Regulatory Approval Ignores Possible Dangers Of GE Potatoes

Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ), a trans-Tasman regulatory body, has approved 6 lines of GE potatoes (A1139) carrying genes from viruses and bacteria to stop discoloration and alter vital nutritional components. The NZ Minister for Food Safety… Read More

Government Repression Against Mapuche People Denounced

Photo of Santiago Maldonado   Translated to English from Spanish through Google Translate. See original statement in Spanish here.   The undersigned, organizations, communities and Mapuche, Argentine and Chilean people denounce the repressive escalation against the Mapuche people… Read More

‘Unjustified Use of Violence’ as Spanish Police Try to Stop Catalan Independence Vote

Video from The Guardian Global Justice Ecology Project condemns the violence of the Spanish government against Catalan people trying to vote in support of their self-determination.   Via CommonDreams.org: As of Sunday afternoon, more than 760 people were… Read More

‘Don’t Let Them Die,’ Asks Brother of Hunger Striking Mapuche Leader

Originally published by TelesurTV.net: “Don’t let them die,” asked the brother of one of the Mapuche Indigenous leaders demanding justice. A Mapuche leader who has been on a hunger strike to demand justice for Indigenous people arrested in… Read More

LISTEN: Filmmaker Lyn Goldfarb on New Film Featuring Indigenous Communities Taking on Big Oil

This week’s Earth Watch guest on the Sojourner Truth Radio Show was Lyn Goldfarb, an award-winning independent filmmaker with 19 documentaries broadcast on PBS and major cable. Goldfarb is producing Amazonia Lot 1-AB with director/producer Nicole Karsin. Goldfarb’s films have screened… Read More

Trump Won’t Drain The Swamp or Protect our Water

Washington, DC — The Trump effort to slash the scope of Clean Water Act protections is unprecedented, underhanded, and unsupported by a factual record, according to public comments filed today by Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER). The… Read More

PBS’s “The Vietnam War” – Designed to Manufacture Consent

Members of Vietnam Veterans Against the War (VVAW) show their outrage as they protest the lives lost (both U.S. and Indo-Chinese) in the Vietnam War. Both VVAW members and thousands of anti-war demonstrators massed at the Republican National… Read More

Lawsuit: Trump Administration Violating Federal Law by Allowing Factory Fish Farms

New Orleans, LA – A lawsuit filed by Center for Food Safety (CFS) on behalf of a coalition of consumer, environmental, fishing and farming organizations is now moving forward, challenging the legality of a federal government rule allowing industrial fish farming… Read More

Report: Algae Biofuel Claims Overhyped; GE Algae Poses Environmental Risks 

SAN DIEGO, C.A. – As the Bio-Based Live Americas conference meets today to discuss topics including industrial scale production of biofuels and chemicals via genetically engineered (GE) microorganisms such as GE algae, a new report suggests that these organisms pose… Read More

The Fight From Below Seen From Above: New Map Details Local Fossil Fuel Resistance

In an attempt to highlight and bolster the “groundswell of resistance” against fracking wells, pipelines, and other fossil fuel projects throughout the United States, a coalition of environmental groups on Thursday launched the Fossil Fuel Resistance Mapping Project, which… 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.

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