A Darker Shade of Green: REDD Alert and the Future of Forests

A Darker Shade of Green: REDD Alert and the Future of Forests

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John Ahni Schertow
January 21, 2012
 

A Darker Shade of Green introduces you to the problems with REDD from the perspective of the people most impacted by it. The 28-minute film was co-produced by Global Justice Ecology Project and Global Forest Coalition.

As policies and programs to Reduce Emissions from Deforestation and Degradation (REDD) and to enhance forest carbon stocks (REDD+) are promoted around the world by global and national elites, Indigenous Peoples and other forest-dependent communities are raising the alarm that these programs will have serious negative impacts — and will not reduce the cascading threats of the climate crisis.

This 28-minute documentary introduces the many concerns about REDD from the perspective of the people who are most impacted, featuring interviews and testimonies from Mexico, Brazil, Panama, Philippines, Indonesia, Nepal, Uganda, India, and California.

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