Earth Watch: Rachel Smolker On The International Day Of Action On Forest Biomass

Rachel Smolker is co-director of Biofuelwatch where she works to raise awareness of the impacts of large scale bioenergy on climate, the environment and human rights.  Her work has spanned from local grassroots organizing to participation in the… Read More

Earth Watch: Amy Van Saun On Genetically Engineered Salmon

Photo courtesy of Center for Food Safety Amy is a Senior Attorney in the Center for Food Safety’s Portland, Oregon office. As part of CFS’s legal team, Amy practices environmental and administrative law to defend farmers, communities, and… Read More

Earth Watch: BJ McManama of Indigenous Environmental Network Discusses Opposition to GE Trees

Photo: Sharratt/The Campaign to Stop GE Trees (Seneca/Welsh) Brenda Jo has been involved with Indigenous and environmental issues for over 25 years. Beginning in the early 1990s working with WV State agencies on NAGPRA, opposition to mountaintop/strip coal… Read More

Earth Watch: Tom Goldtooth On Democrats’ Climate Report

Since the late 1980’s, Tom has been involved with environmental related issues and programs working within tribal governments in developing indigenous-based environmental protection infrastructures. Tom works with indigenous peoples worldwide. Tom is known as one of the environmental… Read More

Earth Watch: Orin Langelle On Connections Between Police Violence In Chile & Portland

Tear gas explodes on the streets of Santiago, Chile. Photo: Langelle/GJEP Orin Langelle is a documentary photographer and activist who studied communications in St. Louis, MO and photography at the International Center of Photography in Manhattan. He co-founded… Read More

Earth Watch: Joye Braun On Dakota Access Pipeline Shutdown

Joye Braun is a member of the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe, a wife, mother and grandmother. Braun was the first camper at Standing Rock and stayed until forced eviction in February 2017 spending 10 months on the hround.She’s… 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 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