Earth Watch: Felipe Grez Moreno

This week’s Earth Watch guest is Felipe Grez Moreno, Psychologist of the University of Chile. Felipe was part of an international contingent, along with the campaign to STOP GE Trees, that researched the impacts of tree plantations and potential… Read More

Los incendios en Portugal: Un Resultado de la Industria Forestal

Youtube/GoNews 22 de junio de 2017: Para la liberación inmediata de la campaña Alto a los Árboles Transgénicos   Los incendios forestales en Portugal han sido calificados como “el peor desastre de este tipo en la historia reciente”…. 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

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

Tree Biotech Conference Disrupted Amidst Week of Protest

For Immediate Release   Concepción, Chile – Yesterday, the International Union of Forest Research Organizations (IUFRO) 2017 Tree Biotechnology Conference was forced to cancel its field trip to the University of Concepción’s Center for Biotechnology amidst protests on campus… Read More

International Peasant Movement Prepares to Converge for Seventh Conference

“We feed our peoples and build the movement to change the world!” – is the call that will carry hundreds of delegates of the international peasant movement La Vía Campesina, to the Basque Country from the 16th to… Read More

Long Term Resistance Camp To Fight Fracking And Pipelines In Ohio

After a three-day long action training conference near the Wayne National Forest in Ohio, organizers from multiple groups have launched a long-term resistance encampment to defend the Wayne National Forest from fracking and fracked gas pipelines.  The action… Read More