Allentown First Friday Reception 11/6 for Langelle Photo Exhibit: The End of the Game – Revisted

GJEP’s ¡Buen Vivir! Gallery will host an Allentown First Friday reception on November 6th for Orin Langelle’s newest photo exhibit, The End of the Game–The Last Word From Paradise, Revisted  The reception will take place from 6-9 p.m. at… Read More

Why We Risked Arrest and Spent the Day in Jail in South Carolina to STOP GE Trees

Our Action Against ArborGen’s Secret Plans for Genetically Engineered Pine Trees   By Anne Petermann, Executive Director, Global Justice Ecology Project and Coordinator, International Campaign to STOP GE Trees Yesterday morning, Ruddy Turnstone and I were arrested in… Read More

Action Alert! Support the Protest Against GE Trees at ArborGen

Early Monday morning, activists from around the Southeast and as far north as Maine converged on the global headquarters of genetically engineered tree giant ArborGen to tell them in no uncertain terms that they must tear down the… Read More

EARTH WATCH: Ruddy Turnstone from the Campaign to STOP GE Trees

The Sept. 24 Earth Watch segment on the Sojourner Truth radio show featured an interview with Ruddy Turnstone. Turnstone is a GE trees campaigner for Global Justice Ecology Project, working to ban genetically engineered trees from commercialization globally. She has also been… Read More

“GE Trees Fall” Launches today with Action Camp in North Carolina

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Groups Organize GE Trees Fall Genetically Engineered Trees Action Camp and Organizing Tour Target Key Regions Threatened by GE Trees in the US Asheville, NC (24 September 2015)–As part of “GE Trees Fall,” activists from… Read More

Outcomes of the World Forestry Congress: The Same Old Industry S*%t

17 September 2015–by Anne Petermann, Executive Director, Global Justice Ecology Project & Coordinator of the Campaign to STOP GE Trees I am finally getting the chance to send out my analysis of the documents that came out of the… Read More

¡Ricardo Carrere Presente!

9 September 2015.  By Anne Petermann This morning my blog post is dedicated to Ricardo Carrere, former Coordinator of the World Rainforest Movement, who passed away in 2011.  I met Ricardo here in Durban at the founding of the… Read More

The True Cost of Tree Plantations

by Anne Petermann, 8 September 2015 Today was an emotional day here in Durban at CSAP, the alternative peoples’ conference planned in parallel to the timber industry-dominated World Forestry Congress. Winnie Overbeek, Executive Director of World Rainforest Movement… 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. 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