LISTEN: Deforestation Spikes in Brazil

This week’s Earth Watch guest is Christian Poirier of Amazon Watch. Earth Watch is a regular segment on the Sojourner Truth Radio Show, which airs on KPFK-FM in Los Angeles. From the Sojourner Truth Radio Show:  New threats… Read More

LISTEN: Jeff Conant of Friends of the Earth on Greenwashing of Palm Oil Industry

This week’s Earth Watch guest is Jeff Conant of Friends of the Earth (FOA). Conant and Sojourner Truth host Margaret Prescod discuss the greenwashing of the palm oil industry. Friends of the Earth and World Rainforest Movement co-authored… Read More

LISTEN: Rachel Smolker On Biofuels & Their Environmental Impact

This week’s Earth Watch guest on the Sojourner Truth Radio Show was  Dr. Rachel Smolker with Biofuelwatch, who discussed this week’s Bioeconomy Day of Action.  Smolker is a co-director of Biofuelwatch, and an organizer with Energy Justice Network. She has… Read More

LISTEN: Saulo Araujo On Bolsonaro’s Election & The Future Of Brazil’s Environment

This week’s Earth Watch guest on the Sojourner Truth Radio Show was  Saulo Araujo, Global Movements Program Director for Why Hunger.   From Sojourner Truth: For our Weekly Earth Watch, the dire environmental implications of the election in… Read More

LISTEN: Cindy Spoon on the Fight Against Louisiana’s Bayou Bridge Pipeline

This week’s Earth Watch guest on the Sojourner Truth Radio Show was Cindy Spoon, an activist with the Leau Est la Vie (Water Is Life) camp that has been opposing the recently suspended Bayou Bridge Pipeline. From EcoWatch: In… Read More

LISTEN: Native American Activist Corine Fairbanks on Racism, Colonialism and Climate

This week’s Earth Watch guest on the Sojourner Truth Radio Show is Corine Fairbanks. Fairbanks is an Oglala Lakota writer, educator and activist. She is a spokesperson for Native American rights and has been involved in protests and actions against ICE…. Read More

LISTEN: Pastor Paul on Battle Against Pipeline, Compressor Projects in Virginia

Union Hill Baptist Church’s Pastor Paul M. Wilson. The Pastor is organizing, along with Friends of Buckingham (County, VA), against the Atlantic Coast Pipeline and a 55,000 horsepower compressor station planned by Dominion Energy in the Union Hill… Read More

Earth Watch: Ducky Slowcode on the Fight to Stop Toxic Prisons

The Sojourner Truth Show Radio Show Earth Watch guest for June 21 was Ducky Slowcode, an organizer with the Campaign to Fight Toxic Prisons (FTP), the Earth First! Prisoner Support Project, and the Human Rights Coalition, a PA-based… Read More

LISTEN: Biofuels, Carbon Offsets Are False Solutions for ‘Green’ Air Travel

This week, Global Justice Ecology Project executive director Anne Petermann’s regular Earth Minute segment on the Sojourner Truth radio show focused on an open letter sent from 89 organizations from 34 countries to end plans promoting biofuels and carbon offsets… Read More

LISTEN: Student Talks Political and Environmental Crisis in Nicaragua

The Costa Rican firefighters on the border with Nicaragua, which the Ortega government would no allow to enter the country. Photo by Amelia Rueda/Havana Times This week’s Earth Watch guest is Adriana Ramirez, a student at the University… Read More