We Are ALL Mauna Kea: A Sustainable Earth Depends Upon an Indigenist Future

How would you feel if foreigners planned to steal your land to build an eighteen story, eight acre telescope on top your place of worship, burial sites, and water source?! The native re-awakening occurring now on Hawaii may be the single greatest hope for Earth, all her life and peoples. The #WeAreMaunaKea protectors teach us…… Continue reading We Are ALL Mauna Kea: A Sustainable Earth Depends Upon an Indigenist Future

VICTORY! Walker’s Proposed Wisconsin Great Lakes Mine Perched Above Lake Superior Defeated

The project’s collapse is a major blow to Governor Scott Walker’s anti-science environmental policies. The only question remaining is whether the governor must now return the $700,000 bribe paid by the out-of-state developers for its approval. March 1, 2015 Contact: Dr. Glen Barry “It shows that when Progressives and Greens unite Scott Walker can be…… Continue reading VICTORY! Walker’s Proposed Wisconsin Great Lakes Mine Perched Above Lake Superior Defeated

Ebola Is Ecosystem Collapse

The global environment is collapsing and dying under the weight of inequitable over-population and ecosystem loss. “We learn the meaning of enough and how to share or it is the end of being.” ― Dr. Glen Barry Deep ecology essay by Dr. Glen Barry, EcoInternet | MORE: Read about Love in the Time of Ebola…… Continue reading Ebola Is Ecosystem Collapse

VICTORY: Welcome Baby Steps by Greenpeace and FSC on Ending Old-Growth Forest Logging

Reflections upon having taken on Greenpeace and other lesser FSC old-growth logging apologists over their greenwash of old-growth forest logging and winning, and why 66% is the next 350. “First they ignore you, then they ridicule you, then they fight you, and then you win.” ― Mahatma Gandhi “All we ever wanted was for the…… Continue reading VICTORY: Welcome Baby Steps by Greenpeace and FSC on Ending Old-Growth Forest Logging

CONGRATULATE Forest Stewardship Council for 1st Baby Steps Ending Greenwash of Old-Growth Forest Logging

The Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) claims to certify the sustainability of forest management. Yet for two decades FSC with the support of major NGOs like WWF and Greenpeace have greenwashed industrial scale old-growth forest logging – across an area two times the size of Texas for throw away consumer items such as toilet paper and…… Continue reading CONGRATULATE Forest Stewardship Council for 1st Baby Steps Ending Greenwash of Old-Growth Forest Logging

New Science Suggests More Land-Based Ecosystems Lost than Biosphere Can Bear

An important scientific journal article published today finds that 66% of Earth’s land area must be maintained as natural and agro-ecological ecosystems to sustain a livable environment. Yet about 50% have already been lost, threatening global biosphere collapse. In describing the paper, author Dr. Glen Barry suggests the Ebola epidemic, California drought, and Middle East…… Continue reading New Science Suggests More Land-Based Ecosystems Lost than Biosphere Can Bear

ECOLOGICAL SCIENCE: Terrestrial Ecosystem Loss and Biosphere Collapse

Excerpt of manuscript accepted for publication mid-2014 by Management of Environmental Quality Abstract Planetary boundary science defines key thresholds in the Earth System’s biogeochemical conditions that precede ecosystem collapse and threaten human well-being. Terrestrial ecosystems enter into the nine originally defined planetary boundaries only indirectly, through boundaries such as biodiversity and land use. This study…… Continue reading ECOLOGICAL SCIENCE: Terrestrial Ecosystem Loss and Biosphere Collapse

CALL FOR PAPERS: Announcing Major Kerala, India Ecology Conference

Dr. Glen Barry of EcoInternet to serve as Academic Convener, and present on the global biodiversity, ecosystem and biosphere imperatives for biocentric land planning and strengthened legal protections for Kerala's Asian elephants – and their corridors, particularly the Sigur plateau – as an umbrella species for other ecological values. Dear forest protection colleagues, I am…… Continue reading CALL FOR PAPERS: Announcing Major Kerala, India Ecology Conference

RELEASE/VICTORY: Australian Timber Giant Gunns to End Old Growth Logging

Shows strength of Tasmanian, Australian and global forest protection movements, yet need firm dates for commitments, and assurances other bad forestry practices will not be embraced. First and foremost, as Gunns pulls out of the Forest Industries Association of Tasmania, these old-growth native forests that were to be industrially cleared must be protected, not sold…… Continue reading RELEASE/VICTORY: Australian Timber Giant Gunns to End Old Growth Logging

RELEASE/VICTORY: Vedanta Mine Plan on Sacred Tribal Mountain Halted by Indian Government

Vedanta's controversial bauxite mine on the Dongria Kondh's tribal land has been stopped, after four years of protests by local peoples supported by Survival International and a wide range of affinity campaigns, including most recently by EI's Earth Action Network. By Earth's Newsdesk, a project of EcoInternet (EI) CONTACT: Dr. Glen Barry, glenbarry@ecologicalinternet.org Controversial plans…… Continue reading RELEASE/VICTORY: Vedanta Mine Plan on Sacred Tribal Mountain Halted by Indian Government