Earth Watch: BJ McManama of Indigenous Environmental Network on Upcoming Forest & Climate Convergence

BJ McManama, from the Indigenous Environmental Network was interviewed about The Resurgence: 2019 North American Forest & Climate Movement Convergence on The Sojourner Truth Show, syndicated nationally on the Pacifica network. This was the first national announcement for… Read More

Orin Langelle WDBX Interview on Photojournalism and Activism

GJEP co-Founder Orin Langelle was interviewed on the “Greenhouse Rebellion” program on WDBX community radio prior to a public presentation of his photo collection “Portraits of Struggle” at Southern Illinois University in Carbondale on 19 March 2019. A protester… Read More

GJEP’s Orin Langelle on the Front Page of Southern Illinois’ Largest Newspaper

Two activists bury themselves up to their necks to block a logging road near the Fairview timber sale area of the Shawnee National Forest, in Southern Illinois, around 1990. Orin Langelle/Global Justice Ecology Project GJEP Co-Founder Orin Langelle… Read More

Activist Working to Stop Eucalyptus Plantations in Brazil Tortured and Murdered

Environmental and human rights activist, Rosane Santiago Silveira tortured and murdered in Brazil Source: Rede Brasil Atual 13 February 2019 Environmental and human rights activist, Rosane Santiago Silveira was brutally tortured and murdered in the city of Nova… Read More

Earth Minute: Dam Collapse in Brazil Exposes Dangers of Bolsonaro Deregulation Plans

GJEP Executive Director Anne Petermann discussed Brazil in her Earth Minute segment this week.  GJEP partners with the Sojourner Truth show for a weekly Earth Minute on Wednesdays and an Earth Watch interview segment on Thursdays. This week… Read More

SPOTLIGHT ON GJEP’S GLOBAL JUSTICE MEDIA PROGRAM

This post showcases two components of our Global Justice Media Program: Langelle Photography, which has its own website at photolangelle.org; and our partnership with the Sojourner Truth radio show on KPFK Pacifica radio Los Angeles, hosted by civil rights… Read More

B.S. Alert: The Katowice Declaration on Forests for Climate

CHRIS LANGREDD-MONITOR.ORG Before the UN climate meeting started in Katowice last week, the Polish government put out a statement about its presidency of COP24. Predictably, the Polish government’s statement makes no mention of the necessity of keeping fossil… Read More

Gentrification and Displacements = Land Grabs

Buffalo, NY’s Anti-Gentrification Summit: land grabs & climate change connections Post and photo by Orin Langelle See original post at Photolangelle.org On 17 November 2018, the OUR CITY coalition presented the Second Annual Anti-Gentrification Summit and said it… Read More

Photo of the Month: 25th anniversary of 1st North American Temperate Forest Conference & preview of 2019 Forest Convergence

“People have to think more holistically about their actions. Everything comes down to ‘how much money can I make from this.’ Until this changes, all this talk of environmental protection is bullshit.” Cree Helen Atkinson in Whapmagoostui, Québec, Canada… Read More

Dead End Road: The False Promises of Biofuels

Our partner organization, Biofuelwatch, has published its new in-depth report, “Dead End Road” on cellulosic biofuels, with an in-depth look at each of the commercial-scale facilities worldwide claimed to have been commissioned or operational since 2010. See this Executive… Read More