Brazil

Illegal logging and ‘timber laundering’ in Lumphat Wildlife Sanctuary, Cambodia

Illegal logging in Northern Sierra Madre National Park, Isabela, Philippines

Illegal logging, land grabbing and deaths of Zé Claudio and Maria do Espirito Santo, Pará, Brazil

Illegal mining and village protest in Caurem, Goa, India

Illegal stone quarry in Andarawewa forest reserve, Sri Lanka

Indígenas warao (Delta del Orinoco) contaminados por Corporación Venezolana de Guayana y minería ilegal, Venezuela

Indígenas wayúu del Socuy defienden sus territorios ante extracción de carbón y otros proyectos, Venezuela

Indígenas yukpa de los ríos Yaza y Tukuko luchan contra la expansión de Carbozulia en la Sierra de Perijá, Venezuela

IndoMet project, coal mining in East and Central Kalimantan, Indonesia

Integrated Kashang Hydroelectricity Project, HP, India

Interoceanic Grand Canal project, Nicaragua

IOI palm oil operations destroy Ketapang Peat Landscape, Indonesia

Ipilan and MacroAsia nickel mines in Brooke's point, Palawan, Philippines

Iron ore mining in Dantewada, Chhattisgarh, India

Iron ore mining in Saranda forest, JH, India

Israel uproots and confiscates Palestinian agricultural land, Occupied West Bank and Gaza

Istranca/Yildiz Mountains Mines and Quarries, Turkey

Janna Dam, Lebanon

Jericó, Antioquia, Colombia

Jispa Hydroelectricity Project, HP, India

Kali Gandaki Hydroelectric Project A, Nepal

Kaliwa Dam – New Centennial Water Source Project (NCWS), Quezon, Philippines

Kariba Dam, Zambia/Zimbabwe

Karuturi Global plants Sugar and Other Crops in Gambela, Ethiopia

Kavuthi-Vediyappan Hills, Tamil Nadu, India

Klabin plantations, Brazil

Kusum Tola, India

La ampliación de la autopista Valle-Coche en Caracas, Venezuela

Laiban Dam - New Centennial Water Source Project (NCWS), Quezon, Philippines

Land grabbing by Navy and Special Task Force, Sri Lnka

Land grabbing by Rui Feng International in indigenous Kuoy villages, Preah Vihear, Cambodia

Land grabbing for human settlements in Wilpattu National Park, Sri Lanka

Land grabbing in Nilgala Forest, Sri Lanka

Las luchas contra el mega-proyecto del Arco Minero del Orinoco, Venezuela

'Let Banni Be' - struggle to save the pastoralist livelihood and Banni grasslands, Gujarat, India

Lloyds Steel iron ore mine in Gadchiroli, MH, India

Loharinag Pala hydel power project, India

Long Teran Kanan communities against palm oil expansion, Sarawak, Malaysia

Lower Season II Dam will displace ethnic minorities in Stung Treng, Cambodia

Lower Suktel Irrigation Project, Orissa, India

Luhri Hydro project on Sutlej river, HP, India

Lumber companies threaten extractive communities of Lábrea, Brazil

Mahan Coal Limited, India

Maheshwar Dam - Narmada Valley, India

Mainland Mine Analanjirofo, Madagascar

Mangrove forest destroyed by Shell in the Niger Delta, Nigeria

Mapuche communities resisting land grabbing by Benetton, Argentina

Margalla Tunnel Project, Pakistan

Masoala rosewood Illegal logging, Madagascar

Mayan beekeepers against Monsanto transgenic soya, Campeche, Mexico

Mediterraneo Hydroelectric plant and future exploitation plans of Puelo River, Chile

Michelin Rubber plantations, Nigeria

Minería en Támesis, Colombia

Mineria ilegal, Jamundí, Colombia

Mineria Ilegal Santander de Quilichao, Colombia

Mirador, Cordillera del Condor, Ecuador

Mondi and Sappi plantations in Zululand, South Africa

Monocultivo de Soya en Santa Cruz, Bolivia

Monocultivos amenazan La laguna Matusagaratí, Darién, Panamá

Monsanto and soy monocultures, Argentina

Mountaintop Mining Removal in West Virginia, USA

Movement against the third bridge, Turkey

Muelle de Pie de la Cuesta y muerte de Fabiola Osorio por defender el manglar, Guerrero, Mexico

Mustika Sembuluh, oil palm plantations in Central Kalimantan, Indonesia

Myitsone dam on Irrawaddy river, Myanmar

Nairobi National Park and Southern bypass, Kenya

Nakthan Hydroelectricity Project, HP, India

Nandi Forest Multipurpose Dam on Yalas river, Kenya

Nenskra hydropower project, Georgia

Niyamgiri-Vedanta Bauxite Mining, India

Noble Group plans palm oil plantations in Papua, Indonesia

NO-TAV movement against High Speed Train, Val di Susa, Italy

Ntacua tree plantations in Zambezia, Mozambique

OCESPCC de Guerrero lamenta la muerte de Juventina Villa, Mexico

Ohrid-Prespa Biosphere Reserve threatened by tourism plans, Macedonia

Oil and coal Extraction in the Indigenous Motilon Bari Territory, Colombia

Oil exploration in Pilón Lajas, Bolivia

Oil palm and fires in Riau (Sumatra), Indonesia

Oil palm and National Park Jeannette Kawas , Honduras

Oil palm expansion in the protected area Tesso Nilo, Indonesia

Oil Spills in Khanty-Mansi Region, Russia

Ojnare Forest Lime Stone Mine, Gotland, Sweden

Oka Crisis, Quebec, Canada

Okomu oil palm plantation, Edo State, Nigeria

Over a century of pollution from the Bor mines, Serbia

Pak Bara deep sea port project, Thailand

Palm oil and rubber plantation deforestation, Gabon

Palm Oil Monoculture in the Choco, Colombia

Palm oil plantation in South-West Cameroon

Paramo Rabanal, Colombia

Parque Nacional Natural Tayrona, Colombia

Pascua Lama Mine, Chile

Paz del Río, Boyacá, Colombia

Perdida de Manglar, Tumaco, Colombia

PINDECO. Pineapple Development Corporation-Del Monte, Costa Rica

Preservation of Livelihood of Sarikecili Nomads, Turkey

Prey Lang forest movement against deforestation, mining and agro-industries, Cambodia

Projet Grande Côte for zircon and ilmenite mining, Senegal

Proposed Crandon Mine in Northeast Wisconsin, USA

Proyecto Andacollo, Neuquen, Argentina

Proyecto de Tendido Eléctrico en el Parque Nacional Canaima, Venezuela

Proyecto Hidroeléctrico Agua Zarca, Honduras

Proyecto Hidroeléctrico Bonyic, Panamá

Proyecto Hidroeléctrico El Chaparral, El Salvador

Pueblos yek’wana y sanemá afectados por minería ilegal de oro en el Alto Caura, Venezuela

Puerto Bahia Malaga, Colombia

Puerto de Tribugá, Choco, Colombia

Quebrada la Lata, Magdalena, Colombia

Quifel Agribusiness agrofuels or foodcrop projects in Port Loko, Sierra Leone

Quilombolas land demarcation, Dourados/MS, Brazil

Quirimbas Community Carbon Project, Mozambique

Rampal Thermal Power Plant at Sundarbans, Bangladesh

Rarámuri (Tarahumara) fight against deforestation, and Isidro Baldenegro's murder, Chihuahua, Mexico

Recognition of Indigenous Lands in Raposa Serra do Sol, Brazil

Reserva Forestal Imataca, Región Guayana de Venezuela

Richards Bay Minerals dune mining, South Africa

Rihand Dam, UP, India

Rio Branco-Jauaperi Extractive Reserve, Brazil

Rio Dagua gold mining, Zaragoza, Colombia

Rio Tinto/QMM Ilmenite Mine, Madagascar

Rowghat Iron ore mines, CG, India

Rubber plantations in Weliya Forest, Sri Lanka

Rubber tappers against cattle ranchers and the murder of Chico Mendes, Brazil

Ruchi Agri Soybean operation in Gambela, Ethiopia

Saami/Metsähallitus Forest Conflict, Inari, Finland

Santa Clara de Uchunya against palm oil plantation, Peru

Saramaka people's lawsuit against state, Suriname

Sardar Sarovar Dam, India

Sasan Ultra Mega Power Project, India

Saudi Star Agriculture and Irrigation Project in Gambela, Ethiopia

Save the mangrove forest in Pitas (Sabah), Malaysia

Seli Hydroelectricity Project, HP, India

Serranía de San Lucas gold mining, Colombia

Shrimp farming, Bangladesh

Shrimp Farming in Muisne, Ecuador

Sierra Leone Agriculture (SIVA Group) biopalm project in Port Loko, Sierra Leone

Silawathurei large-scale Cashew plantations, Sri Lanka

Silent Valley Hydro-Electric Project, Kerala, India

Socfin Agricultural Company Sierra Leone Ltd Oil Palm Plantation in Malen Chiefdom, Pujeun District, Sierra Leone

Son La Hydropower Dam, Vietnam

SOSUCAM and Samdiaa sugar operation in Haute-Sanaga, Cameroon

Southwood Timber Corporation’s logging activities on ancestral lands, Misamis Oriental, Philippines

Stora Enso plantations, China

Successful Janakalyan Community Forest User Group, Nawalparasi, Nepal

Sudecors’ corporate logging activities and illegal logging in Mindanao, Philippines

Sugarcane plantation in Mabira Forest Reserve, Uganda

Surya Sawit Sejat, oil palm plantation in Kotawaring district, Indonesia

Tabio - Rio Frio mining activities, Colombia

Taksim Square and Gezi Park construction works, Turkey

Taraira, Vaupes, Colombia

Tauramena, Casanare, Colombia

Teak forest exploitation, South Sudan

Thermoelectric Complex Parnaíba, Maranhao, Brazil

Think Biotech reforestation concession, Kratie and Stung Treng province, Cambodia

Threats facing the Tana River Primate Reserve, Kenya

Timber Exploitation in Porto de Moz & Prainha, Brazil

TIPNIS, Bolivia

Tolupanes en contra de mineria de antimonio y talas ilegales son asesinados, Honduras

Tourism development in the Nature Park Stara planina, Serbia

Tourism, waste, and conservation initiatives, Sikkim, India

Trans Adriatic Pipeline (TAP) in Puglia, Italy

Tres hidroelectricas y tres asesinatos de activistas en el Corredor Seco, Guatemala

Try Pheap Co. Logging Operation in Cambodia

Tumring logging and rubber concessions, Kampong Thom province, Cambodia

Two of Dong Nai hydropower dams cancelled due to environmental concerns, Vietnam

Ventura Timber Corporation’s logging operations on ancestral lands of Mamanwas and Manobos, Northern Mindanao, Philippines

Veracel Celulose, Brazil

Wilmar International sugar plantations in Meraukee, Papua, Indonesia

Wind Farm CDM project in Kalpavalli Community Forest, India

Yaigojé, Apaporis minas de oro, Colombia

Yasuni National Park - ITT oil extraction, Ecuador

Zonas de Empleo y Desarrollo Económico (ZEDE), Honduras

Zushi Green Movement against US military housing at Ikego Heights, Japan