Agribusiness’s New Weapon — Fire

Agribusiness’s new weapon — fire: how peoples and communities are being driven out of their own land GRAIN 18 May 2021 Over the past two years, the agribusiness industry in Brazil has been setting forests alight. This practice… Read More

GJEP Founding Board Member Aziz Choudry 1966-2021

Aziz Choudry in Quebec City, 2007.  Photo: Orin Langelle / photolangelle.org We at GJEP got the shocking news yesterday that our close friend and comrade Aziz Choudry, a founding member of GJEP’s Board of Directors, passed away on… Read More

¡Judi Bari, presente!

On 24 May 1990, in Oakland, California, Judi Bari’s car was blown up by a pipe bomb placed under her seat. While still in critical condition with a shattered pelvis and other major injuries, Bari was arrested by… Read More

May 2021 Update From Global Justice Ecology Project

Global Justice Ecology Project  May Update Please support GJEP’s work to protect forests, advance climate justice & build alliances for systemic change! Photo of the Month About Place Journal May 1 issue: Geographies of Justice features photos by… Read More

May Day: A Look Back at 1971 Vietnam War Protests

May Day 1971: 40,000 Shut Down DC to Protest Vietnam War Largest Mass-Arrest in US History GJEP Founding Board Member Will Miller (far left) with his Vermont-based affinity group in Washington, DC on May 1, 1971 as part… Read More

Truthout Article on Potential Release of GE American Chestnut Tree

Anne Petermann is the Executive Director of Global Justice Ecology Project. She has been working on issues related to protecting forests and defending the rights of Indigenous peoples since 1990 and co-founded the first global campaign against genetically… Read More

Honduran Indigenous Activist Killed

Indigenous anti-dam activist killed in Honduras AP News 23 Mar 2021 TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras (AP) — A Honduran Indigenous activist who helped led a fight against the construction of a dam has been killed, authorities said Monday. National Police… Read More

March 2021 Update from Global Justice Ecology Project

Global Justice Ecology Project  March Update Please support GJEP’s work to protect forests, advance climate justice & build alliances for systemic change! Photo of the Month GJEP Celebrates Women’s History Month & International Women’s Day The World Bank… Read More

Remembering Fukushima

REMEMBERING FUKUSHIMA : Demand phase-out of all Nuclear (fission) power plants. Ten years ago, on the 11th of March 2011, ‘all hell broke loose’ in the Pacific coast of Japan. A huge Tsunami, triggered by the gigantic ‘Tohuku… Read More

New Biofuelwatch Report: Swallowing Indonesia’s Forests

Note: Biofuelwatch is a fiscally sponsored project of Global Justice Ecology Project. Rachel Smolker is the Co-Director at Biofuelwatch and a member of the international and national Campaign to STOP GE Trees. Swallowing Indonesia’s forests: New report reveals… Read More