Earth Minute: Federal judge strikes down GMO moratorium in Maui

On June 30, a federal judge in Maui struck down that county’s moratorium on the cultivation of GMOs. This is the third of three challenges to county laws in Hawaii restricting GMOs. In each case, the court held… Read More

Earth Minute: Jackson County, Oregon GMO ban upheld

This week’s Earth Minute revolves around a ban in Jackson County, Oregon that prohibited the planting of genetically engineered (GE) crops in the county. Soon after, opponents backed by Monsanto and their allies went to work trying to overrule voters in court…. Read More

Audio – Food Chain Radio News: Africa and America

FOOD CHAIN RADIO NEWS Michael Olson, Author & Urban Farming Agriculturalist Africa and America Can we in the developed world learn from those in the developing world? Guests: Godfrey Kasozi, Center for Environment Technology and Rural Development, Uganda; and Rural… Read More

EARTH WATCH: Margaret Flowers, co-director of on TPP and Fast Track

On April 30, Margaret Flowers a pediatrician from Baltimore, the co-director of and co-host of Clearing the FOG radio, was featured recently on the Earth Watch segment as part of the Sojourner Truth Radio Show with Margaret Prescod,… Read More


On April 28, Anne Petermann followed up on the recent North East Climate Organizers Summit in Northampton, Massachusetts, where the theme was “Why and how to organize action on climate change toward our goal of a socially, economically… Read More

Earth Watch: Anne Petermann of the Campaign to Stop GE Trees, GJEP

On April 16, our own Anne Petermann was featured on a recent Earth Watch segment as part of the Sojourner Truth Radio Show with Margaret Prescod, which airs Tuesday through Friday on KPFK Radio from 7 to 8 AM… Read More

Earth Watch: Environmentalist Chris Zinda taking on biomass business in Oregon

On April 2, Chris Zinda, an environmentalist working to prevent Red Rocks Biofuels from developing processing plants for convert Oregon’s trees into diesel and jet fuels, was the “Earth Watch” guest for the Sojourner Truth show on KPFK FM radio. GJEP partners… Read More

Earth Minute: Anne Petermann on clearcutting of trees in the Amazon

TRANSCRIPT: Right now Brazil is moving forward with plans to clearcut millions of trees in the Amazon to make way for hydroelectric dams, built to power mines and aluminum smelters. But the indigenous Mundurukú people are standing up… Read More

Earth Watch: Michael Dorsey, co-founding board member of Islands First

On March 26, Michael Dorsey, a co-founding board member of Islands First and interim director of energy and environment at the Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies, was the “Earth Watch” guest for the Sojourner Truth show on KPFK FM… Read More

Earth Watch: Mila De Mier on Genetically Engineered Mosquitoes

On January 29, 2015, Mila De Mier, a resident in Florida fighting against genetically engineered mosquitoes, spoke with Margaret Prescod of the Sojourner Truth show. GJEP partners with the Sojourner Truth show for weekly Earth Minutes every Tuesday… Read More

The winner will receive an 11×14 archival print of this photo of a ringed kingfisher overlooking the ancient araucaria forest in Parque Huerquehue in Chile. Ringed kingfishers require large bodies of clean water and dense forest and migrate between the US and Chile.