February 2021 Update From Global Justice Ecology Project

Global Justice Ecology Project  February Update Please support our work for social & ecological justice with a secure gift today! Photo of the Month World Social Forum Celebrates 20 Years Since the first World Social Forum was held… Read More

Earth Minute: Bolsonaro Facing Charges Over Ecocidal & Genocidal Policies

Sojourner Truth with Margaret Prescod · Earth Minute: Bolsonaro Facing Charges Over Ecocidal & Genocidal Policies Jair Bolsonaro, nicknamed the Trump of the Amazon, may be brought before the International Criminal Court in the Hague for his role… Read More

Happy Holidays from GJEP! — Looking forward to 2021

All of us at Global Justice Ecology Project wish you and yours a peaceful and healthy holiday and New Year! Looking forward to 2021 GJEP is planning to continue to build our work to defend forests, address the… Read More

Release: Bezos’ Earth Fund is an Unnatural Disaster

For Immediate Release                                                                 Dec. 10, 2020  Contact: Tel- 202-455-8665                                                  olivia@climatejusticealliance.org Bezos’ Earth Fund is an Unnatural Disaster  An Avalanche of Inequity and Injustice to the Frontlines Does… Read More

Sign This Open Letter to Reject REDD Funding in Nicaragua!

Rio Pis Pis, Nicaragua: Indigenous Mayangna traveling by panga (dugout canoe) on the Rio Pis Pis in the Bosawas Reserve in Nicaragua’s North Atlantic Autonomous Region. Photolangelle.org/ (1997) Note: GJEP’s Co-Founder spent many years working in solidarity with… Read More

Earth Minute: Racism & Environmental Devastation in Bolsonaro’s Brazil

(Brazil’s Indigenous Peoples demand demarcation of their territories to give them legal rights over the land. Photo: courtesy Amazon Watch) Sojourner Truth with Margaret Prescod · Earth Minute: Racism & Environmental Devastation in Bolsonaro’s Brazil As people across… Read More

21 May 2020 Daily Digest of COVID-19 News and Analysis

IN ITS ZEAL TO BLAME CHINA FOR CORONAVIRUS, THE TRUMP ADMINISTRATION IS THWARTING INVESTIGATIONS INTO THE PANDEMIC’S ORIGINS (19 MAY 2020) The Intercept: For weeks, President Donald Trump and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo have been claiming without… Read More

19 May 2020 Daily Digest of COVID-19 News and Analysis

JESSE JACKSON: ‘THE GATED COMMUNITY DOES NOT PROTECT YOU FROM THE PANDEMIC’ (18 MAY 2020) The Guardian: The Rev Jesse Jackson was born in the racially segregated south when Franklin Roosevelt occupied the White House and war raged in… Read More

Immediate Action Needed to Save Brazil’s Amazon From Genocide

Photo courtesy of Earth Watch ‘We are on the eve of a genocide’: Brazil urged to save Amazon tribes from Covid-19 The Guardian 3 May 2020 Tom Phillips Brazil’s leaders must take immediate action to save the country’s… Read More

Rising Deforestation Threatens Brazil’s Amazon

Log pile at a Veracel eucalyptus plantation in Bahia, Brazil  Photo: Petermann As deforestation surges, Brazil moves to weaken indigenous and environmental safeguards Unearthed 29 April 2020 Lucy Jordan & Ana Terra Athayde With attention focused on the… Read More