Earth Minute: Chile – GE Trees, Plantations and Pinochet

Global Justice Ecology Project’s Anne Petermann recently traveled to Chile to help investigate the impacts tree plantations are having on native people and the potential impacts of genetically engineered trees in that region on the Sojourner Truth Radio Show… Read More

LISTEN: Earth Minute- Logging in Amazon Putting Kawahiva People in Crisis

KPFK-FM‘s Sojourner Truth Radio show’s Earth Minute segment on it’s Nov. 1 broadcast focused on the impacts of deforestation on Indigenous People in the Amazon. The segment begins at about the 37:18 mark of the clip above. A transcript… Read More

Earth Minute: Anne Petermann on “Guardian of the Forests” Movement in Mexico

In this week’s edition of Earth Minute on the Sojourner Truth Radio Show, GJEP Executive Director Anne Petermann discussed Ildefonso Zamora, a leader of the “guardian of the forests” movement in Mexico.   Organizations are demanding the immediate… Read More

Earth Minute: Anne Petermann on the Benefits of Traditional Crop Breeding

In this week’s edition of Earth Minute on the Sojourner Truth Radio Show, GJEP Executive Director Anne Petermann discussed a recent article in Nature discussing the benefits of traditional plant breeding over genetic engineering in generating heartier, more resilient crops. The Earth… Read More

Earth Minute: Anne Petermann on Burning of 1,000-Year-Old Trees in Tasmania

Global Justice Ecology Project’s Anne Petermann recently discussed the burning of 1,000-year-old trees in Tasmania as part of her regular “Earth Minute” segment on  KPFK radio’s Sojourner Truth show. Listen Here: Transcript: The Guardian recently reported on an unfolding global tragedy. Tasmania’s World… Read More

Earth Minute: Anne Petermann on ArborGen’s $53.M legal fine

The regular “Earth Minute” segment returns to KPFK radio’s Sojourner Truth show, with Global Justice Ecology Project’s Anne Petermann reporting on the latest developments in the environmental justice movement and highlighting the proliferation of false climate solutions. This week,… Read More

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

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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