Forest Service Logging Project: Impacting forests, soils, streams, songbirds

One month and thirty years ago, activist John Wallace and I walked together through a clearcut in southern Illinois’ Shawnee National Forest. I suppose it was destined to happen a few more times and the last time just… Read More

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

Earth Minute: Tribute to Lawrence Ferlinghetti on his 100th birthday

This week GJEP Executive Director reads a poem by poet, anarchist and painter Lawrence Ferlinghetti in honor of his 100th birthday. Lawrence Ferlinghetti, the poet, anarchist and painter who co-founded City Light books in San Francisco turned 100… Read More

Earth Watch Radio: Dorothee Haeussermann On ‘Scaling Up the Resistance’ Climate Tour

Dorothee Haeussermann is a free-lance educator and climate activist from Germany. She has been involved in struggles against lignite mining in the Rhineland coalfield since 2010. In 2011, she quit her job as an English teacher to have… Read More

Earth Minute: The Racism and Colonialism of Big Conservation Groups

On this week’s Earth Minute, GJEP Executive Director Anne Petermann discusses the inherent racism and colonialism of big conservation groups promote the idea that “nature” should be separated from humans. Transcript of the Earth Minute: Protecting forests is… Read More

Earth Watch: BJ McManama of Indigenous Environmental Network on Upcoming Forest & Climate Convergence

BJ McManama, from the Indigenous Environmental Network was interviewed about The Resurgence: 2019 North American Forest & Climate Movement Convergence on The Sojourner Truth Show, syndicated nationally on the Pacifica network. This was the first national announcement for… Read More

Orin Langelle WDBX Interview on Photojournalism and Activism

GJEP co-Founder Orin Langelle was interviewed on the “Greenhouse Rebellion” program on WDBX community radio prior to a public presentation of his photo collection “Portraits of Struggle” at Southern Illinois University in Carbondale on 19 March 2019. A protester… 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