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WATCH: Tree Climbers Take to the Air to Fight Mariner East 2 Pipeline

The Camp White Pine group in Pennsylvania recently released this video chronicling their efforts to resist the Mariner East 2 Pipeline. According to NPR.org, Pennsylvania’s Department of Environmental Protection issued final permits for the Mariner East 2 pipeline despite the… Read More

Courageous Civil Rights Attorney Lynne Stewart Dies at 77

Civil rights attorney Lynne Stewart has died at 77 from complications of cancer and a series of strokes. Stewart had made appearances with our allies at Burning Books in Buffalo, NY. Via BurningBooksBuffalo.com: Lynne was a committed radical… Read More

Drone Resisters Acquitted, Juror Tells Them: ‘Keep Doing It’

The Washington Post reports: “The United States conducted a series of airstrikes on Al-Qaeda targets in Yemen on Thursday, the Pentagon said, in another sign of the Trump administration’s expanding counterterrorism campaign there.” See from Micah Zenko of… Read More

US Army Corps Won’t Extend Today’s Eviction Deadline, Indigenous Protectors Plea For Help

By Lauren McCauley Originally Published at CommonDreams.org Faced with an imminent evacuation deadline, Indigenous opponents of the Dakota Access pipeline are vowing to stand their ground despite threats of arrest and possible violence. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers on… Read More

Monsanto Can’t Shake Poisonous History of PCB Contamination

Monsanto is being sued by three cities in California and the state of Washington due to impacts from contamination by their PCBs. Monsanto’s motion to dismiss lawsuits over PCB (polychlorinated biphenyls) contamination filed by the California cities of… Read More

Pulp and Paper Industry a Culprit in Spread of Chilean Wildfires

The wildfires in Chile that killed at least 11 people have been fueled by plantations of non-indigenous forests, such as eucalyptus and pine, according to biologists. “About 42% of the forest fires are in plantation forests, which are like matchboxes,”… Read More

WATCH: Rising Tide Vermont Presented Award by GJEP’s Anne Petermann, Orin Langelle

Global Justice Ecology Project’s Anne Petermann and Orin Langelle presented the Ed Everts Activist Award Ceremony to Rising Tide Vermont at the Peace and Justice Center in Vermont on Jan. 19. Environmentalist Bill McKibben was a co-presenter of the… Read More

WATCH: Obama Urged to Free Native American Activist Leonard Peltier

Democracy Now! recently published the proceeding segment where host Amy Goodman spoke to guests Martin Garbus, one of the country’s leading trial lawyers and lead counsel for Leonard Peltier; and Norman Patrick Brown, survivor of the 1975 Pine Ridge shootout,… Read More

Ecuador Threatens to Shut Down Environmental Watchdog Group

Acción Ecológica has been a critical part of the environmental protection movement in Ecuador for many years. They were active participants with GJEP in the global climate justice movement as well. Acción Ecológica pioneered the idea of keeping… Read More