November 2020 Update From Global Justice Ecology Project

Global Justice Ecology Project  November Update Please support our work for social & ecological justice with a secure gift today! Campaign to STOP Genetically Engineered Trees GJEP coordinates the Campaign to STOP GE Trees, a national and international… Read More

Overwhelming Majority Vote to Throw Out Pinochet-Era Constitution in Chile

Caption: A jubilant crowd as red flares, fires and lasers light up Plaza de la Dignidad, also known as Plaza Italia, on Day 50 of the Peoples’ Uprising. photolangelle.org (2019) Note: GJEP’s co-founders Orin Langelle and Anne Petermann… Read More

28 April 2020 Daily Digest of COVID-19 News and Analysis

WEBINAR: THE IMPACT OF COVID-19 ON THE FOOD SUPPLY & FEEDING THE HUNGRY (29 APRIL 2020) Waste 360 Webinar: The recovery of excess food to sustain the food-insecure population in the U.S. is a critical concern during the… Read More

The COVID-19 Crisis and Indigenous Peoples

Indigenous man. Espirito Santo, Brazil, November 2005.  Tupinikim and Guaraní peoples cut down a plantation of eucalyptus trees owned by Aracruz Celulose to rebuild this village in its traditional location. The village had been forcibly removed to make… Read More

Legal Proceedings Have Begun Against Indigenous Leader Daniel Pascual

Photo: Daniel Pascual via Peoples Dispatch Guatemalan organizations denounce political persecution of Indigenous leader Daniel Pascual Peoples Dispatch January 14, 2020 Zoe PC Daniel Pascual, who is appearing as a defendant in a defamation case on Tuesday, has… Read More

Zapatista Update #2: Concerning the Human Rights of Indigenous Peoples and USMCA

Building with Zapatista murals in Amador Hernandez. Photo: Langelle via Tonatierra January 1, 2020 Tom Lantos Human Rights Commission House Committee on Foreign Affairs 5100 O’Neill House Office Building 200 C Street SW Washington, D.C. 20515 Good greetings…. Read More

Zapatista Update: Forum on Defense of the Territory and Mother Earth

Comandante in La Realidad, Chiapas, Mexico (1996). Photo: Langelle   Enough 14 December 25, 2019 On December 21 and 22, 2019, in the new Jacinto Canek caracol in the facilities of Cideci / UniTierra, San Cristóbal de Las… Read More

A Personal Response to IPCC Special Report on Pathways to 1.5 C

Rachel Smolker is codirector of Biofuelwatch where she works to raise awareness of the impacts of large scale bioenergy, the bioeconomy and biotechnology.  Her work has spanned from local grassroots organizing to participation in the United Nations conventions on… 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