Earth Minute: California Wildfires

Sojourner Truth with Margaret Prescod · Earth Minute: California Wildfires Extreme wildfires are exploding in California, destroying hundreds of thousands of acres in the Bay Area and around Northern California, threatening old-growth redwood trees and forests. In California,… Read More

22 May is the International Day for Biological Diversity

Resisting Geoengineering and Other False Solutions on International Day for Biological Diversity Geoengineering Monitor 19 May 2020 Coraina de la Plaza, GFC, Spain May 22nd is International Day for Biological Diversity, and the theme chosen by the United… Read More

19 May 2020 Daily Digest of COVID-19 News and Analysis

JESSE JACKSON: ‘THE GATED COMMUNITY DOES NOT PROTECT YOU FROM THE PANDEMIC’ (18 MAY 2020) The Guardian: The Rev Jesse Jackson was born in the racially segregated south when Franklin Roosevelt occupied the White House and war raged in… Read More

27 April 2020 Daily Digest of COVID-19 News and Analysis

AGRICULTURAL WORKERS HAVE STRUGGLED FOR DECADES. THEY NEED COVID-19 RELIEF NOW (23 APRIL 2020) Truthout: My grandfather, who was a dairy farmer all his life, cried when he dumped his milk. It’s downright painful to watch your hard… Read More

16 April 2020 Daily Digest of COVID-19 News and Analysis

PANDEMIC EXPOSES NAVAJO NATION’S WATER ACCESS CRISIS AND HEALTH DISPARITIES (15 April 2020) Truthout: As the COVID-19 death toll continues to rise in the U.S., fear is mounting that the spread of the virus could devastate tribal communities…. Read More

Antartica Records Unprecedented Heatwave

Antarctica: what it means when the coldest place on Earth records an unprecedented heatwave The Guardian 30 Mar 2020 Dana M Bergstrom, Andrew Klekociuk, Diana King and Sharon Robinson for the Conversation While the world rightfully focuses on… Read More

The Guardian: Nature’s Message Behind Coronavirus

Coronavirus: ‘Nature is sending us a message’, says UN environment chief The Guardian 25 Mar 2020 Damian Carrington Nature is sending us a message with the coronavirus pandemic and the ongoing climate crisis, according to the UN’s environment… Read More

The COVID-19 Pandemic Is a Crisis of Capitalism

Photo: Langelle/GJEP TRUTHOUT 20 March 2020 Khadijah Kanji In a world in which the majority of human suffering is perpetrated by a small minority against the vast majority, a small silver-lining of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic is that… Read More

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

CounterPunch: New Deal For Nature

Rodolphe Barrangou reveals the nightmare of his CRISPR world. photo: Langelle/GJEP Trees to Solve the World’s Problems? From Genetically Engineered Trees for the Bioeconomy – to the Trillion Tree Proposal and Business for Nature Traducción al Español Tradução… Read More