Articles by: Moira Birss

October 10, 2017

From Standing Rock to Yanacocha: Criminalizing environmental activism in the Americas.

October 3, 2017

As threats to the environment increase across Latin America, new laws and police practices take aim against the front line activists defending their land and resources

March 2, 2017

A year after the assassination of renowned activist Berta Cáceres, Gustavo Castro reflects on the impunity that continues in the investigation of her murder.

January 26, 2017

From attempts to close Ecuador’s leading environmental rights NGO to megaprojects on indigenous lands, Rafael Correa’s government continues to criminalize and threaten environmental activists and indigenous people.