200 Environmental and Land Rights Activists Killed in 2016 as Global Crisis Spreads

Killings of those protesting land grabs in one-third more countries than 2015 Nearly four people were murdered every week in 2016 whilst protecting their land, forests and rivers from mining, logging and agricultural companies, a new report from… Read More

Activists Taking on Hydroelectric Projects Face Persecution, Assassination

This week, Pablo Solon will be summoned for his first declaration before a prosecutor and could potentially be placed into preventative detention. Solon, Director of Fundación Solon, former Executive Director of Focus on the Global South, and former Bolivian… Read More

Berta Cáceres’ Daughter Escapes Machete Attack in Honduras

The Guardian reports that Bertha Zuñiga, daughter of the murdered Honduran environmentalist Berta Cáceres, has survived an armed attack. Zuñiga, 26, was attacked along with two other members of the Civic Council of Popular and Indigenous Organisations of Honduras (COPINH)… Read More

WATCH: Indigenous Leader Honors Berta Caceres at People’s Climate March

Tom Goldtooth and Kandi Mossett of the Indigenous Environmental Network (IEN) were on hand for the People’s Climate March in Washington, D.C. on April 29, where hundreds of thousands protested the Trump administration’s environmental agenda. IEN and other indigenous organizations… 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

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

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 Voice of Berta Cáceres Has Become the Voice of Millions

By Daysi Flores Previously published at CommonDreams.org   I spoke to Berta Cáceres the day she was murdered. I never imagined that later this year I would be in a demonstration along with almost a thousand women in… 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.

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