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… Read More

Earth Minute: Forest Defense In Canada

Sojourner Truth with Margaret Prescod · Earth Minute: Forest Defense In Canada Canadian history is repeating itself as hundreds of activists blockade old growth trees in a small protected area called Avatar Grove, near the Fairy Creek watershed… Read More

Earth Minute: Pandemics & Deforestation

Sojourner Truth with Margaret Prescod · (Earth Minute Insert) SEG#2 Sojourner Truth – Nicaragua, AFGJ, Camilo Mejia, Earth Minute – 3.19.21 This month marks the one year anniversary of the Covid-19 pandemic, following a grim milestone of half… Read More

New Biofuelwatch Report: Swallowing Indonesia’s Forests

Note: Biofuelwatch is a fiscally sponsored project of Global Justice Ecology Project. Rachel Smolker is the Co-Director at Biofuelwatch and a member of the international and national Campaign to STOP GE Trees. Swallowing Indonesia’s forests: New report reveals… Read More

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

Earth Watch: Dr. Lauren Gifford On Forest Carbon Offsets & Peru’s Alto Mayo Forest

Dr. Lauren Gifford is a human-environment geographer exploring the intersections of global climate change policy, conservation, markets and justice. Her work asks how, and by whom, climate and conservation policies are enacted. She teaches at the University of… Read More

Earth Minute: Illegal Logging & Genocide During COVID-19

Photo courtesy of World Rainforest Movement The Coronavirus is enabling a mass increase in logging globally, as criminal groups and illegal loggers take advantage of the disruptions associated with the pandemic. In the month of March, more than… Read More

Listen: Judi Bari Interview and More

Photo: Judi Bari, Center, walks with support of two friends (1994). photo: Orin Langelle As I was getting ready to do this post – which I do every other year or so to make sure that people remember… Read More

Rising Deforestation Threatens Brazil’s Amazon

Log pile at a Veracel eucalyptus plantation in Bahia, Brazil  Photo: Petermann As deforestation surges, Brazil moves to weaken indigenous and environmental safeguards Unearthed 29 April 2020 Lucy Jordan & Ana Terra Athayde With attention focused on the… Read More

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

THE PATH TO OUR NEXT PANDEMIC (22 April 2020) Alert: Humanity is in big trouble—and we’re blazing full speed toward even more peril. Because of our burgeoning numbers, globalized nature, and habit of exploiting countless wildlife species for food and… Read More