‘Guardians of the Amazon’ Seize Illegal Loggers to Protect Uncontacted Tribe

Guardians of the Amazon from Survival International on Vimeo.   On International Biodiversity Day, GJEP recognizes the fundamental role played by Indigenous Peoples in protecting the most biodiverse lands remaining on the planet. In this piece, Survival International… Read More

Mapuche Leader Machi Francisca Linconao Acquitted on Terrorism Charges

On 5 May 2018, the Criminal Court of Temuco acquitted Machi Francisca Linconao and eight Mapuche men of all charges against them relating to the 2013 killing of two people. A further three Mapuche men who faced charges… Read More

Why Clayton Thomas Müller Protested the Kinder Morgan Trans Mountain Pipeline Expansion

Clayton Thomas Müller being arrested on Burnaby Mountain on March 18. Photo by Rogue Collective Clayton Thomas-Müller, a board member with Global Justice Ecology Project, recently had an opinion piece titled Why I protested against Kinder Morgan’s Trans Mountain… Read More

‘Paper Genocide’: Trump’s Political Maneuvers Could Rob Native America of Tribal Sovereignty, Culture, Health Care

By Courtney Parker Via Intercontinental Cry   Native Americans have long existed in a legal and cultural limbo, surviving the devastating impacts of a trail of broken treaties by the U.S. government with staunch determination to maintain their… Read More

Take Action: Glyphosate, Roundup Must Be Removed from Market

Glyphosate is widely known for its role in agriculture due to the domination of GMO crops modified to resist this toxic herbicide.  But it also has a significant role in industrial forestry. Yesterday at the Gen-Earth event I… Read More

Earth Watch Radio: Arley Diaz of FANG Collective on Alliance to Mobilize the Resistance

This week’s Earth Watch guest is Arley Diaz of FANG Collective. FANG Collective recently began the AMOR project, which includes a hotline for people detaining or being harassed by ICE. Diaz is originally from Tongva land in so-called Los… Read More

Visual Stories of El Durazno: The Power of Community Conviction

OLCA has created a video series about the conflict that the town of El Durazno, Chile sustained while defending its territory against the Ministry of Public Works – MOP, which seeks to carry out plans to create a… Read More

International Day of Peasants’ Struggles is April 17, 2018: La Via Campesina Calls for Coordination of Decentralised, United Action

For land and for life! Enough Free Trade Agreements, enough impunity!   This 17th April, on the International Day of Peasants’ Struggles, La Via Campesina recalls the massacre of the 19 landless peasants, murdered by agribusiness (#AgroMata). United… Read More

Indigenous Peoples Take Bold Action on Pipelines, Tar Sands

Edmonton, AB – Kinder Morgan recently announced halting ‘non-essential’ work on the Trans Mountain pipeline prompting Premier Notley’s response that Alberta is prepared to do ‘whatever it takes’ including buying shares in the pipeline. Prime Minister Trudeau has now taken a bold… Read More

India: Plantations Uproot Women From Customary Forests

India’s programme to compensate for the destruction of forests for development projects is routinely setting up monoculture tree plantations on community commons. Women, who are mostly affected, are at the centre of its resistance. Woman collecting siali leafs…. Read More