See the news page for the most up-to-date briefings and visit the Friends of the Earth International web page on Financialisation of Nature.
Audio and video
- Mockumenatry: Making Dreams Come True by Counter Balance, Fern, Re:Common, Carbon Trade Watch and the World Development Movement
- ‘Great Nature Sale‘ video by the World Development Movement
- Solidarity message from the UN Conference on Climate Change in Warsaw
- 2nd Forum on Natural Commons, London: presentations (Jun 2014)
- Photos of 2nd Forum on Natural Commons, London (Jun 2014)
- Photos of Forum on Natural Commons, Edinburgh (Nov 2013)
- EU is pushing biodiversity offsetting through the backdoor – Counter Balance
- No To Biodiversity Offsetting Declaration. In 2013 140 organisations, groups, networks, associations, collectives signed this statement
- Biodiversity Offsetting: Friend of Foe? – Friends of the Earth (England, Wales and Northern Ireland)
- Critical literature review of biodiversity offsets – FERN
- What is biodiversity and why is it important? – FERN
- What is biodiversity offsetting and why is it problematic? – FERN
- Biodiversity offsetting in practice – FERN
- Case studies of biodiversity offsets in the UK – FERN
- Submission to UK consultation on biodiversity offsetting – FERN
- A Tree for a Fish: Understanding the (il)logic behind biodiversity offsets – Carbon Trade Watch
FInancialisation of nature and ecosystem trading
- Financialisation of Nature: Creating a New Definition of Nature, Friends of the Earth International, 2015.
- The Great Nature Sale – Global Justice Now. Read about how the great nature sale is already happening around forests, biodiversity and global water markets, and what the alternatives are.
- ‘World Forum on Natural Capital’ briefing – Global Justice Now
- Like Oil and Water: Struggles Against the Brazilian Green Economy ( English / Portugese) – Carbon Trade Watch
- Protecting carbon to destroy forests: Land enclosures and REDD+ – Carbon Trade Watch
- What is REDD? Carbon trading and the push for pricing forests. Carbon Trade Watch have put together a comprehensive and easy-to-read guide on Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation (REDD), carbon trading, climate change, and exactly who profits from putting a price on nature.
- No REDD: A reader. A collection of articles written by REDD Monitor, Global Justice Ecology Project, Censat Agua Viva, Amazon Watch, Acción Ecológica, COECOCEIBA-AT, OFRANEH, World Rainforest Movement, Carbon Trade Watch, RisingTide, ETC Group and Indigenous Environmental Network, and reveals how REDD is being used to establish a new set of tradable property rights based on trees and other environmental services, while at the same time propping up extractive industries.
Thirteen UK conservation and wildlife organisations came together in 2012 to commission this report exploring how we can cultivates the values that inspire action to protect the environment.
Posters and graphics
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