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Deforestation and Human Rights

¡Berta Caceres Presente!

¡Berta Caceres Presente!

Note: More than five years after we first reported on the assassination of Berta Caceres, an ally in our work to defend the rights and lands of Indigenous Peoples in Central America, finally some justice has been won with the conviction of the man who masterminded her...

Earth Minute: Pride Month 2021

Earth Minute: Pride Month 2021

Sojourner Truth with Margaret Prescod · Earth Minute: Pride Month 2021 June is Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer Pride Month, marked by the annviersary of the 1969 Stonewall riot led by Black and Latinx trans and gender non-confirming individuals against...

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...

¡Judi Bari, presente!

¡Judi Bari, presente!

On 24 May 1990, in Oakland, California, Judi Bari’s car was blown up by a pipe bomb placed under her seat. While still in critical condition with a shattered pelvis and other major injuries, Bari was arrested by the FBI for allegedly transporting explosives. It is...

Madre de Dios Amazon REDD Project

Madre de Dios Amazon REDD Project

Madre de Dios Amazon REDD Project: EasyJet’s phantom carbon credits are generated by logging the forest By Chris Lang 14 May 2021 “It’s a scam. Neither planting trees nor avoiding deforestation will make a flight carbon neutral.” That’s Britaldo Silveira Soares-Filho,...

May 2021 Update From Global Justice Ecology Project

Global Justice Ecology Project  May Update Please support GJEP’s work to protect forests, advance climate justice & build alliances for systemic change! Photo of the Month About Place Journal May 1 issue: Geographies of Justice features photos by Orin Langelle In...

Carbon Colonialism and REDD: Reflections on Resistance

Carbon Colonialism and REDD: Reflections on Resistance Amador Hernandez Ten Years Later CounterPunch 3o Apr 2021 Steve Taylor Ten years after a trip by a documentary team assembled by Global Justice Ecology Project (GJEP) to the Lacandon Jungle of Chiapas, Mexico,...