Watch: Friends and Allies Celebrate GJEP’s 15th Annivesary

The video below offers personal one-minute testimonials from friends and allies of GJEP describing our 15 years of exposing the intertwined root causes of social injustice, ecological destruction, and economic domination. Celebrate GJEP’s anniversary with a gift in… Read More

LISTEN: Jeff Conant of Friends of the Earth on Greenwashing of Palm Oil Industry

This week’s Earth Watch guest is Jeff Conant of Friends of the Earth (FOA). Conant and Sojourner Truth host Margaret Prescod discuss the greenwashing of the palm oil industry. Friends of the Earth and World Rainforest Movement co-authored… Read More

GJEP Summer Update: News and Celebration

Global Justice Ecology Project has a lot of exciting news and upcoming events to share. First and foremost, this September 14-15, GJEP celebrates its 15th Anniversary. The two-day party includes the opening for a new exhibit at our ¡Buen Vivir! Gallery… Read More

Women Demand Oil Palm Companies Stop Violence and Give Back Community Land

See more on women and plantations in the WRM Bulletin. On 8 March, International Women’s Day, hundreds of organizations and individuals demand an end to the violence against women living in and around large-scale oil palm plantations expansion…. Read More

Tree Biotech Conference Disrupted Amidst Week of Protest

For Immediate Release   Concepción, Chile – Yesterday, the International Union of Forest Research Organizations (IUFRO) 2017 Tree Biotechnology Conference was forced to cancel its field trip to the University of Concepción’s Center for Biotechnology amidst protests on campus… Read More

Listen: World Rainforest Movement’s Elizabeth Díaz on Genetically Engineered Trees

This week’s Earth Watch guest on the Sojourner Truth Radio show is Elizabeth Díaz of World Rainforest Movement, who is currently on local in Chile with a coalition united against genetically engineered trees. For the past 20 years… 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

WATCH: Green Invasion – Documentary on Forest Monocultures

In recognition of Sept. 21, International Day of Struggle Against Tree Monocultures, we are happy to present the short documentary The Green Invasion produced by World Rainforest Movement. The Green Invasion reflects local peoples’ concerns about large scale tree… Read More

SIGN ON: Stop Monoculture Tree Plantations Expansion in Mozambique

Via World Rainforest Movement: September 21st is the International Day of Struggle against Monoculture Tree Plantations. Launched in 2004, this international day commemorates people’s resistance and struggles in defense of territories and against the expansion of industrial tree… Read More

New Report Reveals Biodiversity Offsets As Double Landgrab in the Name of Biodiversity

In September 2015 Re:Common and the World Rainforest Movement (WRM) carried out a joint field visit to investigate the Rio Tinto QMM biodiversity offset project in the Anosy region of south-eastern Madagascar. On the occasion of the Rio… Read More