LISTEN: Civil and Uncivil Society in Climate Activism, COP21

Prior to taking off to Paris for COP21, University of Southern California international relations professor Shannon Gibson spoke to Uprising Radio host Sonali Kolhatkar about the role of civil and uncivil society in climate activism. Outside the meeting, where climate… Read More

EARTH WATCH: KANDI MOSSETT OF INDIGENOUS ENVIRONMENTAL NETWORK

The Oct. 7 Earth Watch segment on the Sojourner Truth radio show featured an interview with Kandi Mossett. Mossett began her work with the Indigenous Environmental Network (IEN) as Tribal Campus Climate Challenge Coordinator, engaging with more than 30 tribal colleges… Read More

EARTH WATCH: Ruddy Turnstone from the Campaign to STOP GE Trees

The Sept. 24 Earth Watch segment on the Sojourner Truth radio show featured an interview with Ruddy Turnstone. Turnstone is a GE trees campaigner for Global Justice Ecology Project, working to ban genetically engineered trees from commercialization globally. She has also been… Read More

Earth Watch: Panagioti Tsolkas from the Human Rights Defense Center

This week’s Earth Watch guest is Panagioti Tsolkas. Tsolkas works at Human Rights Defense Center in November 2014, coordinating community outreach efforts and volunteer involvement. He also directs HRDC’s Prison Ecology Project, which maps the connections between mass incarceration and… 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 WATCH: VICTOR PUERTAS OF UTAH TAR-SANDS RESISTANCE

Victor Puertas is an Indigenous, migrant Peruvian man. Civil war and Environmental destruction brought him to the United States, where he currently resides in Salt Lake City, Utah in occupied territories of the Shoshone Nation. Victor works as an organizer with three different organizations: Reclaim Turtle… Read More

GJEP Board Member Clayton Thomas Muller on Spur Radio

Global Justice Ecology Project board member Clayton Thomas Muller of the Mathais Colomb Cree Nation in Northern Manitoba, long-time facilitator and activist for indigenous self-determination and environmental justice; American activist and public intellectual Dr. Cornel West; along with Shahina Siddiqui,… Read More

Earth Watch: Will Benington, volunteer organizer with Rising Tide Vermont

This week’s Earth Watch guest is Will Benington, volunteer organizer with Rising Tide Vermont.  On July 7, Rising Tide Vermont, Earth First!, Trans and/or Women’s Action Camp and other groups from across the country participated in a day… 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