Portugal’s Wildfires: A Result of the Timber Industry

Youtube/GoNews Note/Nota: Em português depois do inglês / En español, después de inglés y portugués Wildfires in Portugal have been called “the worst such disaster in recent history.” Dozens of people burnt to death in their cars while trying… Read More

Xapuri Declaration: ‘We Reject Any Form of Climate Colonialism’

Originally published at Redd-Monitor.org Note: The Xapuri Declaration is posted below in full in English and Portuguese. From 26 to 28 May 2017, a meeting took place in Xapuri, in the state of Acre, Brazil. The meeting brought together… Read More

Chilean Wildfire Photo Essay Published by PuroChamuyo.com

Symbolic Chilean flag flies in a pine plantation. Photo by Orin Langelle A photo essay by Orin Langelle on the damaging impacts of Chilean wildfires was recently published in Spanish by PuroChamuyo.com. Langelle, Strategic Communications Director for Global… Read More

URGENT ALERT: Sign On to Stop USDA Approval of Genetically Engineered Eucalyptus Trees Before July 5!

 The red cockaded woodpecker is one of the endangered species imperiled by the proposed development of GE eucalyptus plantations in its habitat in the US Southeast. Photo courtesy: USFWS Demand the USDA reject genetically engineered eucalyptus trees in the US… Read More

Americans Believe Bayer-Monsanto Merger Threatens Jobs, Independent Farmers, Food Safety

Americans, including Trump voters, want administration to take aggressive stance on corporate monopolies. See our report on the history of Monsanto and its potential merger partner Bayer here.   WASHINGTON, D.C. – A recently released poll shows that… Read More

Ultimatum in Germany: Dump Coal or Face Mobilization

German energy company RWE has been put on notice that it will face major protest actions if it does not phase out coal mining by Aug. 23. Video below shows an activist from Ende Gelände putting RWE and its… Read More

Seed Saving is an Ancient Act of Resilience Against Climate Change

By Sarah van Gelder Originally published by Yes! Magazine On Feb. 26, 2008, a $9-million underground seed vault began operating deep in the permafrost on the Norwegian island of Spitsbergen, just 810 miles from the North Pole. This high-tech… Read More

WATCH: Uncontacted Tribes Face Disaster Unless Land is Protected

Via Survival International: Tribal peoples are the best guardians of the natural world, and evidence proves that tribal territories are the best barrier to deforestation. This photograph shows the land of an uncontacted tribe as an island of… Read More

African Farmers Facing Heavy Prison Sentences if They Continue Their Traditional Seed Exchange

Originally published by Earth First! Journal In order to get developmental assistance, Tanzania amended its legislation, which should give commercial investors faster and better access to agricultural land as well as a very strong protection of intellectual property rights…. Read More

‘Haul No!’ Tour Scheduled to Oppose Grand Canyon Uranium Mining & Transport

‘Haul No!’ Tour Scheduled to Oppose Grand Canyon Uranium Mining & Transport Grand Canyon, AZ — As Energy Fuels Inc. (EFI) threatens to start uranium mining on sacred Indigenous Lands managed by the US Forest Service, just miles… Read More