Occupation and Uprising in the Shawnee National Forest

On his 30th birthday, John Wallace is removed from a logging skidder with a blowtorch after he locked his neck to the machine to stop logging in the Shawnee National Forest.  Photo: Langelle (1990) Note: With this article,… Read More

Orin Langelle WDBX Interview on Photojournalism and Activism

GJEP co-Founder Orin Langelle was interviewed on the “Greenhouse Rebellion” program on WDBX community radio prior to a public presentation of his photo collection “Portraits of Struggle” at Southern Illinois University in Carbondale on 19 March 2019. A protester… Read More

GJEP’s Orin Langelle on the Front Page of Southern Illinois’ Largest Newspaper

Two activists bury themselves up to their necks to block a logging road near the Fairview timber sale area of the Shawnee National Forest, in Southern Illinois, around 1990. Orin Langelle/Global Justice Ecology Project GJEP Co-Founder Orin Langelle… Read More

West Virginia: Retired Schoolteacher Blockades Mountain Valley Pipeline

Via Earth First! Newswire [Monroe County, WV] — On Tuesday, July 31st, a West Virginia grandmother halted construction of the Mountain Valley Pipeline (MVP) by blockading herself in a 1971 Ford Pinto elevated off the ground at a pipeline… Read More

Eco-Defenders Expose ICE Detention Center, Decry Environmental Injustice in Central America

A coalition of racial and ecological justice groups including Mijente, The American Indian Movement of Ohio, Earth First!, and the Columbus Sanctuary Collective came together with local migration justice activists to take over an ICE office and blockade… Read More

Remembering Earth First! Activist Judi Bari on Anniversary of 1990 Car Bombing

Judi Bari, Center, Walks with Support of Two Friends (1994). photo: Orin Langelle   On the anniversary of the 1990 car bombing and attempted frame up of activist Judi Bari, Global Justice Ecology Project co-founder, consultant and photographer Orin Langelle… Read More

Trump Attacks Sacred Sites By Lifting Protections From Bears Ears National Monument

Related article from Earth First! Journal: Utah: Thousands of People Take to the Streets for Second Time in Three Days to Protest Shrinking Of Bear Ears Monument   Salt Lake City, UT – On Dec. 1, during a brief visit… Read More

Company Behind DAPL Paid Mercenaries To Build Lawsuit Against Environmentalists

THE PRIVATE SECURITY firm TigerSwan, hired by Energy Transfer Partners to protect the controversial Dakota Access pipeline, was paid to gather information for what would become a sprawling conspiracy lawsuit accusing environmentalist groups of inciting the anti-pipeline protests in… Read More

Community Resistance Throwing Wrench in Pipeline Plans

By Skyler Simmons / Earth First! Newswire   In the past week the West Virginia Department of Environmental Quality announced that it is rescinding the water quality permit for the Mountain Valley Pipeline to be built through their state, while North… Read More

Long Term Resistance Camp To Fight Fracking And Pipelines In Ohio

After a three-day long action training conference near the Wayne National Forest in Ohio, organizers from multiple groups have launched a long-term resistance encampment to defend the Wayne National Forest from fracking and fracked gas pipelines.  The action… Read More