The COVID-19 Crisis and Indigenous Peoples

Indigenous man. Espirito Santo, Brazil, November 2005.  Tupinikim and Guaraní peoples cut down a plantation of eucalyptus trees owned by Aracruz Celulose to rebuild this village in its traditional location. The village had been forcibly removed to make… Read More

New Earth Watch With Josey Tenorio Peyestewa On Murdered & Missing Indigenous Women

Josey Tenorio Peyestewa is a Hopi descendant born in Third Mesa Hotevilla, Arizona and raised in Los Angeles, California. She is an Advocate for Murdered and Missing Indigenous Women. She organizes Prayer Runs through many states asking for… Read More

REDD-Monitor: Ankeniheny-Zahamena Corridor, Madagascar: “The economic viabilities of carbon offsetting are ridiculous”

Indigenous Peoples march with an anti-REDD (Reducing Emissions from Deforestion and Forest Degradation) banner in Durban, South Africa to protest the UN Climate Conference. Indigenous Peoples are especially at risk in carbon off-set schemes like REDD. Photo: Langelle… Read More

Ongoing Demonstrations In Support of Wet’suwet’en Shut Down Rail Traffic

Photo via Wet’suwet’en Supporter Toolkit 2020 A few weeks ago we got an update from Molly Wickham, a Gidimt’en Clan member, on Sojourner Truth with Margaret Prescod​. Here’s the link to her interview in case you missed it. https://globaljusticeecology.org/new-earth-watch-with-gidimten-clan-member-molly-wickham/… Read More

New Earth Watch Part 2 with Cam Walker on Australia Fires & Their Impact

Photo: Friends of the Earth Australia Cam Walker is the campaigns coordinator for Friends of the Earth Australia. He works on campaigns including climate and energy justice, forests and inland rivers. He is also a volunteer firefighter with the Country Fire… Read More

New Earth Watch with Cam Walker on Australia Fires & Their Impact

Burned eucalyptus trees, Chile.  As in Australia, a combination of heat wave and drought contributed to the worst wildfires in Chile’s history over the 2016-2017 fire season.  Photo: photolangelle.org (2017)   Cam Walker is the campaigns coordinator for… Read More

Legal Proceedings Have Begun Against Indigenous Leader Daniel Pascual

Photo: Daniel Pascual via Peoples Dispatch Guatemalan organizations denounce political persecution of Indigenous leader Daniel Pascual Peoples Dispatch January 14, 2020 Zoe PC Daniel Pascual, who is appearing as a defendant in a defamation case on Tuesday, has… Read More

Indigenous Peoples Key to Saving Threatened Forests

Community of Amador Hernandez-Chiapas, Mexico. Photo: Langelle Phys.org January 7, 2020 Patrick Galey More than a third of the world’s vanishing pristine forests are managed by indigenous peoples under threat from development and deforestation, scientists said Tuesday, calling for… Read More

New Earth Watch with Gidimt’en Clan member Molly Wickham

Photo: Indigenous Environmental Network (IEN) via Wet’suwet’en Supporter Toolkit 2020 On Wet’suwet’en Resistance to Canada Pipeline    

Wet’suwet’en Leaders Defy Coastal GasLink Injunction

Photo: Jimmy Jeong, The Globe and Mail Wet’suwet’en chiefs vow to defy Coastal GasLink injunction, intensifying standoff one year after RCMP truce The Globe and Mail January 7, 2019 Brent Jang Wet’suwet’en Nation hereditary chiefs are vowing to… Read More