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

Global Forest Coalition on REDD+: Has it been worth the money?

Photo: Langelle New briefing explains the basics of REDD+ and why it’s so contentious From Global Forest Coalition It’s 15 years since the United Nations climate convention unveiled REDD (and then REDD+) as its much-hyped solution to carbon… 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

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

Online Now – Chile: Peoples’ Uprising / An Exhibit of Images from the Front Lines

Anonymous musician heads to the front lines. The majority of the front lines are personned by youth. Photo: Langelle This long awaited exhibit is now online. This is the photo and video exhibit from the documentary expedition undertaken… Read More

Record Numbers Of Activists Were Killed Last Year

Berta Cáceres, a Honduran environmental activist and winner of the prestigious Goldman Environmental Prize, was shot dead in 2016 over her opposition to a hydroelectric dam. Record 212 land and environment activists killed last year The Guardian 28… Read More

Review of Hard Road of Hope: New Film Documents People’s Struggles in WV

Review by Orin Langelle, Global Justice Ecology Project co-founder and Strategic Communications Director Note: Please visit the film’s website for the trailer and for information about ordering the film. This new award-winning documentary by Swedish-American journalist, creative activist… Read More

Eyewitness Account of St. Louis Attorneys Brandishing Firearms at BLM Marchers

Photo: Wes Schnitker A July 4th 2020 interview with St. Louis organizer Wes Schnitker. Schnitker was one of the first at the scene of the June 28th confrontation of protesters by armed attorneys, Mark and Patricia McCloskey.  … Read More

Mike Africa Jr. Speaks about Anti-Black Violence in the U.S. and Organizing for Change

Note: This interview was originally taken by Global Justice Ecology Project’s Press Secretary, Steve Taylor, during the North American Forest and Climate Movement Convergence. It was convened by Global Justice Ecology Project, Shawnee Forest Defense! and the Indigenous… Read More