Brazil Groups Denounce Industrial Forestry on Opening Day of IUFRO World Congress

Caption: “Eucalyptus Plantations are not Forests” banner at MST Camp, Espirito Santo Brazil (2005) Photo: Anne Petermann Note: The following introduction was written to launch the open letter the the IUFRO World Congress attached below it (in English,… Read More

GJEP on Redacted Tonight: Lee Camp Interviews ED Anne Petermann about radical solutions to climate change

Watch this interview with GJEP Exec Director Anne Petermann on Redacted Tonight with Lee Camp on RT  She addresses the deforestation crisis, false solutions to climate change being pushed that use forests and displace forest dependent peoples, and… Read More

KPFK Special One-Hour Show on Forest & Climate Crisis and Upcoming Convergence

This one-hour special aired Wednesday 25 September on the nationally syndicated Sojourner Truth show on Pacifica’s flagship KPFK station in Los Angeles.  The show featured GJEP Executive Director Anne Petermann, Bay Area Coalition for Headwaters Director Karen Pickett… Read More

URGENT Sign On to STOP Industrial Tree Plantations & Violence in Brazil by 26 Sept

September 21st is the International Day Against Tree Plantations (Sign on by 26 September!) Sign your group onto the letter denouncing tree plantations to the IUFRO World Congress (International Union of Forest Research Organizations) World Rainforest Movement, which… Read More

Join The Resurgence! Register Today to Build Strategies for Forests and Climate Justice

Global Justice Ecology Project is co-convening The Resurgence: 2019 North American Forest & Climate Movement Convergence from October 11 to 14 in Southern Illinois near Carbondale  – that will culminate on Indigenous Peoples’ Day.  It is less than… Read More

Interview with Exec Dir. Anne Petermann on Climate Change, Deforestation and the Need to Rise Up

This interview took place earlier this month with Eleanor Goldfield for her Act Out program on Free Speech TV.  The program went live today. We discussed the global links between deforestation, climate change and capitalism and the need… Read More

Earth Minute: Plastics Ban or Ban on All Disposables?

Earth Minute: 12 June 2019 by Anne Petermann GJEP partners with the Sojourner Truth show on KPFK Pacifica Radio, Los Angeles for a weekly Earth Minute every Wednesday and an Earth Watch interview on Thursdays. On June 10th,… Read More

Hurricane Mitch, Climate Change and Assassination 20 Years On

Special Photo Essay on PhotoLanglle.org commemorates Findings of February 1999 Environmental Justice Delegation that Followed Hurricane Mitch From the Photo Essay: The following article was published twenty years ago in ACERCA NOTES when I was the coordinator of… Read More

Support for Livestock Sector is Subsidising Forest Destruction

GLOBAL FOREST COALITION – Aichi Target 3 of the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) states that subsidies and incentives that are harmful to biodiversity must be phased out or reformed by 2020. With discussions on the elimination of… Read More

Deforestation Driver of Hottest Day Temperatures Increase Across North America, Europe

The average hottest day of the year in Europe, North America and Asia has been made significantly more intense as a result of deforestation since the start of the industrial revolution, a study finds.   By Daisy Dunne… Read More