LISTEN: Rachel Smolker On Biofuels & Their Environmental Impact

This week’s Earth Watch guest on the Sojourner Truth Radio Show was  Dr. Rachel Smolker with Biofuelwatch, who discussed this week’s Bioeconomy Day of Action.  Smolker is a co-director of Biofuelwatch, and an organizer with Energy Justice Network. She has… Read More

LISTEN: Elections Are Over, Time To Tackle Climate Change

Anne Petermann, Executive Director of Global Justice Ecology Project, was featured in her regular Earth Minute segment on the Sojourner Truth Radio Show. The show airs on KPFK-FM in Los Angeles and around the world through syndication and… Read More

What’s the Answer? A Charter School Expansion or the Further Destruction of Sacred Seneca Burial Grounds

Degawenodas (right) gives serious stare to one of the board members.        photo: Langelle/GJEP-photolangelle.org Excerpted from PhotoLangelle.org. More on the Sacred Seneca Burial Grounds. This is from Buffalo Rising. It includes a conversation with Degawenodas Ni Ah Agatayonih, born into… Read More

Support for Livestock Sector is Subsidising Forest Destruction

GLOBAL FOREST COALITION – Aichi Target 3 of the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) states that subsidies and incentives that are harmful to biodiversity must be phased out or reformed by 2020. With discussions on the elimination of… Read More

LISTEN: Saulo Araujo On Bolsonaro’s Election & The Future Of Brazil’s Environment

This week’s Earth Watch guest on the Sojourner Truth Radio Show was  Saulo Araujo, Global Movements Program Director for Why Hunger.   From Sojourner Truth: For our Weekly Earth Watch, the dire environmental implications of the election in… Read More

Quilombo Campo Grande Threatened By Fascism

We, the MST families of Southern MG, of Quilombo Campo Grande, denounce fascist action against our 20-year struggle. Here, families, after so many years, already have electrical energy infrastructure, houses and produce a great diversity of agroecological production,… Read More

Throwing Nature Under the Bus: GMO Bees and Robo-bees

Via GMWatch.org “Robotic bees could pollinate plants in case of insect apocalypse”, ran a recent Guardian headline reporting how Dutch scientists “believe they will be able to create swarms of bee-like drones to pollinate plants when the real-life insects have… Read More

VA. Governor Northam Dissolves Council on Environmental Justice Because He Can’t Control It

Statement on Governor Northam’s Threat to Dissolve Council on Environmental Justice Because He Cannot Control It Virginia- After attempts to derail it, Governor Ralph Northam’s (D-Va.) Advisory Council on Environmental Justice (ACEJ) raised significant concerns regarding the proposed… Read More

Brazil’s Next President Jair Bolsonaro: More Dangerous Than Trump

The many reasons why Bolsonarismo stands alone when compared to its global far-right peers. By ALEX HOCHULI Via CommonDreams.org The election of neo-fascist presidential candidate Jair Bolsonaro is raising fears that Brazil could be the latest country hit… Read More

A Global Call to Action in Order to Save Forests

Photo: Orin Langelle Shawnee National Forest, IL: Earth First!ers chase away the Forest Service at the Fairview Timber Sale area in the Shawnee National Forest in southern Illinois. The area slated to be cut was rich in biodiversity, a… Read More