10 Years Later: GJEP Looks Back on Trip to Amador Hernandez

Revisiting a Darker Shade of Green 10 Years After Amador Hernandez Ten years after a trip by a documentary team assembled by Global Justice Ecology Project to the Lacandon Jungle of Chiapas, Mexico, GJEP is highlighting the resulting… Read More

Carbon Colonialism and REDD: Reflections on Resistance

Carbon Colonialism and REDD: Reflections on Resistance Amador Hernandez Ten Years Later CounterPunch 3o Apr 2021 Steve Taylor Ten years after a trip by a documentary team assembled by Global Justice Ecology Project (GJEP) to the Lacandon Jungle… Read More

Zapatista Kidnapped, Tortured by Government-Protected Paramilitaries

Zapatista in La Realidad, Chiapas Mexico, headquarters of the Zapatista Army of National Liberation. Photolangelle.org (1996) Note: GJEP’s co-founders Orin Langelle and Anne Petermann have supported the uprising of Indigenous Peoples in the Southeastern state of Chiapas, Mexico… Read More

Call for Solidarity After Paramilitaries Burn Zapatista Coffee Harvest in Chiapas

Building with Zapatista murals in Amador Hernandez. Photo: Langelle Note: Global Justice Ecology Project has always stood in solidarity with the Zapatista autonomous communities in and around the Selva Lacandona in Chiapas, Mexico.  In 1996 GJEP co-founder Orin… Read More

Zapatista Indigenous Governing Council statement on 8/22 attack by paramilitaries

Note: Global Justice Ecology Project has always stood in solidarity with the Zapatista autonomous communities in and around the Selva Lacandona in Chiapas, Mexico.  In 1996 GJEP co-founder Orin Langelle traveled to La Realidad, home to the headquarters… Read More

Daily Maverick: COVID-19 = Capitalism + Ecological Destruction

Road construction into the Lacandon Rainforest, Chiapas, Mexico, 1996. Photo: Langelle/GJEP COVID-19 and Capitalism: ‘Pandemics… have their roots in environmental change and ecosystem disturbances’ Daily Maverick 24 Mar 2020 Dale T. McKinley As the escalating crisis of climate… Read More

Carbon Markets Represent the Commodification of Earth

“They see our Mother Earth as a business, and for us you should never see it like that. It’s our Mother, she can’t be sold.” ‘Francisco,’ Lacandon Jungle, Amador Hernandez, Chiapas, Mexico in A Darker Shade of Green (2012) The… Read More