Mike Africa Jr. Speaks about Anti-Black Violence in the U.S. and Organizing for Change

Note: This interview was originally taken by Global Justice Ecology Project’s Press Secretary, Steve Taylor, during the North American Forest and Climate Movement Convergence. It was convened by Global Justice Ecology Project, Shawnee Forest Defense! and the Indigenous… Read More

Earth Watch: Dr. Lauren Gifford On Forest Carbon Offsets & Peru’s Alto Mayo Forest

Dr. Lauren Gifford is a human-environment geographer exploring the intersections of global climate change policy, conservation, markets and justice. Her work asks how, and by whom, climate and conservation policies are enacted. She teaches at the University of… Read More

Earth Minute: The Trillion Tree Planting Scheme, A Particular Kind of Lunacy

Photo courtesy of World Rainforest Movement A new piece in Rolling Stone lambastes the notion that we will solve the climate crisis merely by planting a trillion new trees. Many of these trillion new trees would take the… Read More

Earth Watch: Barry Wray On Genetically Modified Mosquitoes

Photo: Langelle/GJEP Barry Wray is the Executive Director of the Florida Keys Environmental Coalition, which he formed in 2010 in response to threats for the Deep Water Horizon Oil Spill to the ecosystems and livelihood of the FL… Read More

Earth Watch: Chris Phillips On Filming Impacted Communities

Christopher Phillips is a filmmaker, community servant, and strategist forming Maverick Media Group, a media production company that focuses on film, television, and branding with creative content. The self-taught filmmaker used his gifts to transform audiences and ignite… Read More

Earth Watch: Rob Faux On Dicamba Herbicide Court Ruling

Dicamba-resistant crops pose serious threat to human and environmental health Photo courtesy of Center for Food Safety Rob Faux is the Communications Associate in Iowa for the Pesticide Action Network. Rob is also a farmer, operating a diversified vegetable and poultry… 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

Earth Watch: Amy Kober On Water Contamination & COVID-19

Photo courtesy of American Rivers Amy Kober is the Vice President for Communications at American Rivers, a national river conservation organization. She has led successful communications campaigns for high-profile river restoration, protection and clean water priorities, and directs… Read More

Earth Minute: Illegal Logging & Genocide During COVID-19

Photo courtesy of World Rainforest Movement The Coronavirus is enabling a mass increase in logging globally, as criminal groups and illegal loggers take advantage of the disruptions associated with the pandemic. In the month of March, more than… Read More

Earth Watch: Ruddy Turnstone On Florida Prisons & COVID-19

Photo courtesy of june11.noblogs.org Ruddy Turnstone is a community organizer working towards prison abolition and decarceration as a steering committee member of the COVID-19 Hotline for Incarcerated People (CHIP). Only a month old, the all-volunteer run hotline has documented almost… Read More