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

The Great American Stand: US Forests and the Climate Emergency

Report defines key climate solutions connected to forest protection and documents how logging across the US, the world’s largest wood producing and consuming country, is threatening the climate and exacerbating the impacts of natural disasters. Asheville, NC – According… Read More

Environmentalists Denounce UN’s Bioenergy Themed International Day of Forests

March 20, 2017: The UNFAO’s [1] “Forests and Energy” theme for this year’s International Day of Forests on March 21 [2] misleadingly promotes bioenergy from burning wood from forests as well as from monoculture tree plantations as “sustainable”… 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

Forests at the Crossroads Interactive Poster Shows Dangers of GE Trees

Global Justice Ecology Project, Biofuelwatch and Indigenous Environmental Network, created this interactive poster on GE trees titled ‘Forests at the Crossroads’  for the 2016 IUCN World Congress.    The poster can be seen at this link. The following is a sample of some… 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

Fate of Bison Range in Interior Secretary’s Hands

Lawsuit to Block Transfer at Critical Stage as Refuge Withers on Starvation Diet   Washington, DC — It is now up to new Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke to decide how the government will respond to the Public Employees… Read More

Orin Langelle’s Photos Featured in Paris’ L’Œil de la Photographie

Peter Beard and Jackie Kennedy Onassis walk through crowd during the opening of The End of the Game – The Last Word from Paradise Orin Langelle is the Strategic Communications Director and co-founder of Global Justice Ecology Project.  He… Read More

Legislature’s Climate Caucus challenges Vermont Gas Pipeline

Legislators request Vermont Department of Public Service to direct a reassessment of the “public good” permit for the Addison County gas pipeline. Citizens to continue to gather support at Town Meetings this week.    The Vermont Legislature’s “Climate… Read More