LISTEN: Deforestation Spikes in Brazil

This week’s Earth Watch guest is Christian Poirier of Amazon Watch. Earth Watch is a regular segment on the Sojourner Truth Radio Show, which airs on KPFK-FM in Los Angeles. From the Sojourner Truth Radio Show:  New threats… Read More

LISTEN: Pastor Paul on Battle Against Pipeline, Compressor Projects in Virginia

Union Hill Baptist Church’s Pastor Paul M. Wilson. The Pastor is organizing, along with Friends of Buckingham (County, VA), against the Atlantic Coast Pipeline and a 55,000 horsepower compressor station planned by Dominion Energy in the Union Hill… Read More

Earth Watch Radio: Arley Diaz of FANG Collective on Alliance to Mobilize the Resistance

This week’s Earth Watch guest is Arley Diaz of FANG Collective. FANG Collective recently began the AMOR project, which includes a hotline for people detaining or being harassed by ICE. Diaz is originally from Tongva land in so-called Los… Read More

LISTEN: The State of the Environment with Anne Petermann & Clayton Thomas-Müller

KPFK-FM’s Sojourner Truth Radio Show published a special episode over the holiday featuring a group interview between host Margaret Prescod and guests Anne Petermann of Global Justice Ecology Project and Clayton Thomas-Müller of 350.org. Topics discussed during the… Read More

Earth Watch: IBON International’s Tetet Lauron on COP23

Last week’s Earth Watch guest on the Sojourner Truth Radio show was Tetet Lauron, climate justice program manager for IBON International. Lauron was in Bonn, Germany for the COP23 Climate Talks. IBON’s goal is to contribute to building global mass movements… Read More

LISTEN: Ruddy Turnstone Talks Bayer-Monsanto Merger on Sojourner Truth Radio

This week’s Earth Watch guest on the Sojourner Truth Radio Show was GJEP’s own Ruddy Turnstone discussing the destructive history of the companies involved in the Bayer-Monsanto merger. Ruddy Turnstone is a GE trees campaigner for Global Justice… Read More

Earth Watch: Sherrie Andre, Standing Rock Medic

Image courtesy of Standing Rock Medic & Healer Council

This week’s Earth Watch guest on the Sojourner Truth Radio Show with Margaret Prescod was Sherrie Andre. Sherrie has just returned from her second visit to Standing Rock where she has worked for a cumulative 2 months as a medic… Read More

EARTH WATCH: Adam Macon of Dogwood Alliance

This week’s guest on the Earth Watch segment on the Sojourner Truth Radio Show was Adam Macon, campaign director at Dogwood Alliance. Dogwood is raising awareness about the manufacturing of United States southern forests into wood pellets that… Read More

Earth Watch: Elise Gerhart

KPFK radio’s Sojourner Truth radio show host Margaret Prescod recently interviewed environmental activist Elise Gerhart for the show’s weekly Earth Watch segment. Gerhart has spent days sitting in a tree on her family’s property, obstructing Sunoco work crews as they prepare for construction… Read More

LISTEN: Indonesia’s primeval and biodiversity-rich forests continue to face a devastating triple threat

Last week, Global Justice Ecology Project Executive Director Anne Petermann spoke about the illegal logging, wildfires and peatland forest destruction behind climate change in Indonesia on her weekly Earth Minute segment on KPFK radio’s Sojourner Truth show. TRANSCRIPT: Indonesia’s primeval… Read More