Earth Watch: Joye Braun On Dakota Access Pipeline Shutdown

Joye Braun is a member of the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe, a wife, mother and grandmother. Braun was the first camper at Standing Rock and stayed until forced eviction in February 2017 spending 10 months on the hround.She’s… Read More

Earth Watch: Dr. Lauren Gifford On Forest Carbon Offsets & Peru’s Alto Mayo Forest

Dr. Lauren Gifford is a human-environment geographer exploring the intersections of global climate change policy, conservation, markets and justice. Her work asks how, and by whom, climate and conservation policies are enacted. She teaches at the University of… Read More

Earth Watch: Chris Phillips On Filming Impacted Communities

Christopher Phillips is a filmmaker, community servant, and strategist forming Maverick Media Group, a media production company that focuses on film, television, and branding with creative content. The self-taught filmmaker used his gifts to transform audiences and ignite… Read More

Earth Watch: Rob Faux On Dicamba Herbicide Court Ruling

Dicamba-resistant crops pose serious threat to human and environmental health Photo courtesy of Center for Food Safety Rob Faux is the Communications Associate in Iowa for the Pesticide Action Network. Rob is also a farmer, operating a diversified vegetable and poultry… Read More

Earth Watch: Amy Kober On Water Contamination & COVID-19

Photo courtesy of American Rivers Amy Kober is the Vice President for Communications at American Rivers, a national river conservation organization. She has led successful communications campaigns for high-profile river restoration, protection and clean water priorities, and directs… Read More

Earth Watch: Ruddy Turnstone On Florida Prisons & COVID-19

Photo courtesy of june11.noblogs.org Ruddy Turnstone is a community organizer working towards prison abolition and decarceration as a steering committee member of the COVID-19 Hotline for Incarcerated People (CHIP). Only a month old, the all-volunteer run hotline has documented almost… Read More

Earth Watch: Mutual Aid Amid Government Failure With Eleanor Goldfield

Photo courtesy of Eleanor Goldfield Eleanor Goldfield is a creative activist and journalist. Her work focuses on radical and censored issues via photo, video and written journalism, as well as artistic mediums including music, poetry and visual art. She is the… Read More

Earth Watch: Soren Ambrose on April 2000 Protests

People, not profit was a rallying cry. Above a mattress in the middle of an intersection and in the background yarn was strung in spider webs to prevent access to the meetings. Photo: Langelle/GJEP Soren Ambrose was one… Read More

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

U.S. TO LET NUCLEAR PLANTS DEFER REPAIRS, SCHEDULE LONGER SHIFTS (23 March 2020) Bloomberg: U.S. regulators are willing to let nuclear power plants defer some maintenance and inspections as the coronavirus threatens availability of workers. EARTH WATCH: FIRST… Read More

Earth Watch: Dr. Felicia Keesing On Biodiversity, Infectious Diseases & Coronavirus

Photo: The Keesing Lab Dr. Felicia Keesing, Distinguished Professor of the Sciences at Bard College in New York, U.S.A., received her Ph.D. in biology from the University of California at Berkeley. She studies the consequences of interactions among… Read More