Environmental activists world wide – including community leaders and journalists – were being killed at a rate of one per week during 2011 alone, reports The Guardian. Today, the persecution of environmentalists is on the rise, as pro-oil corporate interests … Continue reading
The Guardian reports that the famous Amazon rainforest activist José Cláudio Ribeiro da Silva has been killed in an ambush near his home in Brazil. Six months after predicting his own murder, a leading rainforest defender has reportedly been gunned … Continue reading
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