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

#JusticiaParaBerta: More than 900 days without environmental activist Berta Cáceres

Via Open Democracy/DemocraciaAbierta 2 and a half years after Honduran environmental activist Berta Cáceres was shot dead, her family are still fighting for a fair trial. Today, Berta symbolises the voice of environmental activism and the defence of… Read More

Heaven And Earth Don’t Belong To The Companies

The Role Of Lenca Culture In Defending Lands, Waters, And Peoples In Honduras: An Interview By Pascuala Vásquez   By Beverly Bell Part of a series remembering Berta Cáceres from Otherworldsarepossible.org   Beverly Bell: You’ve been part of COPINH for many… Read More

We Are Going to Triumph: Letter to Berta Cáceres from her Daughter

    On what would have been indigenous and environmental movement leader Berta Cáceres’ 45th birthday, we reproduce this letter from her daughter Laura. Cáceres was assassinated in her native Honduras just before midnight one year and one day ago. Her birthday party had… Read More

Mass Protest in Brazil In Face of Rigid Austerity Measures

Originally published at RioOnWatch.org:   Protests erupted outside Brazil’s Congress in Brasília as the Senate approved a proposal to amend the constitution that would authorize the implementation of harsh austerity measures last week. If passed, the proposal put… Read More

Salvadoran Roundtable on Climate Change Urges Government to Abandon REDD

In September 2016, the El Salvador Round-table on Climate Change released a statement urging the government to abandon its REDD plans. The statement is posted here in full, and is available in Spanish here. Statement of the Salvadoran Round-table… Read More