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

Earth Minute: COVID-19 & Forests

Soy plantation in Paraguay.  Photo: Langelle/GJEP Fifty percent of the deforestation in eastern Paraguay is caused by the conversion of forests to soy monocultures. In the Chaco region, home to uncontacted Ayoreo tribes, most of the deforestation is… Read More

The Destruction Of Nature & Covid-19

A logger (employed by a South Korean multinational corporation) with a chainsaw in the Bosawas rainforest; the Bosawas is the largest rainforest north of the Amazon Basin.  Illegal logging threatens the rainforest’s biodiversity and Indigenous Peoples.  (Nicaragua 1997)… Read More