EARTH MINUTE: Brazilian Coup Will Lead to Wide Ranging Impacts

KPFK-FM‘s Sojourner Truth Radio show aired an Earth Watch segment on it’s Sept. 14 broadcast focused on the coup of former Brazilian president Dilma Rousseff. The segment begins at about the 30:25 mark of the clip below. A transcript… Read More

Earth Minute: Anne Petermann on “Guardian of the Forests” Movement in Mexico

In this week’s edition of Earth Minute on the Sojourner Truth Radio Show, GJEP Executive Director Anne Petermann discussed Ildefonso Zamora, a leader of the “guardian of the forests” movement in Mexico.   Organizations are demanding the immediate… Read More

Earth Watch: Dan Bacher on San Luis Settlement Agreement

Last week’s Earth Watch guest was Dan Bacher, managing editor at FishSniffer.com. Bacher recently published an article about the Hoopa Valley Tribe from Northern California, which filed its objection to two bills proposed in the House of Representatives to… Read More

Earth Minute: Anne Petermann on the Benefits of Traditional Crop Breeding

In this week’s edition of Earth Minute on the Sojourner Truth Radio Show, GJEP Executive Director Anne Petermann discussed a recent article in Nature discussing the benefits of traditional plant breeding over genetic engineering in generating heartier, more resilient crops. The Earth… Read More

LISTEN: Indonesia’s primeval and biodiversity-rich forests continue to face a devastating triple threat

Last week, Global Justice Ecology Project Executive Director Anne Petermann spoke about the illegal logging, wildfires and peatland forest destruction behind climate change in Indonesia on her weekly Earth Minute segment on KPFK radio’s Sojourner Truth show. TRANSCRIPT: Indonesia’s primeval… Read More

Earth Minute: Anne Petermann on ArborGen’s $53.M legal fine

The regular “Earth Minute” segment returns to KPFK radio’s Sojourner Truth show, with Global Justice Ecology Project’s Anne Petermann reporting on the latest developments in the environmental justice movement and highlighting the proliferation of false climate solutions. This week,… Read More

Earth Minute: Reporting from The World Forestry Conference in Durban, South Africa

Today, I am reporting from Durban, South Africa, where I am presenting at the people’s alternative event, organized to oppose the corporate and timber industry dominated World Forestry Congress, a project of the UN Food and Agriculture Organization. last night,… Read More

Earth Minute: Federal judge strikes down GMO moratorium in Maui

On June 30, a federal judge in Maui struck down that county’s moratorium on the cultivation of GMOs. This is the third of three challenges to county laws in Hawaii restricting GMOs. In each case, the court held… Read More

Earth Minute: Jackson County, Oregon GMO ban upheld

This week’s Earth Minute revolves around a ban in Jackson County, Oregon that prohibited the planting of genetically engineered (GE) crops in the county. Soon after, opponents backed by Monsanto and their allies went to work trying to overrule voters in court…. Read More

EARTH MINUTE: ANNE PETERMANN ON THE GOAL OF A SOCIALLY, ECONOMICALLY AND ECOLOGICALLY JUST WORLD

On April 28, Anne Petermann followed up on the recent North East Climate Organizers Summit in Northampton, Massachusetts, where the theme was “Why and how to organize action on climate change toward our goal of a socially, economically… Read More