From GJEP: Taking Action and Understanding the Roots of Covid-19

Photo: Oil palm plantation invades the rainforest.  Photo: courtesy World Rainforest Movement Global Justice Ecology Project: About COVID-19 – Resources and Information Dear friends and supporters Global Justice Ecology Project, We, like you, are doing all we can… Read More

Earth Watch: Lauren Regan On Attempts To Criminalize Climate Protestors

Photo: CLDC Lauren Regan, Executive Director, oversees the CLDC as its founder and senior staff attorney. She has extensive federal and state litigation experience in both civil rights and activist defense cases, as well as expertise in necessity… 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

Earth Watch: Molly Wickham On Wet’suwet’en Resistance To Canada Pipeline

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

Latest Blow to the Atlantic Coast Pipeline

Clearcut area of forest by Dominion Energy for the Atlantic Coast Pipeline. This cut is near Wintergreen Resort, a four-season mountain resort on the eastern slopes of the Blue Ridge Mountains, located in Nelson County, Virginia. Photo: Langelle… Read More

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

Zapatista Update #2: Concerning the Human Rights of Indigenous Peoples and USMCA

Building with Zapatista murals in Amador Hernandez. Photo: Langelle via Tonatierra January 1, 2020 Tom Lantos Human Rights Commission House Committee on Foreign Affairs 5100 O’Neill House Office Building 200 C Street SW Washington, D.C. 20515 Good greetings…. Read More

Zapatista Update: Forum on Defense of the Territory and Mother Earth

Comandante in La Realidad, Chiapas, Mexico (1996). Photo: Langelle   Enough 14 December 25, 2019 On December 21 and 22, 2019, in the new Jacinto Canek caracol in the facilities of Cideci / UniTierra, San Cristóbal de Las… Read More

GJEP Statement: Virginia Governor Ralph Northam’s Racism Could be Deadly

Global Justice Ecology Project released this statement today regarding Governor Ralph Northam (D-Va.) and the racist photographs that recently surfaced. Governor Northam has been denounced and asked to resign by other politicians and citizens.

Mexico’s New President Promises ‘More of the Same’ – Indigenous Peoples Ready to Resist

By SANTIAGO NAVARROIntercontinental Cry There will be profound changes, but they’ll come in accordance with the established legal order. There will be freedom for businesses. In terms of economics, we’ll respect the Banco de Mexico’s autonomy. The new… Read More