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

GJEP Co-Authors Opinion Piece on SLAPPs

More and more journalists and civil society organisations are being sued by powerful businessmen and politicians. [Shutterstock/itay uri/Burdun Iliya] We don’t want to be sued into silence EURACTIV 16 November 2020 By A group of international organizations and… Read More

November 2020 Update From Global Justice Ecology Project

Global Justice Ecology Project  November Update Please support our work for social & ecological justice with a secure gift today! Campaign to STOP Genetically Engineered Trees GJEP coordinates the Campaign to STOP GE Trees, a national and international… Read More

Chile Uprising for Land & Freedom

After the popular uprising began in October the following two Indigenous Mapuche communities, Liempi Colipi and Quilape López, began an re-occupation of their territorial land in southern Chile.  Photolangelle.org https://photolangelle.org/2020/08/8375/ (2019) Chile Uprising for Land & Freedom “This… Read More

Sign This Open Letter to Reject REDD Funding in Nicaragua!

Rio Pis Pis, Nicaragua: Indigenous Mayangna traveling by panga (dugout canoe) on the Rio Pis Pis in the Bosawas Reserve in Nicaragua’s North Atlantic Autonomous Region. Photolangelle.org/ (1997) Note: GJEP’s Co-Founder spent many years working in solidarity with… Read More

Release: Public Comment on Darling 58 American Chestnut Closes

For Immediate Release: 10/20/2020 Public Comment on Darling 58 American Chestnut Closes  Groups Across North America Oppose Release of Genetically Engineered Trees  New York- On Oct. 19th the initial public comment period by the United States Department of… Read More

International Day of Rural Women

Woman with the Organization of Rural Women Workers protests Monsanto’s GMO seeds during a march in Curitiba, Brazil.  Photo: Petermann (2006) Note: For decades, rural women around the world have been on the front lines of the battles… Read More

October Update From Global Justice Ecology Project

Global Justice Ecology Project October Newsletter Researchers want approval from the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) to use genetic engineering to alter our forests. Submit a comment today to tell the USDA to reject the unprecedented and dangerous release… Read More

Indigenous Peoples’ Day: Remembering the Mohawk Uprising in Oka

The Biscuit (1990) Woman with monkey wrench atop buried Chevrolet Biscayne, nicknamed “The Biscuit,” in a car blockade of the Fairview timber sale in the Shawnee. The car blocked the entrance to the Shawnee National Forest during the… Read More

The Hill: Logging is not the solution to wildfires or climate change

Logging devastation in Mapuche Territory, Chile. Photo: Langelle/GJEP 2004 Logging is not the solution to wildfires or climate change The Hill 23 Sept 2020 John Talberth The bodies are still being counted. The land is still burning. Yet… Read More