Sign On Against California Carbon Offset Scheme – Deadline Oct. 29

GE trees, plants and seeds are included in the California Tropical Forest Offsets since a UNFCCC COP9 decision allows for genetically modified organisms for afforestation and reforestation. We encourage you to use the Open Letter to the Peoples of… Read More

Seneca and Allies Rally to Stop Destruction of Sacred Site in Buffalo, NY

Caption: Degawenodas (right) glares at Charter School board member when his comments were cut short and he was told he would have to make an official request to speak before the Board at their next meeting in one… Read More

The Chaco Under Attack: A Photo Essay

A photoessay about indigenous communities in the Chaco region of Paraguay, and their existence in a landscape under threat by agribusiness and international trade policies. By Fernando Franceschelli and Ines Franceschelli, Global Forest Coalition Oct. 16 was World… Read More

Bayou Bridge Pipeline: Media, Water Protector’s Boats Sunk by Security Boat

Via LEAU EST LA VIE CAMP FACEBOOK On Monday, while two boats carrying water protectors and media were legally observing a bayou bridge pipeline construction site, an Energy Transfer Partners security boat rapidly passing by intentionally caused a… Read More

JPMorgan Chase, Wells Fargo, Crédit Agricole Warned Not to Finance Tar Sands Pipeline Companies

Bank clients Enbridge and TransCanada have failed to secure Free, Prior and Informed Consent of Indigenous Communities NEW YORK — On Monday (Indigenous People’s Day), Honor The Earth, Rainforest Action Network, Sierra Club, 350 Seattle, Friends of the Earth… Read More

WATCH: REDD Alert For False Climate Solution in California

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 raising the… Read More

#JusticiaParaBerta: More than 900 days without environmental activist Berta Cáceres

Via Open Democracy/DemocraciaAbierta 2 and a half years after Honduran environmental activist Berta Cáceres was shot dead, her family are still fighting for a fair trial. Today, Berta symbolises the voice of environmental activism and the defence of… Read More

Victory: UN Human Rights Council Adopting Peasant Rights Declaration in Geneva

(Geneva, September 28, 2018) Seventeen years of long and arduous negotiations later, peasants and other people working in rural areas are only a step away from having a UN Declaration that could defend and protect their rights to… Read More

Indigenous Peoples, Afro-descendants, and peasant farmers resist “green deserts” in Brazil

By the Global Forest Coalition On International Day Against Monoculture Tree Plantations we bring you this photo-essay showing the devastation caused by monoculture tree plantations in Brazil, and in contrast, community efforts to restore native forests and build… Read More

LISTEN: Leading Activists on ‘Solidarity to Solutions’ Events, Climate Justice

This special edition of the Sojourner Truth Radio Show (aired Aug. 31) featured Doria Robinson, Executive Director of Urban Tilth; and Kandi White from Indigenous Environmental Network, an activist in the struggle against the Dakota Bakken Oil shale.Both… Read More