LISTEN: Anne Petermann on GE Trees and Plantations in Chile

Global Justice Ecology Project’s Anne Petermann was this week’s Earth Watch guest on KPFK radio’s Sojourner Truth show hosted by Margeret Prescod. Petermann recently traveled to Chile to help investigate the impacts tree plantations are having on native… Read More

New Book Celebrates Guatemalan Arts and Crafts Traditions

Marilyn Anderson is a long time GJEP friend and supporter, and resident of Rochester, NY .  Her newest book is Guardianes de las artes: grabados de artistas y artesanos de Guatemala/ Guardians of the Arts: Prints of Guatemalan Artists… Read More

Sowing The Seeds Of Berta Cáceres

  Honduran Feminist Musician And Writer On Us Tour, April 20 – May 23, 2017   By Beverly Bell Two Honduran cultural workers, feminists, and close friends of Berta Cáceres will tour 20 US cities between April 20 and May 23,… Read More

Earth Watch: Beverly Bell on Berta Caceres’ Legacy

This week’s Earth Watch guest on the Sojourner Truth Radio show is Beverly Bell of OtherWorldsArePossible.org. For decades, Bell worked with Berta Caceres, the human and environmental rights campaigner who was assassinated March 3, 2016. The Sojourner Truth Radio Show… Read More

My Crime Is My Struggle: Four MST Members Imprisoned for Protesting

Since November 2016 four members of the Brazilian Landless Rural Workers Movement (MST) have been in prison, and another seven could be imprisoned at any moment, for protesting against public land grabbing and supporting the use of this… Read More

Join the Majority on May Day: Protect the Planet, Defend our People

Via Indigenous Environmental Network:   Following the historical Stand With Standing Rock Native Nations Rise, a March of 5,000 Indigenous Peoples and allies in Washington, D.C. on March 10th, on April 4, the anniversary of Martin Luther King… Read More

Deforestation Raises Stakes as 500 Colombian Towns Face Landslide Risk

By Brigitte Leoni UN Office for Disaster Risk Reduction   As the reported death toll from Saturday’s mudslide disaster rose to 273, the UN Secretary-General’s Special Representative for Disaster Risk Reduction, Mr. Robert Glasser, extended his condolences to… Read More

Berta Is Dead, But The Movement She Started Lives

Copinh Celebrates Its 24th Anniversary   By Beverly Bell The Convergence of Popular and Indigenous Organizations of Honduras (COPINH) has defied all efforts over the past year, by the Honduran government and the DESA dam company, to destroy… Read More

Native American, Environmental Groups File Lawsuit to Overturn Trump’s Keystone XL Permit

First Suit Filed for an Injunction Against Trump’s Keystone XL Pipeline Permit by Indigenous Environmental Network, North Coast Rivers Alliance   WASHINGTON – The Indigenous Environmental Network (IEN) and North Coast Rivers Alliance (NCRA) have filed suit in… Read More

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