Rising Deforestation Threatens Brazil’s Amazon

Log pile at a Veracel eucalyptus plantation in Bahia, Brazil  Photo: Petermann As deforestation surges, Brazil moves to weaken indigenous and environmental safeguards Unearthed 29 April 2020 Lucy Jordan & Ana Terra Athayde With attention focused on the… Read More

Chevron’s Treatment of Environmental Lawyer= ‘Judicial Harassment’

Photo courtesy of Creative Commons Nobel laureates condemn ‘judicial harassment’ of environmental lawyer The Guardian 18 April 2020 Johnathan Watts Twenty-nine Nobel laureates have condemned alleged “judicial harassment” by Chevron and urged the release of a US environmental… Read More

Antartica Records Unprecedented Heatwave

Antarctica: what it means when the coldest place on Earth records an unprecedented heatwave The Guardian 30 Mar 2020 Dana M Bergstrom, Andrew Klekociuk, Diana King and Sharon Robinson for the Conversation While the world rightfully focuses on… Read More

Mutual Aid Disaster Relief One Minute Video

GE Tree Protest, Charleston, SC (2006) Photo: Langelle/GJEP The COVID-19 pandemic requires community organizing and disaster response, despite the need for social distancing. Mutual Aid Disaster Relief is an organization that operates on the principles of solidarity, mutual… Read More

CounterPunch: New Deal For Nature

Rodolphe Barrangou reveals the nightmare of his CRISPR world. photo: Langelle/GJEP Trees to Solve the World’s Problems? From Genetically Engineered Trees for the Bioeconomy – to the Trillion Tree Proposal and Business for Nature Traducción al Español Tradução… Read More

REDD-Monitor: Ankeniheny-Zahamena Corridor, Madagascar: “The economic viabilities of carbon offsetting are ridiculous”

Indigenous Peoples march with an anti-REDD (Reducing Emissions from Deforestion and Forest Degradation) banner in Durban, South Africa to protest the UN Climate Conference. Indigenous Peoples are especially at risk in carbon off-set schemes like REDD. Photo: Langelle… Read More

World Rainforest Movement: Dangerous Impacts of “Zero Deforestation”

African oil palm plantations. Photo: Langelle Communities facing Zero Deforestation pledges: the case of OLAM in Gabon World Rainforest Movement 19 February 2020 “Zero deforestation” pledges are one more idea in the list of voluntary initiatives created in… Read More

Watch Now: Man Camp 1 Minute Video

Josie “You Are Not Forgotten.” Photo: GJEP/Langelle Last year 5,590 Indigenous women were reported missing to the FBI’s National Crime Information Center… Indigenous women have been silently disappearing for generations. The growing movement around missing and murdered Indigenous… Read More

Ongoing Demonstrations In Support of Wet’suwet’en Shut Down Rail Traffic

Photo via Wet’suwet’en Supporter Toolkit 2020 A few weeks ago we got an update from Molly Wickham, a Gidimt’en Clan member, on Sojourner Truth with Margaret Prescod​. Here’s the link to her interview in case you missed it. https://globaljusticeecology.org/new-earth-watch-with-gidimten-clan-member-molly-wickham/… Read More