Brazil Groups Denounce Industrial Forestry on Opening Day of IUFRO World Congress

Caption: “Eucalyptus Plantations are not Forests” banner at MST Camp, Espirito Santo Brazil (2005) Photo: Anne Petermann Note: The following introduction was written to launch the open letter the the IUFRO World Congress attached below it (in English,… Read More

URGENT Sign On to STOP Industrial Tree Plantations & Violence in Brazil by 26 Sept

September 21st is the International Day Against Tree Plantations (Sign on by 26 September!) Sign your group onto the letter denouncing tree plantations to the IUFRO World Congress (International Union of Forest Research Organizations) World Rainforest Movement, which… Read More

Join The Resurgence! Register Today to Build Strategies for Forests and Climate Justice

Global Justice Ecology Project is co-convening The Resurgence: 2019 North American Forest & Climate Movement Convergence from October 11 to 14 in Southern Illinois near Carbondale  – that will culminate on Indigenous Peoples’ Day.  It is less than… Read More

Global Campaign Highlights Worldwide Rejection of Genetically Engineered Trees ahead of Int’l Tree Biotech Conf. in North Carolina

    Traducción al Español Tradução para o Português For Immediate Release, 20 June 2019 Global Campaign Highlights Worldwide Rejection of GE Trees ahead of IUFRO 2019 Tree Biotechnology Conference in North Carolina The social and ecological dangers… 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

Watch: Friends and Allies Celebrate GJEP’s 15th Annivesary

The video below offers personal one-minute testimonials from friends and allies of GJEP describing our 15 years of exposing the intertwined root causes of social injustice, ecological destruction, and economic domination. Celebrate GJEP’s anniversary with a gift in… Read More

EARTH WATCH RADIO: Jeff Conant of Friends of the Earth on Greenwashing of Palm Oil Industry

This week’s Earth Watch guest is Jeff Conant of Friends of the Earth (FOA). Conant and Sojourner Truth host Margaret Prescod discuss the greenwashing of the palm oil industry. Friends of the Earth and World Rainforest Movement co-authored… Read More

GJEP Summer Update: News and Celebration

Global Justice Ecology Project has a lot of exciting news and upcoming events to share. First and foremost, this September 14-15, GJEP celebrates its 15th Anniversary. The two-day party includes the opening for a new exhibit at our ¡Buen Vivir! Gallery… Read More

Women Demand Oil Palm Companies Stop Violence and Give Back Community Land

See more on women and plantations in the WRM Bulletin. On 8 March, International Women’s Day, hundreds of organizations and individuals demand an end to the violence against women living in and around large-scale oil palm plantations expansion…. Read More

Tree Biotech Conference Disrupted Amidst Week of Protest

For Immediate Release   Concepción, Chile – Yesterday, the International Union of Forest Research Organizations (IUFRO) 2017 Tree Biotechnology Conference was forced to cancel its field trip to the University of Concepción’s Center for Biotechnology amidst protests on campus… Read More