LISTEN: Earth Watch Guest Tabitha Tripp of Heartwood

This week’s Earth Watch guest on the Sojourner Truth Radio Show was Tabitha Tripp, an advocate for public lands opposed to mismanagement and industrialization of state and public forests. She is currently on the Board of SAFE, (Southern… Read More

Trump Won’t Drain The Swamp or Protect our Water

Washington, DC — The Trump effort to slash the scope of Clean Water Act protections is unprecedented, underhanded, and unsupported by a factual record, according to public comments filed today by Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER). The… Read More

Tribe: Trump’s ‘Utterly Alarming’ DAPL Order Would Violate Law

Originally published at   The Standing Rock Sioux has responded to President Donald Trump’s executive order to push through the long-contested Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL), calling the memorandum “utterly alarming” and warning that following through with it… Read More

LISTEN: PEER’S Jeff Ruch on the Sojourner Truth Radio Show

This week’s Earth Watch guest on the Sojourner Truth Radio show was PEER executive director Jeff Ruch. Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER) is a national alliance of local state and federal resource professionals. Ruch and show host… Read More

Demand a Stop to Attacks on Women and Wildlife

Via Center for Biological Diversity Donald Trump’s first executive action after the historic Women’s March was to reinstate the global gag rule, restricting access to reproductive healthcare and putting women’s lives at risk. This response to the millions… Read More

Taking on President Donald Trump and his Swamp Creatures

With TV billionaire Donald Trump now officially sworn in as the leader of the free world, we are reminded of the statement GJEP released after his election in November. Donald Trump and the new Republican held Congress will… Read More

Will Donald Trump Impact Future of Genetically Engineered Trees?

After Six Years USDA, GE Tree Company ArborGen Fail to Launch GE Eucalyptus  New York (12 January 2017) – Tuesday, 17 January 2017, the eve of the new Trump Presidency, will mark six years since genetically engineered tree (GE)… Read More

Don’t Mourn, Organize!

Dear GJEP Friends and Family, While surprised by the turn of the election last night, I was not shocked.  Horrified, but not shocked. The pundits had all but declared Hillary the winner in the days leading up to… Read More