Selling forests for carbon credits is neo-colonialism

Liberia's government threatens to sell 1 million hectares of forests to Blue Carbon. The company wants to 'harvest' carbon credits and sell them to big polluters. This is land-grabbing and neo-colonialism. 14 NGO's call upon Liberia and Blue Carbon to immediately halt the negotiations.

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Photo above: a Liberian man stands next to giant trees in Sinoe County. © Milieudefensie

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