Earth Watch Radio: Stopping the Impacts of Industrial Tree Plantations in Brazil

Quilombola woman speaks at national meeting in Brazil on social and ecological impacts of industrial tree plantations.  Photo: Petermann Earth Watch 4/17/19, Sojourner Truth show, KPFK Pacifica Radio, Los Angeles Anne Petermann is interviewed about her recent work… Read More

David Buckel: Remembrance of a Life Sacrificed in Climate Action One Year Ago

“Here is a hope that giving a life might bring some attention to the need for expanded actions, and help others give a voice to our home, and Earth is heard.”–David Buckel David Buckel: LGBT rights lawyer and… Read More

GE Tree Controversy in American Chestnut Foundation Leads to Resignations

Chestnut champions quit to protest genetic engineering By Elaine Thompson Worcester Telegram & Gazette 28 March 2019 SPENCER – The president and a board member of the local chapter of The American Chestnut Foundation announced they are resigning… Read More

American Chestnut Foundation Board Members Resign Over GE Chestnut

Graft of an American-Chinese Chestnut hybrid.  Photolangelle.org   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                       … Read More

GJEP’s Orin Langelle on the Front Page of Southern Illinois’ Largest Newspaper

Two activists bury themselves up to their necks to block a logging road near the Fairview timber sale area of the Shawnee National Forest, in Southern Illinois, around 1990. Orin Langelle/Global Justice Ecology Project GJEP Co-Founder Orin Langelle… Read More

From World Rainforest Movement: The Conservation Industry: a for-profit sector?

From the article: “It seems that conservation and developmental projects (mega dams, mines, fossil fuel extraction, industrial monocultures, etc.) are, in a way, two sides of the same coin. Top-down impositions over communal territories determined by outsiders, and… Read More

INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY 2019 in Brazil: Women Rise Up!

On March 8, women all over Brazil honor Marielle Franco and attack Bolsonaro Thousands of demonstrators took to the street in all states 50,000 gathered in São Paulo   Thousands of Brazilians took to the streets this Friday,… Read More

WWF Funding Violence and Murder to “Protect” Nature

  Note from GJEP: WWF and Conservation International have long advanced the idea of human exclusion zones for conservation that forcibly relocate local communities to create protected areas.  Recent studies have determined that the best protected natural areas… Read More

New on Langelle Photography: Remembering Examples: Three Decades of Resistance in Chiapas, Mexico – REDUX

Mother and child – Chiapas, Mexico (1999) The following text and photographs were submitted to the About Place Journal. The photographs were published very nicely in About Place Journal, Volume V. Issue II in October, 2018, but the… Read More

Sympathy for the Devil: Thoughts on the New Nomination to Lead the World Bank

Cecelia Rodriguez, then the US Representative for the Zapatista Army of National Liberation (EZLN) in Chiapas, Mexico, speaks out against the World Bank in 1995 on the 50th Anniversary of their formation.  Photolangelle.org Sympathy for the Devil Posted… Read More