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Resumen: Delegación internacional visitará Chile y Wallmapu para analizar impactos de monocultivo forestal

Wed, 03/27/2024 - 11:26

Como publicado en Resumen el 27 de marzo 2024 Una delegación internacional visitará Chile y territorio mapuche durante la segunda quincena de abril de 2024, con el objetivo de analizar los impactos del monocultivo forestal en las regiones de Biobío, Araucanía y Los Ríos. Los representantes de la sociedad civil internacional visitarán diversas comunidades, y […]

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International Day of Forests: A call for global accountability on forests

Thu, 03/21/2024 - 09:04

NOTE: March 21 is International Day of Forests. GJEP, along with 130 signatories, from 39 different countries, has signed on to the following. Click here to read it in Spanish, English, and Portuguese. A call for global accountability on forests The image above was taken from the Global Forest Coalition’s website : https://globalforestcoalition.org/a-call-for-global-accountability-on-forests/ This year’s […]

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World Rainforest Movement: What is a forest, and when is it a forest? A critical reflection on the concepts used in international forest policy processes

Thu, 03/21/2024 - 08:40

March 21st is the International Day of Forests. The World Rainforest Movement has released a 21 page briefing entitled  “What is a forest, and when is it a forest? A critical reflection on the concepts used in international forest policy processes” The report is available in English, Spanish, Portuguese and French and can be read […]

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Brazil: Report by Environmental Paper Network examines the impacts of pulp and paper expansion in the Três Lagoas region of Brazil

Wed, 03/20/2024 - 15:03

A 2022 investigative report by the Environmental Paper Network (EPN) discusses how the pulp & paper industry expansion in Cerrado risks fires, water shortage and climate damage.  EPN’s website notes that: Scorching the Earth, is the result of two years of field research in the Três Lagoas area. It documents how springs, ponds and streams disappeared […]

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Chile: A new study links exotic tree plantations in Chile to wildfires

Wed, 03/20/2024 - 14:52

  In February 2024, the 21 page report “Despite known coastal cooling trend, risk of deadly wildfires in central Chile increasing with changing land management in a warming climate” was released. One of the main findings was that (bolding added for emphasis): Across the studied area, fire risk is increasing notably due to current land […]

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Upcoming Webinar: Tues. March 19 – Emergency of GE Trees for Indigenous Peoples

Sun, 03/17/2024 - 08:21

Upcoming Webinar: Tuesday March 19 – Emergency of GE Trees for Indigenous Peoples Tuesday March 19, 2024 9AM   Rio Branco, Acre, Brazil (GMT -5) 10AM   New York (GMT – 4) 11AM    Buenos Aires (GMT – 3) 11AM    Sao Paulo, Brazil (GMT – 3) Zoom Link (more zoom information below): https://us02web.zoom.us/j/87230883466 ~ […]

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AP News: Native groups sit on a treasure trove of lithium. Now mines threaten their water, culture and wealth

Thu, 03/14/2024 - 18:37

On March 14, 2024, the Associated Press posted the article “Native groups sit on a treasure trove of lithium. Now mines threaten their water, culture and wealth”, written by Megan Janetsky, Victor R. Caivano and Rodrigo Abd. March 13, 2024. It can be read in full on the Associated Press website. The article highlights the […]

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New Breaking Green Podcast: The Battle Against Eucalyptus in Galicia with Joám Evans Pim

Wed, 03/13/2024 - 07:54

Terrible forest fires that are the result of eucalyptus plantations are becoming a growing threat in South America. Known as green deserts, an increasing number of these monoculture eucalyptus tree plantations are being built to feed ever larger pulp and paper mills. They sap water from the environment and destroy biodiversity. But there are those […]

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International Women’s Day 2024

Fri, 03/08/2024 - 04:00

Happy International Women’s Day! Today we look back and remember the women of Brazil, who on the morning of March 5, 2015 took over operations of genetically engineered tree company Futuragene – a subsidiary of Suzano.. The action included the destruction of an estimated one million GE eucalyptus seedlings. The video is an interview with […]

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Human Rights Watch: Carbon Offsetting’s Casualties – Violations of Chong Indigenous People’s Rights in Cambodia’s Southern Cardamom REDD+ Project

Thu, 02/29/2024 - 19:02

On February 28, 2024, the article “Carbon Offsetting’s Casualties Violations of Chong Indigenous People’s Rights in Cambodia’s Southern Cardamom REDD+ Project” was posted on the Human Rights Watch website  The following are excerpts from the article, which can be read in full on the Human Rights Watch website: This report assesses the impacts on the […]

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Logging what’s left: Drax’s pellet mills are sourcing logs from British Columbia’s rarest old growth forests

Wed, 02/28/2024 - 07:41

Conservation North, Bulkley Valley Stewardship Coalition and Biofuelwatch just released a new study: “Logging what’s left: How Drax’s pellet mills are sourcing logs from British Columbia’s rarest Old Growth forests” . The shocking finding have also been picked up by the BBC. You can read the report here, and you can read the BBC article […]

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REDD Monitor: Slave labor used to clear forests in the Maísa REDD+ project, Brazil

Mon, 02/26/2024 - 14:48

Further evidence that the Verra auditing system is not fit for purpose NOTE: REDD refers to “reducing emissions from deforestation and forest degradation in developing countries” On February 22, 2024, Chris Lang from REDD Monitor released an article on how slave labour was used to clear forests  in the Maise REDD+ project in Brazil. The […]

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GJEP’s Earth Minute on East Palestine Feb 2024

Thu, 02/22/2024 - 12:16

Global Justice Ecology Project produces the Earth Minute for the Sojourner Truth Show hosted by Margaret Prescod. Sojourner Truth with Margaret Prescod is a public affairs program that airs Tuesday through Friday on KPFK Radio from 7 to 8 AM (PST). Tune in at 90.7 FM Los Angeles, 98.7 FM Santa Barbara, 93.7 FM North […]

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Breaking Green: Failure of the GE American Chestnut with Anne Petermann and Dr. Donald Davis

Tue, 02/20/2024 - 10:55

The American Chestnut Foundation has long supported a controversial plan to release genetically engineered chestnut trees into the wild. The tree was being developed by the State University of New York College of Environmental Science and Forestry (SUNY-ESF). But now poor performance in field trials and the revelation that researchers had even been field testing […]

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Chile’s Wildfires: Another Pinochet Legacy

Fri, 02/16/2024 - 11:55

Chile’s Wildfires: Another Pinochet Legacy Orin Langelle  |  Langelle Photography Orin Langelle is the co-founder of GJEP, a photojournalist, and the Director of Langelle Photography. In January and February 2017, 5,274 wildfires raged in Chile, burning more than half a million hectares, destroying over 1,000 buildings, and killing eleven people. The fires started in monoculture […]

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Photo Essay Prelude Chile’s Wildfires: Another Pinochet Legacy

Fri, 02/16/2024 - 11:47

Leoardo Guajardo’s house was saved from the fire, but all the crops and fruit trees were lost – Investigations into the 2017 fires uncovered that the pine plantations were infested by a borer wasp. The insect burrowed into the trees, damaging them and causing their commercial value to decrease. The logging industry did not have […]

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Over 3,600 U.S. education leaders and professors urge Biden to prevent genocide

Fri, 02/16/2024 - 11:09

Note: The following is a press release from educational leaders from diverse ethnic, religious, and political backgrounds and a multitude of disciplines and professions, sent to President Biden and Senators  on Wednesday, February 14, 2024. Press Release: For Immediate Release: Wednesday, February 14, 2024   Contact for US Professors: Lara Jirmanus, MD, MPH, Clinical Instructor […]

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The Guardian: Georgia police and FBI conduct Swat-style raids on ‘Cop City’ activists’ homes

Tue, 02/13/2024 - 08:38

On Saturday, February 10th, Timothy Pratt’s article “Georgia police and FBI conduct Swat-style raids on ‘Cop City’ activists’ homes” appeared on The Guardian’s website.  The following are excerpts from the article (headings added for clarity): Crackdown on activists results in no arrests  Police in Georgia, together with federal agencies, are conducting a crackdown on activists […]

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Obagi – A Community Set on Fire

Thu, 02/08/2024 - 10:39

By HOMEf on Feb 05, 2024 12:13 pm The residents of Obagi, a rural community in Ogba/Egbema/Ndoni Local Government Area of Rivers State, who happen to be the hosts of oil companies like the Nigerian Liquefied Natural Gas Company (NLNG), Total Energies, and AGIP, have been forced to flee their community by January 17, 2024 […]

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Mob of 200 landowners and police militia kill Pataxó Indigenous leader

Mon, 01/29/2024 - 09:35

Indigenous Peoples from across Brazil mobilized in Brasilia to protest a new bill that would strip many Indigenous Peoples of their land titles. Many Indigenous communities in Brazil are already fighting to stop the incursion of ranchers, loggers, miners and others on their traditional territories. Photo: PhotoLangelle.org (2023) On January 29, 2024, Rainforest Rescue published […]

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