Harmful Environmental Proposals Amid Covid-19 Pandemic

As you may have heard by now, a memo was recently released that the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) enforcement of environmental laws was suspended due to COVID-19. The Department of the Interior (DOI) is also moving forward with… Read More

COVID-19: The Global Repercussions of Neoliberalism

Photo: Langelle/GJEP See all of our COVID-19 coverage This is a Global Pandemic – Let’s Treat it as Such Verso 27 Mar 2020 Adam Hanieh In the face of the COVID-19 tsunami, our lives are changing in ways… Read More

Mutual Aid Disaster Relief One Minute Video

GE Tree Protest, Charleston, SC (2006) Photo: Langelle/GJEP The COVID-19 pandemic requires community organizing and disaster response, despite the need for social distancing. Mutual Aid Disaster Relief is an organization that operates on the principles of solidarity, mutual… Read More

Daily Maverick: COVID-19 = Capitalism + Ecological Destruction

Road construction into the Lacandon Rainforest, Chiapas, Mexico, 1996. Photo: Langelle/GJEP COVID-19 and Capitalism: ‘Pandemics… have their roots in environmental change and ecosystem disturbances’ Daily Maverick 24 Mar 2020 Dale T. McKinley As the escalating crisis of climate… Read More

Earth Watch: Dr. Felicia Keesing On Biodiversity, Infectious Diseases & Coronavirus

Photo: The Keesing Lab Dr. Felicia Keesing, Distinguished Professor of the Sciences at Bard College in New York, U.S.A., received her Ph.D. in biology from the University of California at Berkeley. She studies the consequences of interactions among… Read More

The COVID-19 Crisis and Indigenous Peoples

Indigenous man. Espirito Santo, Brazil, November 2005.  Tupinikim and Guaraní peoples cut down a plantation of eucalyptus trees owned by Aracruz Celulose to rebuild this village in its traditional location. The village had been forcibly removed to make… Read More

Earth Minute: DOJ Threat To Civil Liberties

Photo: Langelle/GJEP Earth Minute Transcript A March 21 article in politico raises alarms about a request to Congress by the Justice Department to “ask chief judges to detain people indefinitely without trial during emergencies — part of a… Read More

The COVID-19 Pandemic Is a Crisis of Capitalism

Photo: Langelle/GJEP TRUTHOUT 20 March 2020 Khadijah Kanji In a world in which the majority of human suffering is perpetrated by a small minority against the vast majority, a small silver-lining of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic is that… Read More

New Request From DOJ Seeks to Use Coronavirus to Suspend Basic Freedoms

Photo: Langelle/GJEP   DOJ seeks new emergency powers amid coronavirus pandemic POLITICO 21 Mar 2020 The Justice Department has quietly asked Congress for the ability to ask chief judges to detain people indefinitely without trial during emergencies —… Read More

From GJEP: Taking Action and Understanding the Roots of Covid-19

Photo: Oil palm plantation invades the rainforest.  Photo: courtesy World Rainforest Movement Global Justice Ecology Project: About COVID-19 – Resources and Information Dear friends and supporters Global Justice Ecology Project, We, like you, are doing all we can… Read More