Remembering Earth First! Activist Judi Bari on Anniversary of 1990 Car Bombing

Judi Bari, Center, Walks with Support of Two Friends (1994). photo: Orin Langelle   On the anniversary of the 1990 car bombing and attempted frame up of activist Judi Bari, Global Justice Ecology Project co-founder, consultant and photographer Orin Langelle… Read More

‘Guardians of the Amazon’ Seize Illegal Loggers to Protect Uncontacted Tribe

Guardians of the Amazon from Survival International on Vimeo.   On International Biodiversity Day, GJEP recognizes the fundamental role played by Indigenous Peoples in protecting the most biodiverse lands remaining on the planet. In this piece, Survival International… Read More

How to Help: Failing Colombia Hydropower Dam Results in Environmental & Humanitarian Disaster

Image via Colombia Reports   Global Justice Ecology Project founders Orin Langelle and Anne Petermann have been fighting the ecological and social destruction of large-scale hydroelectric dams since 1993. GJEP is committed to exposing false solution to climate… Read More

Mapuche Leader Machi Francisca Linconao Acquitted on Terrorism Charges

On 5 May 2018, the Criminal Court of Temuco acquitted Machi Francisca Linconao and eight Mapuche men of all charges against them relating to the 2013 killing of two people. A further three Mapuche men who faced charges… Read More

Provisions in ‘Farm Bill’ Seek to Fast Track Logging in National Forest

New York – Often seen politically as a must pass for legislators, the current “Farm Bill”, more accurately known as the Agriculture and Nutrition Act of 2018, has taken on a menacing form this legislative session as it… Read More

Righting a Scientific Wrong: Eunice Foote’s Role in Discovering Principal Cause of Global Warming

By all rights, Eunice Newton Foote should be a household name. More than a century and a half ago, Foote was part of one of the most important scientific discoveries of our time: revealing the role of carbon… Read More

EPA’S NEW DIRTY AIR PLAN HATCHED BEHIND THE SCENES

Ambient or Outdoor Air Pollution Standards Set for Rollback per Industry Playbook   Washington, DC — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is quietly forwarding plans to weaken national ambient air quality standards designed to protect public health, according… Read More

WATCH: Agribusiness Devastating Family Farmers, Rural Communities, Environment

For many family farmers, farming is not just a job, it’s a way of life. Family farms take care of the environment, produce healthy foods, and support strong rural families and communities. But these family farms are disappearing… Read More

Pesticide Regulation Not Part of EPA’s New ‘Scientific Transparency’

Industry Pesticide Registration Data Hidden from Public and Outside Pruitt Plan   Washington, DC — U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt’s controversial plan for disclosing the underlying data supporting its regulatory science has a big blind spot… Read More

LISTEN: Student Talks Political and Environmental Crisis in Nicaragua

The Costa Rican firefighters on the border with Nicaragua, which the Ortega government would no allow to enter the country. Photo by Amelia Rueda/Havana Times This week’s Earth Watch guest is Adriana Ramirez, a student at the University… Read More