Heaven And Earth Don’t Belong To The Companies

The Role Of Lenca Culture In Defending Lands, Waters, And Peoples In Honduras: An Interview By Pascuala Vásquez   By Beverly Bell Part of a series remembering Berta Cáceres from Otherworldsarepossible.org   Beverly Bell: You’ve been part of COPINH for many… Read More

Listen: World Rainforest Movement’s Elizabeth Díaz on Genetically Engineered Trees

This week’s Earth Watch guest on the Sojourner Truth Radio show is Elizabeth Díaz of World Rainforest Movement, who is currently on local in Chile with a coalition united against genetically engineered trees. For the past 20 years… Read More

Brazil: As ‘Coup’ Government Targets Retirement Benefits, General Strike Rocks Nation

Video via TeleSURtv.net: Video ALEXANDER MAIN, [in D.C.] via Dan Beeton, beeton@cepr.net, @ceprdc Senior associate for international policy at the Center for Economic and Policy Research, Main recently wrote the piece “Congress must take attacks on Brazilian democracy… Read More

Saami Traditional Fishing Rights Threatened in Finland and Norway

The following comes from Aili Pyhälä, Senior Lecturer, Development and International Cooperation with the University of Jyväskylä in Finland: The states of Finland and Norway are trying to make the livelihood of indigenous Saami salmon fishers illegal in Deatnu (Teno/Tana), the… Read More

Earth Minute: Berta Cáceres, One Year Later

Global Justice Ecology Project’s Anne Petermann spoke about the one year anniversary of the assassination of Berta Cáceres on the Sojourner Truth Radio Show for this week’s Earth Minute segment. Sojourner Truth airs every week on KPFK-FM in Los… Read More

We Are Going to Triumph: Letter to Berta Cáceres from her Daughter

    On what would have been indigenous and environmental movement leader Berta Cáceres’ 45th birthday, we reproduce this letter from her daughter Laura. Cáceres was assassinated in her native Honduras just before midnight one year and one day ago. Her birthday party had… Read More

The Vision and Legacy of Berta Cáceres: An Interview with Berta and Laura Cáceres

This month mark’s the one year anniversary of the assassination of Honduran environmental activist Berta Caceras . Caceras was a long-time ally to GJEP when this organization was working as ACERCA.  You can see our initial reporting on her assassination here. The ¡Buen… Read More

Standing Rock Lives on as Model for Peaceful Resistance

Excerpted from op-ed by Four Arrows for TruthOut: Police have now taken full control of the Oceti Sakowin Camp, following an ours-long siege today at Standing Rock. A number of Water Protectors were forced to flee en masse… Read More

Expulsion ‘Cannot Extinguish the Fire that Standing Rock Started’

Official Statement From Tom Goldtooth, Executive Director of The Indigenous Environmental Network: We are appalled by today’s forced evacuations of indigenous people at the Camp at Standing Rock, they are a violent and unnecessary infringement on the constitutional… Read More

US Army Corps Won’t Extend Today’s Eviction Deadline, Indigenous Protectors Plea For Help

By Lauren McCauley Originally Published at CommonDreams.org Faced with an imminent evacuation deadline, Indigenous opponents of the Dakota Access pipeline are vowing to stand their ground despite threats of arrest and possible violence. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers on… Read More