Statement on International Day of Struggle Against Monoculture Tree Plantations

For Immediate Release – September 21, 2020 New York– September 21, 2020 marks the 16th International Day Against Monoculture Tree Plantations. The Day was created in 2004 by rural communities in Brazil in opposition to industrial monoculture tree plantations… Read More

GJEP’s Guide to International Day Against Monoculture Tree Plantations

Burned eucalyptus plantation in the community Manquo in Florida, in the zone of the wildfires near Concepción, Chile Monday, 21 September marks the International Day of Struggle Against Monoculture Tree Plantations. Global Justice Ecology Project has compiled a… Read More

Call for Solidarity After Paramilitaries Burn Zapatista Coffee Harvest in Chiapas

Building with Zapatista murals in Amador Hernandez. Photo: Langelle Note: Global Justice Ecology Project has always stood in solidarity with the Zapatista autonomous communities in and around the Selva Lacandona in Chiapas, Mexico.  In 1996 GJEP co-founder Orin… Read More

Submit a Public Comment: Tell The USDA to Reject GE American Chestnut Trees

Petition for Determination of Nonregulated Status for Blight-Resistant Darling 58 American Chestnut Learn more about the issues and concerns of the genetically engineered (GE) American chestnut tree here. Researchers at the SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry… Read More

Zapatista Indigenous Governing Council statement on 8/22 attack by paramilitaries

Note: Global Justice Ecology Project has always stood in solidarity with the Zapatista autonomous communities in and around the Selva Lacandona in Chiapas, Mexico.  In 1996 GJEP co-founder Orin Langelle traveled to La Realidad, home to the headquarters… Read More

The Guardian: Chile police using Covid-19 quarantine as pretext to crush protest, activists say

Photo: Langelle Photography Demonstrations over hunger by people thrown out of work by the pandemic have been met with violent repression The Guardian 26 Aug 2020 Charis McGowan in Santiago and Naomi Larsson Violeta Delgado was at a protest… Read More

August Update From Global Justice Ecology Project

Water cannons chase crowd. A caustic liquid was mixed with the water to irritate the skin and lungs. Water cannons were strategically used to target street medics and the Red Cross. Photo: Langelle Global Justice Ecology Project August… Read More

Urgent Action Alert: Mapuche People Attacked by Right-Wing

Man shot in the head with rubber coated metal pellets by the Carabineros (Chilean National Police). On the morning of 26 November 2019 Carabineros moved into Liempi Colipi near tried to force the Mapuche off their ancestral lands. Some were… Read More

Militant Protests for Mumia Abu-Jamal / Burlington, VT / 25th Anniversary Photo Essay

Two protesters slammed to the asphalt by police as they tried to block President Blll Clinton and his motorcade from attending the National Governor’s Association conference in the Sheraton Hotel in Burlington, VT – Photo: Langelle (1995) GJEP… Read More