Land and Territory

The Paths of Justice for Berta

Escrito por  |  22 / June / 2021

On March 2, 2016, the world suffered the murder of land defender Berta Cáceres. From that moment, those of us  Continue Reading »

In Guatemala, Harris Should Address U.S. Policies That Put Corporations Over People

Escrito por  |  21 / June / 2021

As the Vice President seeks to remedy root causes of migration, she should vow to dismantle neoliberal rules that have been devastating for rural and Indigenous peoples.

Necropolitics in the Amazon threatens Indigenous peoples and ecosystems

Escrito por  |  14 / June / 2021

During these pandemic times, everything seems to indicate that the socio-environmental crisis is getting worse in Latin America, especially in the Amazon.

Escazú Agreement set to bring environmental justice down to earth

Escrito por  |  15 / April / 2021

The Escazú Agreement is the first treaty in the world to contain specific provisions on human rights defenders in environmental matters.

Five years after the “sowing” of Berta Caceres

Escrito por  |  5 / April / 2021

At the Civic Council of Popular and Indigenous Organizations of Honduras (COPINH), the organization that Berta Cáceres founded, they have  Continue Reading »

Stalking ghost fishnets to save endangered vaquita: Mexico’s desperate fishing villages seek way forward

Escrito por  |  27 / January / 2021

The involvement of drug cartel operatives in the illegal trade of critically endangered totoaba and vaquita porpoise bycatch has eclipsed efforts to enforce a five-year-long ban on gillnets, provoking foreign sanctions on the village’s all important seafood exports.

Global race to save vaquita porpoise from extinction leads to arrests, and a death

Escrito por  |  4 / January / 2021

The long-running global struggle to prevent extinction of the world’s most endangered marine mammal claimed its first human life in Baja California on Jan. 2, in the conflict between illegal fishing and conservation of the vaquita porpoise.