LISTEN: Deforestation Spikes in Brazil

This week’s Earth Watch guest is Christian Poirier of Amazon Watch. Earth Watch is a regular segment on the Sojourner Truth Radio Show, which airs on KPFK-FM in Los Angeles. From the Sojourner Truth Radio Show:  New threats… Read More

Hurricane Florence Flooded Poultry Operations Housing 1.8 Million Birds, Investigation Finds

NEW BERN, N.C. – The heavy rains and high waters after Hurricane Florence flooded 35 industrial poultry operations in North Carolina housing an estimated 1.8 million birds, according to a new investigation by Waterkeeper Alliance and the Environmental… Read More

Watch: Friends and Allies Celebrate GJEP’s 15th Annivesary

The video below offers personal one-minute testimonials from friends and allies of GJEP describing our 15 years of exposing the intertwined root causes of social injustice, ecological destruction, and economic domination. Celebrate GJEP’s anniversary with a gift in… Read More

Gentrification and Displacements = Land Grabs

Buffalo, NY’s Anti-Gentrification Summit: land grabs & climate change connections Post and photo by Orin Langelle See original post at Photolangelle.org On 17 November 2018, the OUR CITY coalition presented the Second Annual Anti-Gentrification Summit and said it… Read More

Extinction Rebellion Shuts Down London Bridges to Save Mother Earth

Day of revolt leads to mass arrests in the UK as protest participants argue too many still don’t “recognize the seriousness of our existential crisis” and almost nobody is doing enough to end humanity’s wreckless assault on planet’s… Read More

Photo of the Month: 25th anniversary of 1st North American Temperate Forest Conference & preview of 2019 Forest Convergence

“People have to think more holistically about their actions. Everything comes down to ‘how much money can I make from this.’ Until this changes, all this talk of environmental protection is bullshit.” Cree Helen Atkinson in Whapmagoostui, Québec, Canada… Read More

‘No Benefits’ to Planned Release of Genetically Modified Mosquitoes

The release of the GM mosquito poses risks, including the incidental release of some biting female GM mosquitoes during the experiments. While Target Malaria claims that the number will be small, nevertheless, since GM female mosquitoes can bite humans and spread disease, the release of biting females still poses some risk to local people.

BREAKING: Keystone XL Pipeline Permit Rescinded

Bemidji, MN – On Thursday, November 8, 2018, United States District Judge Brian Morris, issued a landmark ruling in favor of the Indigenous Environmental Network (IEN) and the North Coast Rivers Alliance (NCRA), and other groups in the litigation to stop… Read More

LISTEN: Rachel Smolker On Biofuels & Their Environmental Impact

This week’s Earth Watch guest on the Sojourner Truth Radio Show was  Dr. Rachel Smolker with Biofuelwatch, who discussed this week’s Bioeconomy Day of Action.  Smolker is a co-director of Biofuelwatch, and an organizer with Energy Justice Network. She has… Read More

LISTEN: Elections Are Over, Time To Tackle Climate Change

Anne Petermann, Executive Director of Global Justice Ecology Project, was featured in her regular Earth Minute segment on the Sojourner Truth Radio Show. The show airs on KPFK-FM in Los Angeles and around the world through syndication and… Read More