List of EcoNexus Publications

Some of our publications are (more) technical, also providing a thorough review of the scientific literature to a specific topic coupled with original analysis.

All publications are either completely online or can be downloaded as PDF.

Displaying 1 - 25 of 93
Title Year Type Files Related Topics

'Climate-Smart Agriculture' - preparing for a corporate soil and climate-grab in Paris?

Helena Paul

The Ecologist, 26 November 2015
Nov 2015 Article

A dangerous precedent

The UK Nuffield Council on Bioethics proposes five ethical principles and a duty to develop biofuels instead of the Precautionary Principle

Helena Paul

(2 pages)

English version of an article forthcoming in German in the June issue of umwelt aktuell.
Apr 2011 Article

A Foreseeable Disaster: The European Union’s agroenergy policies and the global land and water grab

Helena Paul

(40 pages)

Published by Transnational Institute, FDCL and Econexus for Hands off the Land Alliance
Jun 2013 Report Download (771.2 KB)

African Agricultural Growth Corridors and the New Alliance for Food Security and Nutrition: Who benefits, who loses?

Helena Paul and Ricarda Steinbrecher

(17 pages)

May 2013 Report Download (326.56 KB)

Agriculture and Climate Change - Real Problems, False Solutions

by Helena Paul, Almuth Ernsting, Stella Semino, Susanne Gura & Antje Lorch EcoNexus, Biofuelwatch, Grupo de Reflexion Rural, NOAH - Friends of the Earth Denmark, and The Development Fund Norway

(44 pages)

Report published for the Conference of the Parties, COP15, of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change in Copenhagen, December 2009.
Dec 2009 Report Download (408.7 KB), Download (202.79 KB), Download (846.35 KB), Download (159.48 KB)

Agriculture and soils in carbon trading

Prepared by Jonathan Ensor (Practical Action), Almuth Ernsting (Biofuelwatch), Susanne Gura (EcoNexus) & Helena Paul (EcoNexus)

(2 pages)

Dec 2009 Briefing Download (61.23 KB)

Agrofuel Moratorium Call

Jun 2007 Open Letter Download (134.35 KB)

Agrofuels and the Myth of the Marginal Lands

by the African Biodiversity Network, Biofuelwatch, EcoNexus, the Gaia Foundation, Salva La Selva and Watch Indonesia

(8 pages)

Aug 2008 Briefing

Agrofuels: Towards a Reality Check in Nine Key Areas

Co-published by Biofuelwatch, Carbon Trade Watch / Transnational Institute, Corporate Europe Observatory, EcoNexus, Ecoropa, Grupo de Reflexión Rural, Munlochy Vigil, NOAH (Friends of the Earth Denmark), Rettet den Regenwald, Watch Indonesia

(36 pages)

Report submitted to the Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) in preparation for SBSTTA 12 (July 2007, Paris, France).
Mar 2007 Report Download (365.93 KB)

AGROPOLY - A handful of corporations control world food production

EcoNexus & Berne Declaration

(18 pages)

Aug 2013 Report Download (1.19 MB), Download (1.15 MB)

Are we continuing to fuel Biodiversity Loss?

Biofuels, Bioenergy, Biochar and the Technologies of the new Bioeconomy

CBD Alliance

(2 pages)

Mar 2012 Briefing Download (83.19 KB)

Argentina and GM soya

The Cost of Complying with US Pressure

by Helena Paul and Ricarda Steinbrecher

(2 pages)

Excerpt from Hungry Corporations - transnational biotech companies colonize the food chain
Sep 2003 Briefing Download (62.98 KB)

Argentina: A Case Study on the Impact of Genetically Engineered Soya

How producing RR soya is destroying the food security and sovereignty of Argentina

by Lilian Joensen, Stella Semino, Grupo de Reflexión Rural, Argentina and Helena Paul, EcoNexus

(30 pages)

for The Gaia Foundation
Mar 2005 Report Download (80.84 KB), Download (444.39 KB)

Arguments against a proposed programme of work on agriculture under the UNFCCC’s scientific advice committee (SBSTA)

Commentary

Biochar Knowledge Gaps

Commentary

Helena Paul

(7 pages)

Apr 2011 Commentary

Biodiversity should not be expected to earn its living in the market

Helena Paul

(1 page)

ECO 41(1)
Apr 2012 Article

Bioenergy Out: Why bioenergy should not be included in the next EU Renewable Energy Directive

NOAH (Friends of the Earth Denmark), Biofuelwatch, Econexus, Global Forest Coalition, World Rainforest Movement, Rettet den Regenwald e.V., and Corporate Europe Observatory

(10 pages)

Aug 2015 Briefing Download (440.78 KB)

Biofuels: how many are invasive alien species?

Helena Paul

(1 page)

ECO 40(3)
Apr 2012 Article

Biotech Companies COMPACTing their responsibilties

Antje Lorch

(2 pages)

ECO 43(3) published at MOP4 in Hyderabad, October 2012 - www.cbd-alliance.org
Sep 2012 Article

Briefing Paper on Transgenic Trees

Implications for Human Health, Biodiversity and Biosafety

Joint briefing paper issued by: Global Justice Ecology Project, EcoNexus, Friends of the Earth International, Global Forest Forum and World Rainforest Movement

(2 pages)

Prepared for CBD COP8 (available in English, Spanish and Portugese)
Mar 2006 Briefing Download (189.26 KB)

Business and Biodiversity: A Licence to Operate

Helena Paul

(2 pages)

ECO 45, p. 4-6
Dec 2012 Article

Calling the corporations to account

Helena Paul

(4 pages)

Aug 2011 Opinion piece

Can sustainability criteria for certification of agrofuels be effective?

Helena Paul

(4 pages)

in: Policy Department Economic and Scientific Policy Sustainable Biofuel Production in Tropical and Subtropical Countries Workshop proceedings 12 June 2008, p. 19-22
May 2008 Chapter

Canada in violation of international obligations to the CBD

Ocean-fertilisation & Geoengineeiring scheme

Helena Paul

(1 page)

ECO 44(10)
Sep 2012 Article

Carbon - The New Cash Crop

Helena Paul

(4 pages)

The Land, Autumn 2010, Issue 9, pp.15-18
Apr 2010 Article Download (468.03 KB)