December 2020 Update From Global Justice Ecology Project

Global Justice Ecology Project  DecemberUpdate Please support our work for social & ecological justice with a year end gift today! ¡Soren Ambrose Presente! Before we let you know about the progress of our programs, we need to take… Read More

Sign This Open Letter to Reject REDD Funding in Nicaragua!

Rio Pis Pis, Nicaragua: Indigenous Mayangna traveling by panga (dugout canoe) on the Rio Pis Pis in the Bosawas Reserve in Nicaragua’s North Atlantic Autonomous Region. (1997) Note: GJEP’s Co-Founder spent many years working in solidarity with… Read More

Hurricane Mitch, Climate Change and Assassination 20 Years On

Special Photo Essay on commemorates Findings of February 1999 Environmental Justice Delegation that Followed Hurricane Mitch From the Photo Essay: The following article was published twenty years ago in ACERCA NOTES when I was the coordinator of… Read More

EARTH WATCH: Student Talks Political and Environmental Crisis in Nicaragua

The Costa Rican firefighters on the border with Nicaragua, which the Ortega government would no allow to enter the country. Photo by Amelia Rueda/Havana Times This week’s Earth Watch guest is Adriana Ramirez, a student at the University… Read More

Indigenous Community Judge Shot Dead As Colonial Violence Terrorizes Nicaragua

By COURTNEY PARKER Originally published by Intercontinental Cry   One day after she received an ominous warning, Indigenous Community Judge Celedonia Zalazar Point and her husband, Tito José González Bendles, were shot to death by Colonos in the… Read More

NYT: Nicaragua Dispute Over Indigenous Land Erupts in Wave of Killing

The New York Times reports that indigenous Miskito people of Nicarauga are under attack by settlers who are taking over their ancestral territory, lured by the promise of gold and lucrative timber. With the law on their side, and… Read More

New Film: We Do Not Consent – Indigenous struggle against the grand canal of Nicaragua

In GJEP’s ongoing coverage of the Indigenous Peoples’s fight in Nicaragua to stop a devastating canal that will carve their ancestral lands (and critical rainforest ecosystem) in half, here is a new film.  GJEP Co-founder Orin Langelle began working in… 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