Major New White Paper on GE American Chestnut Published

Biotechnology for Forest Health? The Test Case of the Genetically Engineered American Chestnut Download the 48 page white paper here: biotechnology-for-forest-health-test-case-american-chestnut-report-WEB Find the 2-page Executive Summary here: https://stopgetrees.org/exec-summary/ This in-depth white paper, published 24  April 2019 was produced… Read More

GE American chestnut: Potential Impacts on Indigenous Peoples

Note: The assertion that the American chestnut could be restored using GE technologies is not at all certain. Tests have only been run for 12 or so years, while AC trees can live for over 200 years. How… Read More

Earth Minute: The Racism and Colonialism of Big Conservation Groups

On this week’s Earth Minute, GJEP Executive Director Anne Petermann discusses the inherent racism and colonialism of big conservation groups promote the idea that “nature” should be separated from humans. Transcript of the Earth Minute: Protecting forests is… Read More

Grist: Green New Deal Failing to Keep Green Promises?

In 2011, the Indigenous community Amador Hernandez, in Chiapas, Mexico was targeted for a carbon offset project that would have forced the inhabitants to leave in order to “protect” the carbon in the trees.  This carbon could then… Read More

Langelle Photo Essay: Belém to Davos – 10 years on…

This week the annual World Economic Forum is going on in Davos, Switzerland. For several years, NGOs and others across the world gathered at the same time for an alternative World Social Forum. GJEP co-founder Orin Langelle and… Read More

Mexico’s New President Promises ‘More of the Same’ – Indigenous Peoples Ready to Resist

By SANTIAGO NAVARROIntercontinental Cry There will be profound changes, but they’ll come in accordance with the established legal order. There will be freedom for businesses. In terms of economics, we’ll respect the Banco de Mexico’s autonomy. The new… Read More

White House Event at COP23 Overshadowed by Indigenous, Black and Latinx Ceremony

Delegates from North, South and Latin America uplift Climate Change Impacted Voices in Civil Disobedience Action at COP23    Bonn, Germany – On November 13, 2017, The Trump Administration will held it’s only event, “The Role of Cleaner and… Read More

Chile Using Pinochet’s Anti-Terrorist Law Against Mapuche People

CHILE’S STILL USING PINOCHET’S ANTI-TERRORIST LAW AGAINST THE MAPUCHE FORMER PRESIDENT PIÑERA ARGUES THAT THE CONTROVERSIAL LAW NEEDS TO BE TAKEN FURTHER By Alejandra Gaitan Barrera Originally published by Intercontinental Cry The Mapuche territory, the Wallmapu, was never settled… Read More

Your Help Needed! Indigenous Mayangna and Miskito in Nicaragua are Under Attack

THERE IS A CRISIS ERUPTING ALONG NICARAGUA’S NORTHERN COAST. HERE’S 5 WAYS YOU CAN HELP   Originally published on Intercontinental Cry by Carlos Enrique Maibeth-Mortimer  There is a crisis erupting in Nicaragua’s North Caribbean Autonomous Region that spans across all… Read More

US Anthropologists promote forced contact with uncontacted Indigenous Peoples

From Reuters in The Guardian, 7 July 2016 Brazil condemns anthropologists’ calls for forced contact with isolated tribes US professors say ‘controlled contact is the only possible strategy for protecting these people’, but government’s open letter insists ‘leave them… Read More