Earth Minute: The Racism and Colonialism of Big Conservation Groups

On this week’s Earth Minute, GJEP Executive Director Anne Petermann discusses the inherent racism and colonialism of big conservation groups promote the idea that “nature” should be separated from humans. Transcript of the Earth Minute: Protecting forests is… Read More

From World Rainforest Movement: The Conservation Industry: a for-profit sector?

From the article: “It seems that conservation and developmental projects (mega dams, mines, fossil fuel extraction, industrial monocultures, etc.) are, in a way, two sides of the same coin. Top-down impositions over communal territories determined by outsiders, and… Read More

GJEP Statement: Virginia Governor Ralph Northam’s Racism Could be Deadly

Global Justice Ecology Project released this statement today regarding Governor Ralph Northam (D-Va.) and the racist photographs that recently surfaced. Governor Northam has been denounced and asked to resign by other politicians and citizens.

EARTH WATCH RADIO: Native American Activist Corine Fairbanks on Racism, Colonialism and Climate

This week’s Earth Watch guest on the Sojourner Truth Radio Show is Corine Fairbanks. Fairbanks is an Oglala Lakota writer, educator and activist. She is a spokesperson for Native American rights and has been involved in protests and actions against ICE…. Read More

UN Expert Urges Guatemala to End Structural Racism Against Indigenous People

By Heather Gies Originally published at TowardFreedom.org   Two indigenous leaders were killed in Guatemala in the final two days of a United Nation expert’s visit to the country, soberly underlining her call for the state to overhaul… Read More

White People Must Destroy White Supremacy

Ron Jacobs is a friend to GJEP Co-founders Orin Langelle and Anne Petermann. He was part of and studies the movements of the 60s and 70s and is the author of Daydream Sunset: Sixties Counterculture in the Seventies. In this Counterpunch… Read More