New Earth Watch: First Nations Elder Matthew Mukash On Coronavirus

Cree women tanning hide, Whapmagoostui, Cree Territory (Canada) in 1993. Photo: Langelle/GJEP Matthew Mukash, elder was born in 1951 on the land in Eeyou Istchee, the traditional Cree territory in northern Quebec. He is known for his extensive work to… Read More

New Earth Radio on Redwood Forest Defense

Today on Sojourner Truth COVID-19 coverage is continued on both the environmental and poverty fronts. In Northern California’s Humboldt County, Redwood Forest Defense is participating in a tree-sit to oppose logging in the area. The guest is Lupine, an… Read More

New Earth Minute: The EPA & COVID-19

Late last week, the Environmental Protection Agency suspended enforcement of US environmental laws using the coronavirus outbreak as the excuse to greenlight environmental destruction. The Hill quoted Cynthia Giles, head of EPA’s Enforcement Office under Obama: “This EPA… Read More

New Earth Watch With 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

New Earth Minute With Anne Petermann: 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

New Earth Watch With Lauren Regan On Attempts To Criminalize Climate Protestors

Photo: CLDC Lauren Regan, Executive Director, oversees the CLDC as its founder and senior staff attorney. She has extensive federal and state litigation experience in both civil rights and activist defense cases, as well as expertise in necessity… Read More

New Earth Minute: Anne Petermann on Covid-19’s Link to Deforestation

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

New Earth Watch With Josey Tenorio Peyestewa On Murdered & Missing Indigenous Women

Josey Tenorio Peyestewa is a Hopi descendant born in Third Mesa Hotevilla, Arizona and raised in Los Angeles, California. She is an Advocate for Murdered and Missing Indigenous Women. She organizes Prayer Runs through many states asking for… Read More

New Earth Minute With Anne Petermann on International Women’s Day 2020

Women’s March, Temuco, Chile November 2019 Photo: Petermann/ GJEP