Conservation Gone Wrong: Converting Tibet’s Qinghai Plateau into a National Park

This is an example of conservation gone wrong. Very, very wrong. Conservation strategies that involve forced displacement of rural, land-based and Indigenous communities are nothing new and stem from a twisted worldview in which humans and nature have… Read More

White House Event at COP23 Overshadowed by Indigenous, Black and Latinx Ceremony

Delegates from North, South and Latin America uplift Climate Change Impacted Voices in Civil Disobedience Action at COP23    Bonn, Germany – On November 13, 2017, The Trump Administration will held it’s only event, “The Role of Cleaner and… Read More

COP23: US Delegation Spits in the Face of Victims of Climate Change

Photo via https://bsnorrell.blogspot.com   WASHINGTON, D.C. — The U.S. government delegation at the United Nations climate talks in Bonn, Germany will hold an official event promoting fossil fuels on Monday, November 13. The presentation comes as Donald Trump wraps up… Read More

Indonesian President Recognizes Land Rights of Nine More Indigenous Groups

Indigenous groups in Enrekang district, South Sulawesi province, submitted on Oct. 26 a proposal to the Indonesian government to obtain rights to their forests. Photo by Wahyu Chandra/Mongabay Indonesia.   Originally Published by MongaBay.com   Indonesian President Joko… Read More

Earth Watch: Activist Dezeray Lyn on Relief Efforts in Puerto Rico

This week’s Earth Watch guest on the Sojourner Truth Radio Show is Dezeray Lyn. Lyn has been involved in organizing and solidarity work rooted in intersectional struggle for social/climate/economic justice for 16 years.  She spent five months in occupied Palestine… Read More

Amy Goodman: Staying Critical

Goodman speaking at the Standing Rock protests about her arrest. (2016)   Global Justice Ecology Project (GJEP) participated in the WNY Peace Center 50th Anniversary Dinner on Friday, November 3rd, with featured speaker Amy Goodman. Goodman highlighted the… Read More

#EndeGelände Blocked Hambacher Coal Mine

Image: Ende Gelände activists blocked the Hambach coal mine today. Image by @15MBcn_int.   Originally published by Enough is Enough Buir, Germany, November 5th 2017: In the early afternoon, thousands of climate activists from the Ende Gelände alliance successfully… Read More

Dennis Banks, American Indian Movement Co-Founder, Dies at 80

“We had reached a point in history where we could not tolerate the abuse any longer, where mothers could not tolerate the mistreatment that goes on on the reservations any longer…”   Dennis Banks (1937-2017) was a powerful… Read More

Lawsuit: Louisiana Black Bear’s Delisting as Endangered was Premature

Washington, DC — Survival of the Louisiana black bear requires that it regain protection under the U.S. Endangered Species Act, according to a notice of intent to file suit released today by Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER)…. Read More

25 Countries Reject Biofuel Plan for Air Travel

Anne Petermann, Global Justice Ecology Project executive director, spoke about how an increase in air traffic relates to climate change for her Earth Minute feature for the Nov. 1 edition of the Sojourner Truth Show. Petermann points out… Read More