60,000 activists tell JPMorgan Chase: Denounce, divest and defund Formosa Plastics’ toxic and racist petrochemical complex
Plastic pollution poses a major threat to the health of our oceans, waterways and communities. Unsurprisingly, the same fossil fuel companies driving our global climate crisis are also expanding harmful petrochemical production throughout the United States, turning their own toxic waste into products they can profit off of. These facilities… Read More
Indigenous Leader Faces Murder Attempt, Death Threats Amid Intensifying Land Grabbing and Deforestation in the Brazilian Cerrado
Agribusiness companies operating in the Brazilian Cerrado continue to drive violence, intimidation, and dispossession against Indigenous leaders, traditional communities and environmental human rights defenders Read More
Urgent Action Needed to Prevent Escalating Conflict by Astra Agro Lestari in Sulawesi, Indonesia
Rather than pursuing a peaceful resolution following these recent business suspensions, Astra Agro Lestari is fomenting further violence and intimidation. Read More
Managing to Fight Disinformation
Disinformation is a threat to the stability of democracy and undermines our ability to tackle nearly every problem we face — from addressing climate change to securing LGBTQ+ rights to ensuring public health. Read More
Bee Habitat Loss
Bee populations are in decline, in part because of habitat loss and destruction. Find out more about why it’s happening and the impacts. Read More
Will consumer goods companies ensure justice for communities that have been robbed of their lands and livelihoods?
If a destructive palm oil company is suspended by consumer goods giants for land grabbing and human right abuses, will we finally get our land back? Read More
Sowing the Seeds of a Tropical Village Economy in the Mountains of Sumatra
This piece is a set of reflections from Jeff Conant, International Forests Program Director, during a recent trip to Indonesia to meet with local village communities. Villager displaying petai bean pods in Air Pahlawan // Photo Courtesy of Jeff Conant The village of Air Pahlawan in Sumatra,… Read More
Why is Roundup Still Being Sold?
The popular herbicide is still being sold despite over 125,000 lawsuits. Explore how dangerous this product truly is. Read More
It’s time for Kroger to do better by the bees.
Have you ever walked into your favorite grocery store only to see some of your favorite foods missing in the produce section? Unfortunately, this could become commonplace if we don’t end the use of toxic pesticides in our food system. Read More
Monarch Butterfly Endangered
In July 2022 monarch butterflies were classified as endangered. This iconic insect is teetering on the brink, but you can help. Find out how. Read More