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Indigenous Peoples

New Net Zero Briefing From Amazon Watch

The Amazon Rainforest-Sized Loophole in Net Zero Amazon Watch July 2021 Trading forest protection for continued greenhouse gas emissions (GHG) presents a false and dangerous "solution" to the climate crisis. Instead, emissions must be drastically reduced, forests must...

¡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...

The True Costs of Hydro Quebec

The True Costs of Hydro Quebec

Note: Thirty years ago, in 1991, GJEP Co-founders Anne Petermann and Orin Langelle joined the Vermont coalition effort to stop the megadam-age caused by Hydro Quebec's plans to dam up all of the major rivers running into James Bay.  This included a 1993 documentary...

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,...

Earth Minute: Indigenous Activist Murdered In Honduras

Sojourner Truth with Margaret Prescod · Earth Minute: Indigenous Activist Murdered In Honduras Another Indigenous activist has reportedly been killed this week in Honduras. Cerros Escalante was an anti-dam activist and part of the Honduras’ Lenca Indigenous community....