JPMorgan Chase, Wells Fargo, Crédit Agricole Warned Not to Finance Tar Sands Pipeline Companies

Bank clients Enbridge and TransCanada have failed to secure Free, Prior and Informed Consent of Indigenous Communities NEW YORK — On Monday (Indigenous People’s Day), Honor The Earth, Rainforest Action Network, Sierra Club, 350 Seattle, Friends of the Earth… Read More

Sign On: Keep Gold Miners Out of Our Rainforest

Sign on now at Rainforest Rescue   The gold rush is not letting up: in order to let a Canadian mining company dig in the Peruvian Amazon, officials fraudulently declared the rainforest of the Shawi people to be… Read More

Investing in Indigenous Communities is Most Efficient Way to Protect Forests, report finds

By Cory Rogers Appeared previously on IntercontinentalCry.org   The best way to save forests and curb biodiversity loss is to recognize the claims of indigenous peoples to their territories, a new report urges. Published by the Rights and… Read More

UN Expert Urges Guatemala to End Structural Racism Against Indigenous People

By Heather Gies Originally published at TowardFreedom.org   Two indigenous leaders were killed in Guatemala in the final two days of a United Nation expert’s visit to the country, soberly underlining her call for the state to overhaul… Read More

Mapuche Leader Machi Francisca Linconao Acquitted on Terrorism Charges

On 5 May 2018, the Criminal Court of Temuco acquitted Machi Francisca Linconao and eight Mapuche men of all charges against them relating to the 2013 killing of two people. A further three Mapuche men who faced charges… Read More

Why Clayton Thomas Müller Protested the Kinder Morgan Trans Mountain Pipeline Expansion

Clayton Thomas Müller being arrested on Burnaby Mountain on March 18. Photo by Rogue Collective Clayton Thomas-Müller, a board member with Global Justice Ecology Project, recently had an opinion piece titled Why I protested against Kinder Morgan’s Trans Mountain… Read More

‘Paper Genocide’: Trump’s Political Maneuvers Could Rob Native America of Tribal Sovereignty, Culture, Health Care

By Courtney Parker Via Intercontinental Cry   Native Americans have long existed in a legal and cultural limbo, surviving the devastating impacts of a trail of broken treaties by the U.S. government with staunch determination to maintain their… Read More

International Day of Peasants’ Struggles is April 17, 2018: La Via Campesina Calls for Coordination of Decentralised, United Action

For land and for life! Enough Free Trade Agreements, enough impunity!   This 17th April, on the International Day of Peasants’ Struggles, La Via Campesina recalls the massacre of the 19 landless peasants, murdered by agribusiness (#AgroMata). United… Read More

After Thousands of years, Western Science Finally Catching up to Traditional Knowledge

A team of researchers in northern Australia have documented kites and falcons, “firehawks,” intentionally carrying burning sticks to spread fire: It is just one example of western science catching up to Indigenous Traditional Knowledge. James Padolsey/Unsplash George Nicholas,… Read More

LISTEN: Earth Watch interview with Clayton Thomas-Müller

This week’s Earth Watch guest on the Sojourner Truth Radio Show was Clayton Thomas-Müller. Clayton is a member of the Treaty #6 based Mathias Colomb Cree Nation also known as Pukatawagan located in Northern Manitoba, Canada. Based in Winnipeg,… Read More