Eco-solidarity

Eco-Solidarity Update Ep. 2: Where the Wild Things Aren’t: Biodiversity Loss in Latin America and the World

This month’s Eco-Solidarity Update Episode 2 is “Where the Wild Things Aren’t: The Crisis of Biodiversity Loss in Latin America and the World.” We talk about the 69% decline in wild animal species worldwide since 1969, and a staggering 94% in Latin America. Of course, if we’re going to talk about species decline, then we…

Eco Solidarity Update Episode 1-Climate Disasters in Caribbean and Around the World

The Alliance for Global Justice is very pleased to announce the launch of our new Eco Solidarity Update series on our Youtube Channel (please subscribe!). Every month, the Eco-Solidarity Update will bring you a program of critical updates, followed by special guest interviews for a more in depth focus. To begin today’s first episode ever,…

It’s all connected: racism, poverty, environmental assault

We invite you to examine environmental racism and racialized assaults on the most fundamental elements of all life: air, water, and land. By Camille Landry (National Co-Coordinator) Environmental justice is the fair treatment and meaningful involvement of all people regardless of race, color, national origin, or income with respect to the development, implementation, and enforcement…

Our environment: enough for everyone’s need…but not everyone’s greed

“All human beings are born free and equal in dignity and rights. Yet, when it comes to the effects of climate change, there has been nothing but chronic injustice and the corrosion of human rights.” (Mary Robinson) By Camille Landry (National Co-Coordinator) The most fundamental human right is the right to live. This includes the…

Webinar Recording: Nicaragua, Bold Leader in the Climate Crisis

Alliance for Global Justice invites you to a webinar Nicaragua:  Bold Leader in the Climate Crisis View on YouTube  –version en español AQUI–   Please join us for this 90-minute webinar about Nicaragua’s achievements in confronting the global climate crisis.  The presenters are: Javier Gutierrez, Secretary for Climate Change in the Office of the President of Nicaragua; chief…

Support the Save Oak Flat Act now!

In January, AfGJ reported on the threat to Apache sacred land Oak Flat in Arizona, land that has been traded to international corporations and their attempted project Resolution Copper, the largest-projected copper mine in the U.S. These companies, Rio Tinto and BHP, have been deceitful to indigenous peoples throughout the world, doling out empty promises…

Indigenous Land Grab on the Horizon: Act Now to Save Oak Flat!

By: Madeline McClure BHP and Rio Tinto, two of the world’s largest resource extraction companies, have earned themselves a solid reputation for obliterating native lands and communities throughout the world. Leaders in the international mining market, the British-Australian companies are globally condemned for their labor, environmental and human rights abuses. Today, they’re hard at work…

THE ALLIANCE FOR GLOBAL JUSTICE STATEMENT ON THE DEFENSE OF CHI’CHIL BILDAGOTEEL, OAK FLAT, ARIZONA, USA

The Alliance for Global Justice stands in solidarity with Apache Clans and over 300 Native Nations who seek to protect the Oak Flat site of south-eastern Arizona from devastating copper mining extraction. For over ten years, the San Carlos Apache and neighboring tribes have mobilized to prevent the destruction of this sacred land, which for…

NicaNotes: Food Sovereignty Takes a Leap Forward

Trump Calls Nicaragua “a national security threat”! Tell him it’s a lie! On Nov. 25, President Trump renewed Executive Order 13851 that he issued a year ago calling “a national emergency pursuant to the International Emergency Economic Powers Act (50 U.S.C. 1701-1706) to deal with the unusual and extraordinary threat to the national security and…

Death Squad threatens Wayuu Women’s Force in La Guajíra, Colombia

by James Patrick Jordan I recently visited the Department of La Guajira on behalf of the Alliance for Global Justice. I was with Raquel Mogollón who works with the organization Camino Común. While we were in La Guajira, we were asked to meet with members of the Fuerza de Mujeres Wayuú (FMW, Women’s Wayuú Force)…