New report highlights global trade in wild plant ingredients

24. Juni 2018
New report highlights global trade in wild plant ingredients

Cambridge, UK, 25th June 2018—a new TRAFFIC study has drawn attention to the wild plant ingredients used in everyday products and the need for their traceable, sustainable and ethical sourcing and trade.
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New Blockade in California’s Mattole Forest Protects Old Growth from Timber Harvest Plans

New Blockade in California’s Mattole Forest Protects Old Growth from Timber Harvest Plans

by wild hare / Earth First! Newswire Logging season has started. Humboldt Redwood Company has repeatedly stated that they plan to start logging in the Mattole Forest. No way are we going to let that happen. As the sun rose on the summer solstice, so did a blockade on the main logging road. There’s a new heavy tripod blocking on Rainbow Ridge, in the...
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North Carolina: Anti-Mountain Valley Pipeline Action Report

North Carolina: Anti-Mountain Valley Pipeline Action Report

from It’s Going Down Cover photo from NRDC The following communique, originally posted to Contra-Info, was sent to It’s Going Down anonymously, which we re-post below. The communique reads: Amidst the early morning fog on the 22nd of June we immobilized and sprayed up multiple pieces of heavy construction equipment along US 220 in North Carolina. An excavator, a bulldozer, and a number of front loaders all tasted exquisite...
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Pennsylvania Parole Board Must Grant Janet and Janine Africa Parole (Action Alert: June 25 – 27)

Pennsylvania Parole Board Must Grant Janet and Janine Africa Parole (Action Alert: June 25 – 27)

from Demand Parole for Janet and Janine Africa (Facebook) Janine, Janet, and Debbie Africa are members of MOVE, a Philadelphia-based black liberation and environmental group that has been a constant target of state violence. On Saturday, June 16, MOVE member Debbie Africa was released on parole from State Correctional Institution (SCI) Cambridge Springs after 39 years and 10 months of incarceration.  Fellow MOVE members...
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Rest in Peace, Bunny (May 19, 1981 – February 2018)

Rest in Peace, Bunny (May 19, 1981 – February 2018)

by Sorrel / Earth First! Newswire the bunny in the McKay Community Forest. Jeremy Dimitri Vlahos (aka the bunny and all sorts of other clever things) would have been 37 years old in May. He was a passionate and outspoken friend of the environment and of the people who were close with him. He dedicated the last decade of his life to protecting old...
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An Iceland Without Whaling is On the Horizon

23. Juni 2018

Commentary by Captain Paul Watson   On Thursday, June 21st, Iceland killed their first endangered Fin whale since 2015 and a Sea Shepherd crew were in place despite the poor...
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Workshop held to consolidate interagency law enforcement mechanism in China

22. Juni 2018

Haikou, Hainan, 5-7th June, 2018—China’s Ministerial Level Coordination Mechanism for Combating Illegal Wildlife Trade  was enhanced through a training workshop jointly -organised by the Department of Wildlife Conservation and...
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Uganda hosts 6th annual forum on illegal timber trade

21. Juni 2018

Kampala, Uganda, 21st June 2018—This week, Uganda played host to the 6th Annual East Africa Timber Trade Stakeholders’ Forum jointly hosted by WWF Uganda and Uganda’s Forestry Sector Support...
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„Wir wissen genug. Jetzt müssen wir handeln.“

21. Juni 2018

Mittwoch, 20. Juni 2018, New York Heute, am längsten Tag in diesem Jahr und am letzten dieses Frühlings, melde ich mich, zwischen einer eiligen Morgendusche und dem leichten Frühstück,...
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Minnesota: Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe Opposes Line 3

by Faron Jackson / Native News Online Recently there has been a lot of misinformation surrounding Tribal interests regarding the Line 3 Public Utilities Commission (PUC) process. “Leech Lake...
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