NGO Global Witness reveals that around the world, people are murdered and attacked for defending the Earth. Even in America, activists are being silenced.
“We don’t want to see any more bloodshed,” said the child of one slain land defender.
"It’s a bit of a David and Goliath story."
On average, more than three were killed per week, a watchdog group found.
There aren't many organizations, if any, that we would uproot our family for. But this feels like the move I have been seeking for a couple of years now; the right opportunity leading the right organization at the right time in its growth.
U.S. leverage needs to extend to Cambodia's forests and Obama needs to support its defenders more proactively than honoring their deaths.
We don't need anonymous companies. They are the getaway cars for all sorts of criminals and fraudsters who are hurting U.S. interests -- it's time to take away the keys.