Vandana Shiva on Ecology & Coronavirus

Ecological Reflections on the Coronavirus Medium 23 Mar 2020 Dr. Vandana Shiva The planet’s health and our health are non-separable . As Dr. King reminded us, “We are caught in an inescapable network of mutuality, tied in a… Read More

The COVID-19 Crisis and Indigenous Peoples

Indigenous man. Espirito Santo, Brazil, November 2005.  Tupinikim and Guaraní peoples cut down a plantation of eucalyptus trees owned by Aracruz Celulose to rebuild this village in its traditional location. The village had been forcibly removed to make… Read More

Earth Minute: COVID-19 & Forests

Soy plantation in Paraguay.  Photo: Langelle/GJEP Fifty percent of the deforestation in eastern Paraguay is caused by the conversion of forests to soy monocultures. In the Chaco region, home to uncontacted Ayoreo tribes, most of the deforestation is… Read More

The Daily Orange: Genetically Engineered Trees A Risk To Environment

The newspaper of the State University of NY (SUNY) at Syracuse is The Daily Orange.  SUNY Syracuse’s – Environmental Science and Forestry College is home to the American Chestnut Research and Restoration Project, which is developing genetically engineered chestnut trees… Read More

Fires Lead To Red Alert In Chile

Photo: Salvaged bed frame during Chile’s 2017 devastating fires. Photo: Langelle The Lumaco district of Chile is dominated by Mapuche communities, 60% of which live in poverty due to the theft of their land for industrial tree plantations… Read More

Earth Watch: Part 1: Cam Walker On Australia Fires & Their Impact

Burned eucalyptus trees, Chile.  As in Australia, a combination of heat wave and drought contributed to the worst wildfires in Chile’s history over the 2016-2017 fire season.  Photo: photolangelle.org (2017)   Cam Walker is the campaigns coordinator for… Read More

Video: Statement to COP25 from Mapuche & Others in Chile – No market-based “solutions”!

At the Mapuche land take over in the Liempi Colipi Community near Curacautín, Araucanía Region, Chile.  Photo: Langelle Para el video en español: https://globaljusticeecology.org/video-declaracion-a-la-cop25-de-comunidades-en-chile-no-a-las-soluciones-climaticas-naturales/ Over 23-30 November, Global Justice Ecology Project and Biofuelwatch filmed this series of short… Read More