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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Trump White House Pushes to Let Minors Spray Brain-Damaging Pesticides on Farms

Trump White House Pushes to Let Minors Spray Brain-Damaging Pesticides on Farms WASHINGTON – The White House’s just-released list of planned environmental and public health rollbacks includes letting high-school-age kids spray brain-damaging pesticides on commercial farms. The plan would drop the age of workers permitted to spray restricted-use pesticides on crops from 18 to 16…. 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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EPA Watchdog: ‘Emergency’ Pesticide Approval Process Is Flawed

EPA Watchdog: ‘Emergency’ Pesticide Approval Process Is Flawed Pesticides Commonly Approved Without Demonstrated Safety WASHINGTON— The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Office of the Inspector General released a report finding that the agency’s practice of routinely granting “emergency” approval for use of pesticides across millions of acres does not… 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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