The community of San Juan Bautista struggles against a gas pipeline and in defence of their lagoon, their land, and their existence as an Indigenous people. This is the story of the women embodying their resistance.
Ledy Pech Martín is a Mexican Indigenous beekeeper who led the fight against the multinational giant, Monsanto, and won. She is an environmental defender who has worked tirelessly to raise awareness over pesticide use and its effects on the natural habitat of bees, as well as the honey supply that is crucial to the livelihoods of indigenous Mayans in the Yucatán peninsula.
The story of MIranha and Juri, two indigenous children kidnapped from their people by German scientists 200 years ago, told in novel form by award-winning Brazilian author Micheliny Berunschk
Taking place over the course of one fraught day, Totém immerses the audience in the world of seven-year-old Sol, as her family prepares for the birthday party of her father, Tona, who is terminally ill. Far from the pristine, sanitized setting of Lila Avilés’ first film – the highly acclaimed 2018 The Chambermaid – Totém […]
Yet another reason to protect the Amazon - 1000s of 'undiscovered earthworks', says David Hill. Researchers suggest hidden archaeological sites have role in Indigenous peoples’ land rights struggle
Javier Milei's won a landslide victory in Argentina's presidential elections. He has promised to 'take a chainsaw' to the country's economy -- in dire trouble with inflation this year already at 143%. But can he convert a massive protest vote into real policies?
Seven months ago, the residents of Santa María Chi, a precinct of the Yucatán city of Mérida in southern Mexico with a small population of 480 people, started to fall ill with rhinitis, acute pharyngitis, sinusitis, bronchitis, and stomach problems. These health complications have been caused by pollution and fires on the 178-hectare San Gerardo […]
In August this year, the owners of two fincas in the Gualivá province of Cundinamarca, just outside of Bogota, were sent expropriation orders by the national mining agency. An individual named José Elias Yañez Paez plans to install a huge open-pit gravel mine on over 25 hectares of this privately owned land. At present these […]
The Feminist Movement Building School was held in Mexico City from 28 August to 1 September 2023, organised by JASS Just Associates and the Feminist Centre for Racial Justice.
Sue Branford reviews an astonishing book by Eliane Brum, one of Brazil's most famous journalists, who says that only by 'reforesting' our world can we learn how to halt the wholesale destruction of our planet and our species