The Jari Amapá REDD project, Brazil: Greenwashing illegal logging, a pulp mill, and a 48-year-old land grab

Originally published by Redd-Monitor.org.  By Chris Lang The Jari Amapá REDD+ project covers an area of 65,980 hectares in the Jari Valley in the state of Amapá, Brazil. The project is run by three companies, one of which,… Read More

How emissions trading at Paris climate talks has set us up for failure

By Steffen Böhm Professor in Management and Sustainability, and Director, Essex Sustainability Institute, University of Essex Originally published by TheConversation.com. The Paris Agreement has mostly been greeted with enthusiasm, though it contains at least one obvious flaw. Few seem… Read More

Triumph and Tragedy Photo Exhibit at the ¡Buen Vivir! Gallery Aug 7 – Sept 18, 2015

The Triumph and Tragedy exhibit of photographs were taken by GJEP Executive Director Anne Petermann.  The exhibit documents movements, activists, indigenous peoples and organizations around the world working to stop social and ecological devastation and rebuild a just… Read More

An Urgent Plea from Brazilian Indigenous Communities

The following press release from PLANT (Partners for the Land & Agricultural Needs of Traditional Peoples) focuses on the rights of traditional and indigenous communities being trampled by powerful agri-business ​lobbyists​ and their politician​ allies​ in ​Brazil’s ​Congress, who want to make changes to the Constitution… Read More

Indigenous Tupinamba Fight for Land Rights in Brazil

The Tupinamba were the first indigenous people to form a front against the Portuguese invasion in 1500 in Brazil. They are a great warrior people whose organizational structure uses tactics and strategies of war based on their worldview…. Read More