COVID19 Analysis

COVID-19: Underlying Causes, Human Rights Abuses and Ecological Destruction We created this page as a place to explore the underlying causes of the COVID-19 crisis: destruction of world’s forests, industrial agriculture, not learning from past pandemics and ignoring… Read More

Ceremonial Elders of Whapmagoostui, QC Canada Give Message to the World re: Covid 19

Chief Matthew Mukash. Photo: Langelle/GJEP Message to the World From the Ceremonial Elders of Whapmagoostui, QC Canada Source: CENSORED NEWS, 30 March 2020. Sacred fire was lit in our community on Thursday, March 16th 2020 and burned for people to… Read More

Watch Now: Man Camp 1 Minute Video

Josie “You Are Not Forgotten.” Photo: GJEP/Langelle Last year 5,590 Indigenous women were reported missing to the FBI’s National Crime Information Center… Indigenous women have been silently disappearing for generations. The growing movement around missing and murdered Indigenous… Read More

Analysis of the Bolivia Uprising

Evo Morales speaks to a group of NGOs in Manhattan ahead of the UN Climate Summit in Cancun in 2010.  Photo: Petermann Bolivia: The Extreme Right Takes Advantage of a Popular Uprising  Toward Freedom November 11, 2019 Raul… Read More

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