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

WATCH: REDD Alert For False Climate Solution in California

As policies and programs to Reduce Emissions from Deforestation and Degradation (REDD) and to enhance forest carbon stocks (REDD+) are promoted around the world by global and national elites, Indigenous Peoples and other forest-dependent communities are raising the… Read More

Victory: UN Human Rights Council Adopting Peasant Rights Declaration in Geneva

(Geneva, September 28, 2018) Seventeen years of long and arduous negotiations later, peasants and other people working in rural areas are only a step away from having a UN Declaration that could defend and protect their rights to… 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

Canadian Government Profiting from Genetically Modified Salmon Sales

Groups Raise Concerns Over Investor-Regulator Roles   The Canadian government is receiving 10% royalties from sales of the world’s first genetically modified (GM or genetically engineered) animal, a GM Atlantic salmon. “We’re concerned that the government is responsible for… Read More

Florida Keys Residents Resist Controversial GMO Mosquito Trial

Via CommonDreams.org: Residents of the Florida Keys are up in arms over a plan to release genetically-modified (GM) mosquitoes in the Key Haven neighborhood and are trying to get the word out about the trial, which they say… Read More

FDA Approves First Genetically Engineered Animal for Human Consumption Over the Objections of Millions

The following release on the FDA’s approval of GE Salmon is provided by the Center For Food Safety (CFS). CFS is one of GJEP’s close allies in the effort to stop genetically engineered trees. Center for Food Safety to… Read More

Asunción Declaration: A Resounding Global NO to GE Trees

Asunción Declaration Rejects all Genetically Engineered Trees A Resounding NO to GE Trees Declaración de Asunción Rechazo a todos los Árboles Genéticamente: Un NO Rotundo a los Árboles GM (PDF) Declaração de Asunción rejeita todas as árvores geneticamente… Read More

GJEP-GFC REDD video chosen for International Indigenous Film Showcase of Venezuela

Buffalo, New York (US) – The film A Darker Shade of Green: REDD Alert and the Future of Forests, produced by Global Justice Ecology Project and Global Forest Coalition, has been chosen to take part of the official selection of the 2nd International… Read More