Earth Minute: Genetically Modified Mosquitoes

Sojourner Truth with Margaret Prescod · Earth Minute: Genetically Modified Mosquitoes The plan to release genetically modified mosquitoes in the Florida Keys has been temporarily postponed. In May, the EPA approved the experimental release of genetically modified mosquitoes… Read More

Earth Watch: Carol Kobliski On The Impact Of Hydropower

Manitoba megadam. Photo: Rita Monias/NAMRA Carol Kobliski has lived with her family in Nisichawayasihk (Nelson House) her whole life. Carol is a survivor of the Churchill River Diversion project which has heavily impacted her family. As a child… Read More

Earth Minute: Genetically Engineered Bees

Sojourner Truth with Margaret Prescod · Earth Minute: Genetically Engineered Bees Researchers at the University of Texas have genetically engineered bacteria found in the guts of honey bees with synthetic genes to supposedly enhance pollination effectiveness. If these… Read More

Earth Minute: Atlantic Coast Pipeline

Residents of Union Hill, VA review the names of those interred at a recently uncovered slave and freedman cemetery, on top of which the ACP compressor station was planned to built.  Photo: photolangelle.org After six long years, this… Read More

Earth Minute: The Trillion Tree Planting Scheme, A Particular Kind of Lunacy

Photo courtesy of World Rainforest Movement A new piece in Rolling Stone lambastes the notion that we will solve the climate crisis merely by planting a trillion new trees. Many of these trillion new trees would take the… Read More

Earth Minute: Illegal Logging & Genocide During COVID-19

Photo courtesy of World Rainforest Movement The Coronavirus is enabling a mass increase in logging globally, as criminal groups and illegal loggers take advantage of the disruptions associated with the pandemic. In the month of March, more than… Read More

Earth Minute: Genetically Engineered American Chestnut Trees

Photo: Langelle/GJEP The USDA is expected to soon make public a proposal to legalize widespread planting of the first ever genetically engineered tree—an American Chestnut– into wild forests, and the stakes couldn’t be higher.  Forests make life on… Read More

Earth Minute: Wampanoag Resistance, Past & Present

Photo: By John Phelan – Own work, CC BY-SA 3.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=23285330 Earth Minute 5/13/20 Mashpee Wamanoag Update The Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe of Cape Cod, is one of two remaining federally recognized tribes of Wampanoag people in Massachusetts. There were 69 tribes when English colonists… Read More

Earth Watch: Klee Benally On Indigenous Mutual Aid

Photo Courtesy of Klee Benally Klee is a Diné musician, traditional dancer, artist, filmmaker, & Indigenous anarchist. Klee is originally from Black Mesa and has worked nearly all of his life at the front lines in struggles to… Read More

Earth Minute: Lessons From The 50th Anniversary Of Kent State

Photo courtesy of S. Brian Wilson   S. Brian Wilson is a U.S. American Vietnam veteran, peace activist, and trained attorney.     Monday, May 4th was the 50th Anniversary of the Kent State massacre, where National Guardsmen… Read More