Black and Afro-Indigenous Farmers Share 2015 Food Sovereignty Prize

 In 2015, the U.S. Food Sovereignty Alliance’s two prize winners are the Federation of Southern Cooperatives in the U.S., and the Black Fraternal Organization of Honduras. The prizes will be presented in Des Moines on October 14, 2015. In… Read More

New Video and Toolkit for Fight Against Wood Pellet Industry in US South

From Dogwood Alliance: Communities in the US South are no stranger to extractive industries that put greed over the health and prosperity of the people. We know too well the familiar story of profit-hungry corporations and politicians promising… Read More

Agroecology as a Tool for Liberation: Transforming Industrial Agribusiness in El Salvador

An interview with Miguel Ramirez, National Coordinator of the Organic Agriculture Movement of El Salvador. Originally published by Other Worlds Are Possible. By Beverly Bell August 12, 2015 We say that every square meter of land that is… Read More

Globalization Gone Mad: Help Stop Devastating Canal in Nicaragua

Photo: Panga on the Rio Pis Pis in the Bosawas Rainforest of Nicaragua.  PhotoLangelle.org Dear friends, Please sign the petition below to stop a massive canal being built through Nicaragua. Since 1997 GJEP and our predecessor organization ACERCA have… Read More

GJEP’s Ruddy Turnstone featured in piece on Shell Oil protests in Portland

After helping to delay the return of a Shell Oil icebreaker to the Arctic in a newsmaking protest last month, Global Justice Ecology Project’s GE Trees Campaigner Ruddy Turnstone was interviewed for a recent article published in the Willamette Week…. Read More

U. of Washington Professor Emeritus Responds to MSNBC’s GMO Article

Did you catch MSNBC’s piece titled, “Why Congress is having a food fight over GMO labeling”? If you missed it, you didn’t miss much. It pretty much toes the big ag industry and biotech company line. However, a lively discussion has… Read More

Working for the MAN:A New Way to Build Community Economy

By Guest Author Stephanie Rearick July 29, 2015 Stephanie Rearick is founder and project coordinator of Mutual Aid Networks. She is also founding co-director of the Dane County [Wisconsin] TimeBank, and former co-chair and former interim co-director of… Read More

Triumph and Tragedy Photo Exhibit at the ¡Buen Vivir! Gallery Aug 7 – Sept 18, 2015

The Triumph and Tragedy exhibit of photographs were taken by GJEP Executive Director Anne Petermann.  The exhibit documents movements, activists, indigenous peoples and organizations around the world working to stop social and ecological devastation and rebuild a just… Read More

Will Increasing Use of GMOs Lead To More Bodily Injury Claims?

Here’s a less commonly seen legal perspective on the GMO debate from Dean Seman and Richard Ranieri with The Legal Intelligencer. Will GMOs and herbicides be at the root of the next crop of bodily injury claims? While… Read More

Stealth legislation on GE Trees in New Zealand?

The government of New Zealand are being accused of legislating by stealth by tearing down local protections that prohibit GMOs and GE Trees. The proposed National Environment Standard on Plantation Forestry (NES-PF) would loosen restrictions on genetically modified pine… Read More