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. Photolangelle.org/ (1997) Note: GJEP’s Co-Founder spent many years working in solidarity with… Read More

Earth Watch: Soren Ambrose on April 2000 Protests

People, not profit was a rallying cry. Above a mattress in the middle of an intersection and in the background yarn was strung in spider webs to prevent access to the meetings. Photo: Langelle/GJEP Soren Ambrose was one… Read More

The Destruction Of Nature & Covid-19

A logger (employed by a South Korean multinational corporation) with a chainsaw in the Bosawas rainforest; the Bosawas is the largest rainforest north of the Amazon Basin.  Illegal logging threatens the rainforest’s biodiversity and Indigenous Peoples.  (Nicaragua 1997)… Read More

Hurricane Mitch, Climate Change and Assassination 20 Years On

Special Photo Essay on PhotoLanglle.org 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

Venezuela Aid “Blockade” Debunked: Media Complicity Exposed

Western Media Fall in Lockstep for Cheap Trump/Rubio Venezuela Aid PR Stunt by Adam Johnson, Fairness & Accuracy in Reporting CNN (2/7/19) The Trump administration’s now completely overt effort to overthrow Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro had a very… 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

200 Environmental and Land Rights Activists Killed in 2016 as Global Crisis Spreads

Killings of those protesting land grabs in one-third more countries than 2015 Nearly four people were murdered every week in 2016 whilst protecting their land, forests and rivers from mining, logging and agricultural companies, a new report from… Read More

Paris Agreement or Not, US Was Never a Climate Leader

The following guest blog, originally published by GlobalJustice.org.uk, was written by Brandon Wu, a US-based activist and Director of Policy and Campaigns at ActionAid USA, who has engaged with the UN climate process for many years. 1. The… Read More