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Industrial Tree Plantations

Earth Watch: Phillip Owen on South African Deforestation

Earth Watch: Phillip Owen on South African Deforestation

Philip Owen is an environmental activist and founding member of GeaSphere, a nonprofit organization registered in South Africa. For more than two decades, GeaSphere has been raising awareness regarding the environmental and social impacts of large scale industrial...

Earth Watch: Ivonne Yanez On Industrial Tree Monocultures

Earth Watch: Ivonne Yanez On Industrial Tree Monocultures

Earth Watch: Ivonne Yanez On Industrial Tree Monocultures Ivonne Yanez is an Ecuadorian environmentalist and founder member of Acción Ecológica in Ecuador and Oilwatch international. She has been working for more than 20 years on climate change issues and more...

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...