Credibility of US Forest Service Challenged Ahead of National Activist Gathering in Shawnee National Forest

Clearcut in the Shawnee National Forest during songbird mating season, May, 2019 Photo: Langelle For Immediate Media Release         October 7, 2019 Contact: Steve Taylor,  steve (at) globaljusticeecology (dot) org Southern Illinois’ Paper of Record Questions the United States Forest… Read More

Brazil Groups Denounce Industrial Forestry on Opening Day of IUFRO World Congress

Caption: “Eucalyptus Plantations are not Forests” banner at MST Camp, Espirito Santo Brazil (2005) Photo: Anne Petermann Note: The following introduction was written to launch the open letter the the IUFRO World Congress attached below it (in English,… Read More

GJEP on Redacted Tonight: Lee Camp Interviews ED Anne Petermann about radical solutions to climate change

Watch this interview with GJEP Exec Director Anne Petermann on Redacted Tonight with Lee Camp on RT  She addresses the deforestation crisis, false solutions to climate change being pushed that use forests and displace forest dependent peoples, and… Read More

KPFK Special One-Hour Show on Forest & Climate Crisis and Upcoming Convergence

This one-hour special aired Wednesday 25 September on the nationally syndicated Sojourner Truth show on Pacifica’s flagship KPFK station in Los Angeles.  The show featured GJEP Executive Director Anne Petermann, Bay Area Coalition for Headwaters Director Karen Pickett… Read More

URGENT Sign On to STOP Industrial Tree Plantations & Violence in Brazil by 26 Sept

September 21st is the International Day Against Tree Plantations (Sign on by 26 September!) Sign your group onto the letter denouncing tree plantations to the IUFRO World Congress (International Union of Forest Research Organizations) World Rainforest Movement, which… Read More

GJEP’s Orin Langelle Photo Exhibit at Upcoming Forest & Climate Convergence (Watch video)

Judi Bari, Center, Walks with Support of Two Friends (1994) (read full caption at bottom of post) Press Release For Immediate Release September 17, 2019 Contact: Steve Taylor +1.314.210.1322 steve@globaljusticeecology.org Photographer Orin Langelle announced that his work will… Read More

Join The Resurgence! Register Today to Build Strategies for Forests and Climate Justice

Global Justice Ecology Project is co-convening The Resurgence: 2019 North American Forest & Climate Movement Convergence from October 11 to 14 in Southern Illinois near Carbondale  – that will culminate on Indigenous Peoples’ Day.  It is less than… Read More

Occupation and Uprising in the Shawnee National Forest

On his 30th birthday, John Wallace is removed from a logging skidder with a blowtorch after he locked his neck to the machine to stop logging in the Shawnee National Forest.  Photo: Langelle (1990) Note: With this article,… Read More

Earth Watch: Gary Hughes Gives 101 on Tropical Forest Standards and Carbon Offsets

  Check out Gary Hughes from Biofuelwatch as he reports on the  California Tropical Forest Standards and Carbon Offsets. “We really want folks to be aware of the dangers of these market-based schemes because they are protecting polluters… Read More

GJEP Responds to Pro-GE Tree Article in Pacific Standard

A Controversial Tree? For Good Reason A Response to the article “The Most Controversial Tree in the World” by Rowan Jacobsen printed in the Pacific Standard 4 September 2019 By Anne Petermann, GJEP Executive Director “Industry is using… Read More