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Brazil

Agribusiness’s New Weapon — Fire

Agribusiness’s new weapon — fire: how peoples and communities are being driven out of their own land GRAIN 18 May 2021 Over the past two years, the agribusiness industry in Brazil has been setting forests alight. This practice has led to fires ravaging ecosystems that...

Washington Post: A story of slavery — and space

Note: GJEP has long worked in solidarity with Brazil's Afro-Brazilian Quilombola people, fighting to protect their communities and their lands from industrial tree plantations planned to replace the native cerrado forest by Suzano, the timber company that is home to...

February 2021 Update From Global Justice Ecology Project

Global Justice Ecology Project  February Update Please support our work for social & ecological justice with a secure gift today! Photo of the Month World Social Forum Celebrates 20 Years Since the first World Social Forum was held in Porto Alegre, Brazil twenty...

Happy Holidays from GJEP! — Looking forward to 2021

All of us at Global Justice Ecology Project wish you and yours a peaceful and healthy holiday and New Year! Looking forward to 2021 GJEP is planning to continue to build our work to defend forests, address the roots of the biodiversity and climate crises, support...

Release: Bezos’ Earth Fund is an Unnatural Disaster

For Immediate Release                                                                 Dec. 10, 2020  Contact: Tel- 202-455-8665                                                  olivia@climatejusticealliance.org Bezos’ Earth Fund is an Unnatural Disaster  An Avalanche...

21 May 2020 Daily Digest of COVID-19 News and Analysis

IN ITS ZEAL TO BLAME CHINA FOR CORONAVIRUS, THE TRUMP ADMINISTRATION IS THWARTING INVESTIGATIONS INTO THE PANDEMIC’S ORIGINS (19 MAY 2020) The Intercept: For weeks, President Donald Trump and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo have been claiming without evidence that the...