Record Numbers Of Activists Were Killed Last Year

Berta Cáceres, a Honduran environmental activist and winner of the prestigious Goldman Environmental Prize, was shot dead in 2016 over her opposition to a hydroelectric dam. Record 212 land and environment activists killed last year The Guardian 28… Read More

Immediate Action Needed to Save Brazil’s Amazon From Genocide

Photo courtesy of Earth Watch ‘We are on the eve of a genocide’: Brazil urged to save Amazon tribes from Covid-19 The Guardian 3 May 2020 Tom Phillips Brazil’s leaders must take immediate action to save the country’s… Read More

The Guardian: Missionaries Banned From Amazon Indigenous Reserve

Amazon River, Santarem, Brazil. Photo: courtesy of World Rainforest Movement Brazil: judge bans missionaries from indigenous reserve over Covid-19 fears The Guardian 17 April 2020 Dom Phillips A Brazilian judge has banned a group of Christian missionaries from… Read More

International Day of Peasant Struggle: Neoliberalism and COVID-19 Impacts in Ecuador and Brazil

Maranhao, Brazil 2016 Photo: Petermann Note: We have been hearing very little about how COVID-19 is impacting countries in the Global South.  US news media is tunnel visioned on the chaos expanding in the US, meanwhile this is… Read More

The Guardian: Chilean Women To March In Protest Again

On 25 November 2019 Global Justice Ecology Project’s Anne Petermann and Orin Langelle documented street protests, including women in Temuco, Chile marching against violence toward women. For GJEP’s complete coverage on the chilean uprising visit Chile Uprising News…. Read More

Video “El Violador Eres Tu!” The Rapist is you! Chile Women’s Protest denounces Police

Women in Temuco, Chile denounce police violence against women (25 Nov 2019).  Photo: Langelle / photolangelle.org Chilean anti-rape anthem “El Violador en tu Camino” becomes international feminist phenomenon ‘A Rapist in Your Path’ performed by women at mass… Read More

Throwing Nature Under the Bus: GMO Bees and Robo-bees

Via GMWatch.org “Robotic bees could pollinate plants in case of insect apocalypse”, ran a recent Guardian headline reporting how Dutch scientists “believe they will be able to create swarms of bee-like drones to pollinate plants when the real-life insects have… Read More

Ecological Annihilation vs. The Battle to Save Last Pockets of Biodiversity

The Sixth Great Extinction and the Fight to Save the Ancient Bialowieza Forest in Poland   BY ANNE PETERMANN In this Guardian article Earth’s Sixth Mass Extinction Event Under Way, Scientists Warn, and associated video, a recent study… Read More

The Dirty History of Corporate Greenwashing

Bruce Watson with the Guardian takes a look back at the evolution of greenwashing in a recent piece. He looks back to when the term emerged in the 1980s, and spotlights some of the biggest “hit” commercials offered… Read More

Could Britain Open The Doors to GE Trees in Europe?

TheGuardian.com recently published, “With 90% of the UK’s ash trees about to be wiped out, could GM be the answer?” featuring quotes from GJEP director Anne Petermann on the “unpredictable effects” genetically engineered trees could have on forest ecosystems if… Read More