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Navajo Nation President and Others Testify Against Shrinking of Bear Ears

3. Februar 2018
Navajo Nation President and Others Testify Against Shrinking of Bear Ears

By Levi Rickert / Native News Online The Navajo Nation adamantly opposes a bill that would slash 85 percent of the land from Bears Ears National Monument and limit tribal input in management plans, President Russell Begaye told federal lawmakers Tuesday. Navajo Nation President Begaye was one of five tribal leaders who testified during...
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Red Fawn Fallis Followed Her Mother’s Footsteps to Standing Rock-Now She Faces Years in Prison

3. Februar 2018
Red Fawn Fallis Followed Her Mother’s Footsteps to Standing Rock-Now She Faces Years in Prison

By Will Parrish / The Intercept Photo: Bill Alkofer/The Orange County Register/SCNG /AP After spending a year in jail awaiting trial, Oglala Lakota Sioux activist Red Fawn Fallis pleaded guilty last week to two federal felonies related to her arrest while protesting the Dakota Access pipeline. As part of the plea agreement, prosecutors dropped the...
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Legal Challenge Filed to Stop Construction of Louisiana’s Bayou Bridge Pipeline

3. Februar 2018
Legal Challenge Filed to Stop Construction of Louisiana’s Bayou Bridge Pipeline

by Julie Dermansky / Desmog Less than a week after construction began on the controversial Bayou Bridge pipeline in Louisiana, a coalition of crawfishers and environmental groups took legal steps to immediately shut down the project. As a result, on February 8 a federal judge will review a request filed this morning from Earthjustice,...
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Hong Kong Votes to Ban Domestic Ivory Sales

2. Februar 2018
Hong Kong Votes to Ban Domestic Ivory Sales

from The Guardian Hong Kong has voted to ban ivory sales in a landmark move to end the infamous trade in the city. Lawmakers overwhelmingly voted for Wednesday’s bill, which will abolish the trade by 2021, following China’s complete ban on ivory sales that went into effect at the end of last year. “Shutting...
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Call to Action Against the Bayou Bridge Pipeline

1. Februar 2018
Call to Action Against the Bayou Bridge Pipeline

from L’eau Est La Vie Camp — No Bayou Bridge and the Action Network Construction began on the Bayou Bridge pipeline on January 23.  NOW IS OUR TIME TO ACT! Get trained to serve as a Louisiana Water Protector. As a water protector, you will be trained to watch over the pipeline company’s actions. Whenever...
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Young Colombians File Lawsuit Against Government Over Deforestation

1. Februar 2018
Young Colombians File Lawsuit Against Government Over Deforestation

By Anastasia Maloney / Thomas Reuters Foundation News A group of young Colombians, one as young as seven, filed a lawsuit against the Colombian government on Monday demanding it protect their right to a healthy environment in what campaigners said was the first such action in Latin America. The lawsuit, filed at a Bogota...
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Hambach Forest, Germany: Barricade Eviction and the ‘Hambi 9’

26. Januar 2018
Hambach Forest, Germany: Barricade Eviction and the ‘Hambi 9’

submitted to Earth First! Newswire photos from Contra Info 9 activists are in pre-trial detention, after being arrested during a barricade-eviction in the occupied Hambach Forest, Germany. The activists are accused of ‘obstructing the work of police officers’, during the barricade eviction on Monday the 22 of January. Arriving early in the morning, the...
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Bison Escape Quarantine Facility, BFC and Tribal Members Respond

18. Januar 2018
Bison Escape Quarantine Facility, BFC and Tribal Members Respond

From Native News Online GARDENER BASIN, MONTANA –  Fifty-two bison have escaped a recently converted quarantine facility inside Yellowstone National Park’s Stephens Creek bison trap.  News articles about the escaped buffalo started appearing Tuesday evening. Even though Yellowstone’s proposed fifty-year quarantine plan has not yet been approved, Yellowstone initiated capture for quarantine beginning in...
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Durham, NC: “NO WALL NO BORDER” Graffiti in Solidarity with #J20 and FL Prison Strikers

18. Januar 2018
Durham, NC: “NO WALL NO BORDER” Graffiti in Solidarity with #J20 and FL Prison Strikers

From It’s Going Down The following short report was sent anonymously to It’s Going Down: A group of friends spent a casual and soon-to-be snowy evening decorating a huge wall in view of Durham’s highway 147. We hope this can warm the hearts of friends and comrades facing repression on both sides of the...
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Two Paychecks Podcast: Blockade Against McKenzie Forest Logging

18. Januar 2018
Two Paychecks Podcast: Blockade Against McKenzie Forest Logging

From It’s Going Down In Oregon, Cascadia Forest Defenders are resisting the logging of public lands of the McKenzie Forest by by setting up blockades and occupying treesits. Logging the McKenzie would be harmful to the water table for surrounding communities, it is also one of the last bits of unlogged forest. Resistance to...
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France: ZAD Declares Victory as Airport Plan Dropped!

18. Januar 2018
France: ZAD Declares Victory as Airport Plan Dropped!

From Freedom News In a communique the famous horizontal community Zone à Defendre (ZAD) has declared a “historic victory” and called for “expropriated peasants and inhabitants to be able to fully recover their rights as soon as possible.” The entirety of the land area devoted to the airport project — 1,650 hectares of land declared...
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Meet the 23-Year-Old Who’s Helping Lead the Indigenous Resistance Against Pipelines

16. Januar 2018
Meet the 23-Year-Old Who’s Helping Lead the Indigenous Resistance Against Pipelines

from Brit + Co / Natalie Zisa Jackie Fielder quit her full-time job in June 2017. But it wasn’t to travel the world or go back to school, like some other 23-year-olds. Instead, she made a bold decision to join Mazaska Talks, an organization that aims to encourage organizations and individuals to divest from...
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