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?  

Public Concern Growing with Looming Release of GM Mosquitoes in Florida

A growing contingent of people are saying “No” to the release of genetically modified mosquitoes in Florida. A Change.org petition with nearly 170,000 signatures against the release of the GM mosquito states the following: Right now, a British… Read More

BREAKING: FDA Plans to Release GE Mosquitoes in the Florida Keys

From the Say No to Genetically Modified Mosquitoes Release in the Florida Keys Change.org Petition: Right now, British company Oxitec is planning to release genetically modified mosquitoes into the fragile environment of the Florida Keys. The company wants to… Read More