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

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

LISTEN: Earth Minute – Remembering Indigenous Movement Leader Berta Cáceres

Global Justice Ecology Project’s Anne Petermann discusses the assassination of Berta Cáceres on this week’s Earth Minute. Listen to Earth Minute on the Sojourner Truth Show on KPFK Radio. In the early morning of March 3rd, Berta Cáceres, a leader of… Read More

Berta Caceres Lives! Rally Today in Manhattan

Today, March 8th is International Women’s Day. We celebrate the memory of Berta Caceres, a woman who dedicated her life to the people and land of Honduras. Caceres was murdered last week, with TreeHugger reporting the following: Unfortunately,… Read More

Action! Demand Investigation into Murder of Berta Caceres

COPINH: URGENT DENUNCIATION Sign this petition to urge the protection of Gustavo Castro Soto, an ally of Berta Caceres who was injured at the time of Caceres’ murder. The Council of Indigenous and Popular Organizations of Honduras (COPINH)… Read More

BREAKING: Indigenous Activist Berta Caceres Has Been Killed

Berta Caceras of the Indigenous organization COPINH in Honduras was a long-time ally from before GJEP when we were working as ACERCA.  She was a powerful force and a tremendously effective organizer.  This is a horrible loss, and… Read More

Black and Afro-Indigenous Farmers Share 2015 Food Sovereignty Prize

 In 2015, the U.S. Food Sovereignty Alliance’s two prize winners are the Federation of Southern Cooperatives in the U.S., and the Black Fraternal Organization of Honduras. The prizes will be presented in Des Moines on October 14, 2015. 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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