Chile Cancels COP 25 Climate Summit Amidst Huge Popular Uprising Against Neoliberal Policies

Chile Cancels COP 25 Climate Summit Amidst Huge Popular Uprising Against Neoliberal Policies Caption: The passing of the Forest Ordinance 701 (Decreto Ley 701) in 1974, during the reign of General Augusto Pinochet, subsidized the expansion of tree plantations, giving away the National Forestry Corporation. This initiated the quick expansion of… Read More Global Justice Ecology Project Global Justice Ecology Project (GJEP) explores and exposes the intertwined root causes of social injustice, ecological destruction, and economic domination.

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Chilean People Rise Up: No More Neoliberalism and Dictatorship Laws!

Chilean People Rise Up: No More Neoliberalism and Dictatorship Laws! Caption: Industrial tree plantations of pine and eucalytpus, developed on land given away to timber companies under the Pinochet dictatorship, caught fire in 2017.  Combined with climate change-induced drought and heatwaves, these fires were the worst in Chile’s… Read More Global Justice Ecology Project Global Justice Ecology Project (GJEP) explores and exposes the intertwined root causes of social injustice, ecological destruction, and economic domination.

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Credibility of US Forest Service Challenged Ahead of National Activist Gathering in Shawnee National Forest

Credibility of US Forest Service Challenged Ahead of National Activist Gathering in Shawnee National Forest Clearcut in the Shawnee National Forest during songbird mating season, May, 2019 Photo: Langelle For Immediate Media Release         October 7, 2019 Contact: Steve Taylor,  steve (at) globaljusticeecology (dot) org Southern Illinois’ Paper of Record Questions the United States Forest… Read More Global Justice Ecology Project Global Justice Ecology Project (GJEP) explores and exposes the intertwined root causes of social injustice, ecological destruction, and economic domination.

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

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 Global Justice Ecology Project Global Justice Ecology Project (GJEP) explores and exposes the intertwined root causes of social injustice, ecological destruction, and economic domination.

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KPFK Special One-Hour Show on Forest & Climate Crisis and Upcoming Convergence

KPFK Special One-Hour Show on Forest & Climate Crisis and Upcoming Convergence This one-hour special aired Wednesday 25 September on the nationally syndicated Sojourner Truth show on Pacifica’s flagship KPFK station in Los Angeles.  The show featured GJEP Executive Director Anne Petermann, Bay Area Coalition for Headwaters Director Karen Pickett… Read More Global Justice Ecology Project Global Justice Ecology Project (GJEP) explores and exposes the intertwined root causes of social injustice, ecological destruction, and economic domination.

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GJEP on Redacted Tonight: Lee Camp Interviews ED Anne Petermann about radical solutions to climate change

GJEP on Redacted Tonight: Lee Camp Interviews ED Anne Petermann about radical solutions to climate change Watch this interview with GJEP Exec Director Anne Petermann on Redacted Tonight with Lee Camp on RT  She addresses the deforestation crisis, false solutions to climate change being pushed that use forests and displace forest dependent peoples, and… Read More Global Justice Ecology Project Global Justice Ecology Project (GJEP) explores and exposes the intertwined root causes of social injustice, ecological destruction, and economic domination.

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URGENT Sign On to STOP Industrial Tree Plantations & Violence in Brazil by 19 Sept

URGENT Sign On to STOP Industrial Tree Plantations & Violence in Brazil by 19 Sept September 21st is the International Day Against Tree Plantations (Sign on by 19 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 Global Justice Ecology Project Global Justice Ecology Project (GJEP) explores and exposes the intertwined root causes of social injustice, ecological destruction, and economic domination.

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GJEP’s Orin Langelle to Exhibit Portraits of Struggle at Upcoming Forest & Climate Convergence

GJEP’s Orin Langelle to Exhibit Portraits of Struggle at Upcoming Forest & Climate Convergence Judi Bari, Center, Walks with Support of Two Friends (1994) (read full caption at bottom of post) Press Release For Immediate Release September 17, 2019 Contact: Steve Taylor +1.314.210.1322 steve@globaljusticeecology.org Photographer Orin Langelle announced that his work will… Read More Global Justice Ecology Project Global Justice Ecology Project (GJEP) explores and exposes the intertwined root causes of social injustice, ecological destruction, and economic domination.

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

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 Justice Ecology Project Global Justice Ecology Project (GJEP) explores and exposes the intertwined root causes of social injustice, ecological destruction, and economic domination.

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Occupation and Uprising in the Shawnee National Forest

Occupation and Uprising in the Shawnee National Forest On his 30th birthday, John Wallace is removed from a logging skidder with a blowtorch after he locked his neck to the machine to stop logging in the Shawnee National Forest.  Photo: Langelle (1990) Note: With this article,… Read More Global Justice Ecology Project Global Justice Ecology Project (GJEP) explores and exposes the intertwined root causes of social injustice, ecological destruction, and economic domination.

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