Earth Minute: The Trillion Tree Proposal–Just a Glorified REDD Project?

Earth Minute: The Trillion Tree Proposal–Just a Glorified REDD Project? Earth Minute: Global Tree Restoration Potential This week GJEP Executive Director Anne Petermann takes a close look at the hidden threats and unanswered questions in the Global Tree Restoration Potential–a new study published in Science that examines the… Read More Global Justice Ecology Project Global Justice Ecology Project (GJEP) explores and exposes the intertwined root causes of social injustice, ecological destruction, and economic domination.

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16-Month Long Sting Operation Catches First Nations Man Selling $90 Worth of Fish

16-Month Long Sting Operation Catches First Nations Man Selling $90 Worth of Fish By John Vibes According to recent reports, a Canadian government agent posed as a scientist to set up an elaborate sting operation targeting a Cree First Nations man who was accused of illegally selling fish he’d caught from a lake near his home. For a year and a half, a conservation officer from Saskatchewan’s Ministry of Environment went undercover as an air quality scientist to investigate the claims. Donald Iron, a Cree First Nations man who lives…

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JPMorgan Chase, Wells Fargo, Crédit Agricole Warned Not to Finance Tar Sands Pipeline Companies

JPMorgan Chase, Wells Fargo, Crédit Agricole Warned Not to Finance Tar Sands Pipeline Companies Bank clients Enbridge and TransCanada have failed to secure Free, Prior and Informed Consent of Indigenous Communities NEW YORK — On Monday (Indigenous People’s Day), Honor The Earth, Rainforest Action Network, Sierra Club, 350 Seattle, Friends of the Earth… Read More Global Justice Ecology Project Global Justice Ecology Project (GJEP) explores and exposes the intertwined root causes of social injustice, ecological destruction, and economic domination.

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City Kicked Out Their Cops and Politicians 7 Years Ago and Now They Have the Lowest Crime Rates in Mexico

City Kicked Out Their Cops and Politicians 7 Years Ago and Now They Have the Lowest Crime Rates in Mexico By Derrick Broze A town in Mexico recently celebrated seven years since kicking out the corrupt narco government and reverting back to an indigenous form of self-governance. In the town of Cherán, in Michoacán, Mexico, a system of traditional indigenous law-enforcement and accountability continues to guide the people. In early 2011, residents of Cherán created armed militias to fight off illegal logging and drug cartels in their community. The community…

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Sign On: Keep Gold Miners Out of Our Rainforest

Sign On: Keep Gold Miners Out of Our Rainforest Sign on now at Rainforest Rescue   The gold rush is not letting up: in order to let a Canadian mining company dig in the Peruvian Amazon, officials fraudulently declared the rainforest of the Shawi people to be… Read More Global Justice Ecology Project Global Justice Ecology Project (GJEP) explores and exposes the intertwined root causes of social injustice, ecological destruction, and economic domination.

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Investing in Indigenous Communities is Most Efficient Way to Protect Forests, report finds

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 Global Justice Ecology Project Global Justice Ecology Project (GJEP) explores and exposes the intertwined root causes of social injustice, ecological destruction, and economic domination.

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UN Expert Urges Guatemala to End Structural Racism Against Indigenous People

UN Expert Urges Guatemala to End Structural Racism Against Indigenous People By Heather Gies Originally published at TowardFreedom.org   Two indigenous leaders were killed in Guatemala in the final two days of a United Nation expert’s visit to the country, soberly underlining her call for the state to overhaul… Read More Global Justice Ecology Project Global Justice Ecology Project (GJEP) explores and exposes the intertwined root causes of social injustice, ecological destruction, and economic domination.

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