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LEADERS FROM THE SOUTH PROTEST AGAINST WWF INTERNATIONAL

(First action of the Social and Climate Justice Caravan)

LEADERS FROM THE SOUTH PROTEST AGAINST WWF INTERNATIONAL

(Audio recording from the protest found at RADIO 4 ALL – Languages : French, English, Spanish, Portugese – 34mns)

In front of the international head quarters of WWF (World Wildlife Fund) in Gland-Geneva, participants of the Social and Climate Justice Caravan made their first protest action. Delegates from farming organisations, indigenous and fisher folk from the South denounced the greenwashing carried out by WWF in their respective countries.

The participants of the caravan unfurled banners and protested in front of the surprised directors of the WWF. With a megaphone they began a large litany of the many cases where the WWF have ignored the wishes and the needs of the local people with their objective to “conserve” the natural world.

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December 6, 2009 at 7:36 am 2 comments


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