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Forests at the Crossroads Interactive Poster Shows Dangers of GE Trees

Global Justice Ecology Project, Biofuelwatch and Indigenous Environmental Network, created this interactive poster on GE trees titled ‘Forests at the Crossroads’  for the 2016 IUCN World Congress.    The poster can be seen at this link. The following is a sample of some… Read More

With Deforestation Increasing in Brazil, Will Norway Ask For Its $1 Billion in REDD Money Back?

By Chris Lang Originally Published at Redd-Monitor.org   On 29 November 2016, Brazil’s National Institute for Space Research (INPE) released its estimate of deforestation in the Brazilian Amazon for the period August 2015 to July 2016. It’s not… Read More

IFC Launches US$152 million REDD Greenwashing Bond for Mining Corporation BHP Billiton

Originally published at Redd-Monitor.org:   By Chris Lang Yesterday, the World Bank’s private sector arm, the International Financial Corporation launched a US$152 million bond aimed at supporting REDD and carbon trading. The deal demonstrates just about everything that’s… Read More

The Dispossession of Territories and the Criminalization of Protest in Central America

From the World Rainforest Movement Bulletin: Six months ago, in March of 2016, the news spread like lightning and the world shook: Murderous bullets had ended the life of indigenous Lenca leader and human rights defender Berta Cáceres,… Read More

Larry Lohmann: “The Problem is Not ‘Bad Baselines’ But the Concept of Counterfactual Baselines Itself”

Originally published on Redd-Monitor.org:   BY CHRIS LANG In June 2016, I wrote a post based on a paper published in the International Forestry Review titled, “The ‘virtual economy’ of REDD+ projects: does private certification of REDD+ projects… Read More

The Aviation Industry Plans to Cheat the Climate with Offsets

Originally published by Redd-Monitor.org: Today, in Montreal, the 39th meeting of the International Civil Aviation Organisation starts. One of the agenda items is ICAO’s response to climate change. The industry’s preferred option is to continue expanding, to continue… Read More

Governor Ayade’s Contradictions on REDD in Cross River State, Nigeria

Via REDD Monitor: This week, Benedict Bengioushuye Ayade, the governor of Nigeria’s Cross River State, will be in Guadalajara, Mexico taking part in the Governors’ Climate and Forests Task Force Annual Meeting. The aim of the GCF is… Read More

WATCH: Germany’s Vice-Chancellor says ‘TTIP has failed’

Germany’s Economy Minister Sigmar Gabriel said: “In my opinion, the negotiations with the United States have de facto failed, even though nobody is really admitting it” according to The Independent. Euronews on YouTube (Video above) is also reporting… Read More

Three Short Films Showcase Power of Indigenous Struggles for Justice in Southeast Mexico

Global Justice Ecology Project (GJEP) is proud to present the following three documentaries for you to view and share. GJEP‘s Executive Director, Anne Petermann and Orin Langelle (Gallery Director) worked on two of the three films listed below which… Read More