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UK: Sheffield Tree Defenders Vow To Continue Fight After Legal Loss

17. August 2017
UK: Sheffield Tree Defenders Vow To Continue Fight After Legal Loss

from Josh Halliday / The Guardian Campaigners trying to halt a “politically controversial” tree-felling programme in Sheffield have vowed to continue their fight despite losing a high court battle with council bosses. A judge on Tuesday made orders barring residents from taking “unlawful direct action” to prevent the lawful felling of roadside trees. It...
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New Zine: “Junexit: Another End of the World is Possible”

17. August 2017
New Zine: “Junexit: Another End of the World is Possible”

from Montreal Counter-Info Read PDF here  
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Two Days of Blockades and Actions in Poland’s Primal Bialowieza Forest

14. August 2017
Two Days of Blockades and Actions in Poland’s Primal Bialowieza Forest

from Hambach Forest The logging of ancient Bialowieza Forest has been blocked and equipment occupied for two days in the row now. On Thursday a group of activist locked on to the harvester and a forwarder resulting in the longest logging blockade...
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Why Environmentalists Should Continue to Stand with Prisoners on August 19

13. August 2017
Why Environmentalists Should Continue to Stand with Prisoners on August 19

by Panagioti Tsolkas / FightToxicPrisons.org On August 19, 2017, prisoner activists and their allies have organized the Millions for Prisoners’ Human Rights March to take place in Washington DC, and solidarity actions across the country inside and outside of prisons. The A19 events are now only a week away; its time to step up...
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Michael Kimble: Post-June 11th 2017 Statement

11. August 2017
Michael Kimble: Post-June 11th 2017 Statement

June 11th is a day of solidarity with Marius Mason and long-term anarchist and ecological prisoners. from Anarchy Live One of the things that power wants to do is isolate all those held captive by the state and induce a sense of helplessness and abandonment in the captive’s psyche towards those on the outside...
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Animal Rights Activists Protest Against “Extreme Rodeo” in California

8. August 2017
Animal Rights Activists Protest Against “Extreme Rodeo” in California

by Roxana Kopetman/ Orange County Register   The 9-year-old Ladera Ranch resident walks past protesters restricted to the “freedom of expression” zone outside of the Blue Gate Entrance. (Photo by Cindy Yamanaka, Orange County Register/SCNG) COSTA MESA — Mixing bulls, people and fire constitutes animal cruelty, not entertainment, argued a small group of animal...
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Susquehanna Earth First! Climb Camp 2017: Pennsylvania

8. August 2017
Susquehanna Earth First! Climb Camp 2017: Pennsylvania

from Susquehanna Earth First! Susquehanna Earth First! and friends will be hosting a direct-action climb camp in so-called Pennsylvania August 25-31, 2017. This is intended for anyone who is interested in learning or building technical action climbing skills. Folks in this region are currently fighting multiple pipelines, compressor stations, coal, fracking … you name...
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Oaxaca: Mixtec Blood Spilled Over Mining Concessions

2. August 2017
Oaxaca: Mixtec Blood Spilled Over Mining Concessions

from Regeneración Radio   I. Massacre Carried Out on Top of Mineral Deposits Beginning June 13, 2016, the Mixtec population blocked the way of federal forces arriving in Oaxaca to impose the Education Reform. On the morning of June 19, 2016, the blockade located by the town of Nochixtlán is removed. The majority of...
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NYC Graffiti in Solidarity with Marius Mason

26. Juli 2017
NYC Graffiti in Solidarity with Marius Mason

from Earth First! Journal We just wanted to share a message writ large in the belly of the beast that Marius might enjoy. We wrote ‘Visualize Industrial Collapse’ approximately 90 feet wide and 8 feet tall on a fence in Brooklyn with the infrastructure and financial symbols of Manhattan across the East River as...
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New Brunswick, Canada: First Nations Protest Camp Built on Proposed Mining Site

25. Juli 2017
New Brunswick, Canada: First Nations Protest Camp Built on Proposed Mining Site

by Shane Fowler / CBC News Members of Maliseet First Nations have started to build a protest camp at the proposed site of the Sisson mine near Napadogan. Tents, campers, and other homemade structures have been set up in hopes of deterring future development of a proposed tungsten and molybdenum mine. “I am a Wulustukyik grandmother and I am here defending the land,” said...
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Call for Submissions! Deadline is August First

24. Juli 2017
Call for Submissions! Deadline is August First

“Only eight days away!” We are starting on the Mabon/Fall 2017 issue of the Earth First! Journal soon and need submissions! We are looking for artwork, photographs, poetry and other creative writing, critical analysis, reflections, how-to guides, reviews, and especially campaign updates. Please limit articles to 3000 words and keep reviews between 250-500 words. We also...
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Indigenous Leaders On Trial for Blocking Aymarazo Silver Mine

19. Juli 2017
Indigenous Leaders On Trial for Blocking Aymarazo Silver Mine

from Radio Mundo Real Photo: Intercontinental Cry It’s been six years since the socio-environmental conflict known as the ‘Aymarazo’ in Peru, a mobilization that happened in the province of Puno in 2011, against the mining project ‘Santa Ana’, owned by the Canadian company Bear Creek Mining Corporation. The project proposed is an open-case mine...
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