Another 19 Carbon Credit Boiler Room Scams Bite The Dust

 Originally published on By Chris Lang 11 February 2016 On 3 February 2016, the High Court in London ordered 19 companies into liquidation, following an investigation by the Insolvency Agency. One of the companies is CNI (UK) Ltd,… Read More

REDD is dead. What’s next?

Originally published by By Chris Lang A new paper in Conservation Biology starts with the following sentence: “Increasingly, one hears furtive whispers in the halls of conservation: ‘REDD+ is dead; it’s time to cut our losses and… Read More

WATCH: Global Alliance Against REDD and for Life United Nations Press Conference

Representatives from the Global Alliance Against REDD and for Life and the Indigenous Environmental Network (IEN) held a press conference denouncing the REDD (Reducing emissions from deforestation and forest degradation) climate scheme at the COP21 climate conference in Paris,… Read More

Sept 21: International Day Against Tree Plantations

From World Rainforest Movement September 21st 2015 International Day of Struggle against Tree Monocultures Focus on social and ecological devastation of oil palm plantations Among all of the main monoculture tree plantations for industrial use such as eucalyptus,… Read More

World Forestry Congress Redux: Final Blog Post from WFC in 2009

9 September 2015.  By Anne Petermann In this blog post, I am reprinting a blog that I wrote at the conclusion of the last World Forestry Congress which I attended in Buenos Aires in 2009.  Inside that sterile… Read More

GJEP Analysis of Events Around the World Forestry Congress in Durban

Anne Petermann, Executive Director of Global Justice Ecology Project was in Durban South Africa from September 5-12 for the Civil Society Alternative events organized in parallel with the XIV World Forestry Congress. Petermann attended the XIII WFC in Buenos… Read More

Photo Essay from Chiapas, Mexico Exposes Problems with REDD

Chiapas, Mexico: From Living in the jungle to ‘existing’ in “little houses made of ticky-tacky…” All photos by Orin Langelle, Global Justice Ecology Project Photo Caption: Young girls play in Amador Hernandez, an Indigenous community in the Lacandon Jungle… Read More

DVD | A Darker Shade of Green: REDD Alert and the Future of Forests

Español debajo As policies and programs to Reduce Emissions from Deforestation and Degradation (REDD) and to enhance forest carbon stocks (REDD+) are promoted around the world by global and national elites, Indigenous Peoples and other forest-dependent communities are… Read More

REDD in Chiapas, California and Brazil: Articles, Communiques, Action Alerts on the Chiapas-California-Acre REDD Deal

Photo Caption: Elders in Amador Hernandez, Chiapas, Mexico.  Photo: Langelle/GJEP-GFC Key Arguments Against REDD fact sheet REDD, la brecha lacandona y nuevas formas de despojo (La Jornada, 23 April, 2011) A Broken Bridge to the Jungle: The California-Chiapas Climate Agreement… Read More

Indigenous Peoples and Allies Call for a Moratorium on REDD+

Global Alliance of Indigenous Peoples and Local Communities against REDD and for Life Forms in Durban, South Africa to build grassroots opposition to REDD Photo caption: Press Conference Calling for Moratorium on REDD.  Photo: Jeff Conant/GJEP December 6,… Read More

The winner will receive an 11×14 archival print of this photo of a ringed kingfisher overlooking the ancient araucaria forest in Parque Huerquehue in Chile. Ringed kingfishers require large bodies of clean water and dense forest and migrate between the US and Chile.