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Industrial Tree Plantations

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 home to...

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 roots of the biodiversity and climate crises, support...

Chile Uprising for Land & Freedom

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...

International Day of Rural Women

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 to stop the toxic and deadly...

October Update From Global Justice Ecology Project

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 of...

Earth Minute: Monoculture Tree Plantations

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...