Oil Industry, Trump Administration Plan to Drill Off Florida’s Coast

Via Food and Water Watch: The Trump administration is putting energy industry special interests ahead of public health. Its latest awful proposal? Open up more of our coasts to offshore drilling, including Florida’s coasts. The Department of the Interior is taking… Read More

Statement: Near Unanimous Public Rejection of GE Trees in US

USDA Receives Near Unanimous Public Rejection of Genetically Engineered Trees  Statement from Biofuelwatch, Global Justice Ecology Project and Indigenous Environmental Network 19 July 2017 New York (US)–New Zealand-owned tree biotechnology company ArborGen [1] faces near unanimous opposition to… Read More

Threat of GE Eucalyptus Topic at Tomorrow’s March Against Monsanto Event in Miami

Our own GE Tree Campaigner Ruddy Turnstone will speak about GE eucalyptus trees tomorrow, May 20, at the 5th Annual March Against Monsanto After-Party event, which will be held  at Toejam Backlot, 150 NW 21st. Street in Miami, Florida…. Read More

Court Holds Bee-killing Pesticide Approvals Violated the Law

EPA must analyze risks to endangered species SAN FRANCISCO—A Federal Court has ruled that the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) systematically violated the Endangered Species Act (ESA) – a key wildlife protection law – when it approved bee-killing insecticides… Read More

EARTH WATCH: Anita Stewart On Sabal Trail Pipeline in Florida

This week’s Earth Watch guest on the Sojourner Truth Radio show is Anita Stewart, who is campaigning against the Sabal Trail Pipeline. The pipeline will cut a winding, roughly 515-mile path through biodiverse, ecologically vulnerable, and otherwise controversial regions of… Read More

Breaking News: Sabal Trail Pipeline Construction Blockaded on MLK Day

Via Earth First! Journal:   Live Oak, Florida — A group of water protectors who are opposed to the Sabal Trail pipeline are currently locked under a truck carrying equipment for pipeline drilling near the Suwannee River State… Read More

WATCH: Protesters Block Sabal Trail Gas Pipeline Workers

GILCHRIST COUNTY, FLA – Protesters blocked workers en route to the Sabal Trail gas pipeline, a 3 billion dollar project that will carry gas for more than 500 miles through Florida, Georgia and Alabama. The pipeline will pass… Read More

WATCH: Solidarity Demonstrations in Florida Support National Prison Strike Day

Members of Everglades Earth First, including GJEP’s Ruddy Turnstone, took part in protests in solidarity with National Prison Strike Day held Sept. 9. Via Evergladesearthfirst.net On Friday, September 9, protesters with Black Lives Matter Alliance Broward, South Florida Food Not… Read More

WATCH: Rally at Coleman Prison in Support of Prisoner Strike

Originally published by ItsGoingDown.org: Activists from across Florida, including GJEP’s own GE Trees campaigner Ruddy Turnstone (who is operating the megaphone in the video below), attended a demonstration Sept. 9, focused on calling attention to the modern-day slavery… Read More

LISTEN: Opposition Puts Tests Of Genetically Altered Mosquitoes On Hold

Via NPR: As Miami struggles to control the Zika virus, the FDA approved a tool to fight the spread of the disease: genetically engineered mosquitoes. Will communities in Florida allow them to be used?