Washington Post: A story of slavery — and space

Note: GJEP has long worked in solidarity with Brazil’s Afro-Brazilian Quilombola people, fighting to protect their communities and their lands from industrial tree plantations planned to replace the native cerrado forest by Suzano, the timber company that is… Read More

Happy Holidays from GJEP! — Looking forward to 2021

All of us at Global Justice Ecology Project wish you and yours a peaceful and healthy holiday and New Year! Looking forward to 2021 GJEP is planning to continue to build our work to defend forests, address the… Read More

November 2020 Update From Global Justice Ecology Project

Global Justice Ecology Project  November Update Please support our work for social & ecological justice with a secure gift today! Campaign to STOP Genetically Engineered Trees GJEP coordinates the Campaign to STOP GE Trees, a national and international… Read More

Chile Uprising for Land & Freedom

After the popular uprising began in October the following two Indigenous Mapuche communities, Liempi Colipi and Quilape López, began an re-occupation of their territorial land in southern Chile.  Photolangelle.org https://photolangelle.org/2020/08/8375/ (2019) Chile Uprising for Land & Freedom “This… Read More

Release: Public Comment on Darling 58 American Chestnut Closes

For Immediate Release: 10/20/2020 Public Comment on Darling 58 American Chestnut Closes  Groups Across North America Oppose Release of Genetically Engineered Trees  New York- On Oct. 19th the initial public comment period by the United States Department of… Read More

International Day of Rural Women

Woman with the Organization of Rural Women Workers protests Monsanto’s GMO seeds during a march in Curitiba, Brazil.  Photo: Petermann (2006) Note: For decades, rural women around the world have been on the front lines of the battles… Read More

October Update From Global Justice Ecology Project

Global Justice Ecology Project October Newsletter Researchers want approval from the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) to use genetic engineering to alter our forests. Submit a comment today to tell the USDA to reject the unprecedented and dangerous release… Read More

Earth Minute: Monoculture Tree Plantations

Sojourner Truth with Margaret Prescod · Earth Minute: Monoculture Tree Plantations September 21st marked the 16th International Day Against Monoculture Tree Plantations, a day to celebrate resistance and demand development agencies stop promoting expansion of large-scale tree plantations…. Read More

Statement on International Day of Struggle Against Monoculture Tree Plantations

For Immediate Release – September 21, 2020 New York– September 21, 2020 marks the 16th International Day Against Monoculture Tree Plantations. The Day was created in 2004 by rural communities in Brazil in opposition to industrial monoculture tree plantations… Read More

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