Earth Minute: COVID-19 & Forests

Soy plantation in Paraguay.  Photo: Langelle/GJEP Fifty percent of the deforestation in eastern Paraguay is caused by the conversion of forests to soy monocultures. In the Chaco region, home to uncontacted Ayoreo tribes, most of the deforestation is… Read More

Earth Minute: International Women’s Day 2020

Women’s March, Temuco, Chile November 2019 Photo: Petermann/ GJEP  

Earth Minute: Throw-Away World

Clearcut in the Shawnee National Forest during songbird mating season, May, 2019 Photo: Langelle  

Earth Minute: Jet Blue Carbon Offsets

Photo courtesy: World Rainforest Movement, Bulletin 247   The Washington Post recently published an article that “Jet Blue plans to go completely carbon neutral on all U.S. Flights.” While this sounds like a delightful and guilt-free way to… Read More

Earth Minute: Zapatista Women Who Fight

Chilean Uprising. Photo: Langelle

Earth Minute: Chile and COP 25

Slider photo of Volcan Villarrica shot from Parque Nacional Huerquehue, Chile    photo: Langelle Listen to GJEP Executive Director Anne Petermann talk about COP 25 and recent events in Chile:

Earth Minute: Global Climate Strike

This week’s Earth Minute talks about the Climate Strike and the history of the strike.

Earth Minute: Global Tree Restoration Potential

Earth Minute: Global Tree Restoration Potential This week GJEP Executive Director Anne Petermann takes a close look at the hidden threats and unanswered questions in the Global Tree Restoration Potential–a new study published in Science that examines the… Read More

Earth Minute: IUFRO Conference 2019

This week’s Earth Minute features Ruddy Turnstone of GJEP and the Campaign to STOP GE Trees reporting from the 2019 IUFRO Tree Biotechnology Conference in Raleigh, NC about the promotion of CRISPR, an extreme genetic engineering technology, to… Read More