Global Forest Coalition on REDD+: Has it been worth the money?

Photo: Langelle New briefing explains the basics of REDD+ and why it’s so contentious From Global Forest Coalition It’s 15 years since the United Nations climate convention unveiled REDD (and then REDD+) as its much-hyped solution to carbon… Read More

Record Numbers Of Activists Were Killed Last Year

Berta Cáceres, a Honduran environmental activist and winner of the prestigious Goldman Environmental Prize, was shot dead in 2016 over her opposition to a hydroelectric dam. Record 212 land and environment activists killed last year The Guardian 28… 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

Venezuela Aid “Blockade” Debunked: Media Complicity Exposed

Western Media Fall in Lockstep for Cheap Trump/Rubio Venezuela Aid PR Stunt by Adam Johnson, Fairness & Accuracy in Reporting CNN (2/7/19) The Trump administration’s now completely overt effort to overthrow Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro had a very… Read More

Statement of Solidarity with the People of Venezuela

Global Justice Ecology Project strongly condemns the U.S. government’s continuation of all U.S. aggression around the world. The current affront by the U.S. government is now Venezuela. Here are excerpts from our ally, Grassroots Global Justice Alliance, in… Read More

In the Depths of the Colombian Jungle: An Encounter With the ELN

Brasil de Fato’s Vivian Fernandes recently travelled through the province of Choco, one of the bases of the guerrilla group, ELN. In the first of a series of articles, she narrates the experience of first meeting the guerilla… Read More

EARTH MINUTE: Worldwide Protests Against Murder of More Than 313 Columbian Human Rights Defenders

This week’s Earth Minute segment from GJEP executive director Anne Petermann centers worldwide protests that took place last week in response to the murders of more than 313 Columbian human rights defenders. The Earth Minute segment airs weekly… Read More

Government Silent: Over 313 Murders of Human Rights and Environment Defenders, Denounce Colombian Activists

Activists from various organizations worldwide [1] protested against the murders of at least 313 human rights defenders in front of the United Nations headquarters two days after the Colombian government reported at the High Level Political Forum (HLPF)… Read More

How to Help: Failing Colombia Hydropower Dam Results in Environmental & Humanitarian Disaster

Image via Colombia Reports   Global Justice Ecology Project founders Orin Langelle and Anne Petermann have been fighting the ecological and social destruction of large-scale hydroelectric dams since 1993. GJEP is committed to exposing false solution to climate… Read More