International Tribunal: Mexico’s Maya Train Constitutes Ecocide and Ethnocide
The Tribunal for the Rights of Nature ruled that, by undertaking the Mayan Train megaproject, the Mexican state has committed crimes of ecocide and ethnocide.
Axomalli VillanuevaAugust 4, 2023
Alfredo Cisneros: Fifth Mexican Environmentalist Assassinated in 2023
Alfredo Cisneros Madrigal, indigenous leader and forest defender in Michoacán, Mexico was murdered on February 23. He is the fifth environmental defender to be murdered in the country so far this year.
Axomalli VillanuevaMarch 13, 2023
Empty, Toothless Pledges to End Deforestation by 2030 at COP26
At the COP26 meeting in Glasgow, more than 110 countries pledged to halt deforestation by 2030. The agreement, though, is non-binding, and as capitalism and extractivism both go unchallenged, it is virtually guaranteed to fail.
Axomalli VillanuevaNovember 6, 2021