WATCH: Mapuches Denounce Illegal Police Operations in Argentina

Originally published by telesurtv.net Indigenous Mapuche leaders have denounced that Argentine police entered their territory without a judicial order with the excuse of searching for disappeared activist Santiago Maldonado. The Neuquen Mapuche Confederation said in a statement that police… Read More

New Movie Puts Face on Human, Environmental Costs of Fossil Fuel Addiction

The production of AMAZONIA LOT 1-AB needs your help. Please donate at their Kickstarter campaign.   Dark secrets of poisoned waters in the remote Peruvian Amazon are revealed in AMAZONIA LOT 1-AB (in production) a documentary political thriller where indigenous… Read More

Increase in World Hunger Fueled by Conflict, Climate Change

Originally published at CommonDreams.org   Armed conflicts and climate change are key factors being blamed for a rise in worldwide hunger—the first in over a decade, according to a new United Nations report. Malnutrition and food insecurity affected 815 million… Read More

GJEP report and photos from the front lines of Irma

Journal from GJEP GE Trees Campaigner Ruddy Turnstone, from her home base in Lake Worth, FL, where she rode out the Hurricane. (all photos by Ruddy Turnstone) September 13th: Today I was just outside of BJ’s waiting for… Read More

Community Resistance Throwing Wrench in Pipeline Plans

By Skyler Simmons / Earth First! Newswire   In the past week the West Virginia Department of Environmental Quality announced that it is rescinding the water quality permit for the Mountain Valley Pipeline to be built through their state, while North… Read More

Doomed Cassini Spacecraft Launched to Controversy 20 Years Ago

Photo by Orin Langelle. Protester being arrested after locking down to U.S. Senator James Jeffords’ desk, in Burlington, VT to protest the Cassini space launch. (1997)   On Friday, NASA’s Cassini spacecraft, used to take pictures of Saturn… Read More

Tiny Houses Built to Block Canadian Oil Pipeline

Ten tiny houses are currently being built by the Secwepemc Nation in order to block the proposed expansion of Kinder Morgan’s Trans Mountain Pipeline in what some are calling the next ‘Standing Rock’. These ten tiny homes will be strategically placed… Read More

Grassroots Leaders, Community Members March to Gas Company CEO’s Home

Dallas, TX — On Friday, September 8th, 2017, the #STOPETP coalition rallied at the headquarters of Energy Transfer Partners (ETP), the parent company of the Dakota Access Pipeline. The rally featured speakers who traveled from the Dakotas, Pennsylvania, Louisiana… Read More

Farmers Urge EPA & USDA to Address Threat from Dicamba Pesticide Drift

Washington, DC – As members of Congress return to Capitol Hill today, 85 farm and farmer support organizations sent letters to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) urging them to better protect farm families from an unprecedented… Read More

Why Marginalized Voices Matter in Climate Change Negotiations

Photo by Orin Langelle courtesy of PhotoLangelle.org   Originally published by GlobalWitness.org   As a student attending the COP21 conference in Paris in December 2015, I witnessed first-hand just how marginalized populations are disproportionately impacted yet rarely included… Read More