5 May 2020 Daily Digest of COVID-19 News and Analysis

CORONAVIRUS NOTES #5: FSC AUSTRALIA’S SHAMEFUL ROLL IN PROMOTING LOGGING AS AN “ESSENTIAL SERVICE” (5 MAY 2020) REDD-Monitor: Australia suffered devastating fires between September 2019 and February 2020. About 7.4 million hectares of forest was burned, mainly in… Read More

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

FROM MUTUAL AID TO DUAL POWER IN THE STATE OF EMERGENCY (22 March 2020) Roar: With the shutdown of businesses, schools and countless other institutions, millions of people are facing loss of income, housing and access to basic… 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: First Nations Elder Matthew Mukash On Coronavirus

Cree women tanning hide, Whapmagoostui, Cree Territory (Canada) in 1993. Photo: Langelle/GJEP Matthew Mukash, elder was born in 1951 on the land in Eeyou Istchee, the traditional Cree territory in northern Quebec. He is known for his extensive work to… Read More

Earth Watch: Molly Jane On Unis’ot’en Land Protection

6 June 2019: On this week’s Earth Watch segment, Unist’ot’en supporter Molly Jane was interviewed by Sojourner Truth show host Margaret Prescod about the ongoing Unist’ot’en encampment to defend unceded First Nations land from resource exploitation. Global Justice… Read More