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The True Costs of Hydro Quebec

The True Costs of Hydro Quebec

Note: Thirty years ago, in 1991, GJEP Co-founders Anne Petermann and Orin Langelle joined the Vermont coalition effort to stop the megadam-age caused by Hydro Quebec's plans to dam up all of the major rivers running into James Bay.  This included a 1993 documentary...

Earth Watch: Anne Petermann On False Climate Solutions

Anne Petermann is the Executive Director of Global Justice Ecology Project. She has been working on issues related to protecting forests and defending the rights of Indigenous peoples since 1990 and co-founded the first global campaign against genetically engineered...

Earth Minute: Genetically Modified Salmon 2021

Sojourner Truth with Margaret Prescod · Earth Minute: Genetically Modified Salmon 2021 The world’s first genetically modified animal has been harvested by the biotech company Aquabounty at their aquaculture farm in Indiana. Aquabounty’s genetically modified Atlantic...

June 2021 Update From Global Justice Ecology Project

Global Justice Ecology Project  June Update Please support GJEP’s work to protect forests, advance climate justice & build alliances for systemic change! ¡Aziz Choudry Presente! We at GJEP got the shocking news that our close friend and comrade Aziz Choudry, a...

Agribusiness’s New Weapon — Fire

Agribusiness’s new weapon — fire: how peoples and communities are being driven out of their own land GRAIN 18 May 2021 Over the past two years, the agribusiness industry in Brazil has been setting forests alight. This practice has led to fires ravaging ecosystems that...

GJEP Founding Board Member Aziz Choudry 1966-2021

Aziz Choudry in Quebec City, 2007.  Photo: Orin Langelle / photolangelle.org We at GJEP got the shocking news yesterday that our close friend and comrade Aziz Choudry, a founding member of GJEP's Board of Directors, passed away on Wednesday at his home in Johannesburg...

¡Judi Bari, presente!

¡Judi Bari, presente!

On 24 May 1990, in Oakland, California, Judi Bari’s car was blown up by a pipe bomb placed under her seat. While still in critical condition with a shattered pelvis and other major injuries, Bari was arrested by the FBI for allegedly transporting explosives. It is...

Madre de Dios Amazon REDD Project

Madre de Dios Amazon REDD Project

Madre de Dios Amazon REDD Project: EasyJet’s phantom carbon credits are generated by logging the forest By Chris Lang 14 May 2021 “It’s a scam. Neither planting trees nor avoiding deforestation will make a flight carbon neutral.” That’s Britaldo Silveira Soares-Filho,...

May 2021 Update From Global Justice Ecology Project

Global Justice Ecology Project  May Update Please support GJEP’s work to protect forests, advance climate justice & build alliances for systemic change! Photo of the Month About Place Journal May 1 issue: Geographies of Justice features photos by Orin Langelle In...