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Canada: Sabotage of Heavy Equipment in the Terrain Vague

18. August 2017
Canada: Sabotage of Heavy Equipment in the Terrain Vague

from Montréal Counter-Information Three machines were sabotaged by various means- removing air filters, contaminating oil, anti-freeze, and fuel reservoirs, emptying other fluid reservoirs, and disconnecting hidden electrical wires. This terrain, abandoned for many years, is now part of a development plan to expand the port of Montreal. – https://www.strategiemaritime.gouv.qc.ca – http://journalmetro.com/local/mercier-anjou/actualites-mercier-anjou/1041553/des-citoyens-sopposent-au-projet-de-transport-de-marchandises-a-mhm/ An excursion through...
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Netherlands Kills 300,000 Hens After Eggs Found Contaminated

18. August 2017
Netherlands Kills 300,000 Hens After Eggs Found Contaminated

by Julie Cappiello / Mercy for Animals More than 17 countries across Europe and in Asia trashed millions of eggs after news broke that the eggs contained fipronil, an insecticide commonly used to kill fleas, lice, mites, and ticks. In the EU it has been banned for use on farms. Netherlands farmers have already...
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Banner Drop Against Junex

17. August 2017
Banner Drop Against Junex

from MTL Counter-Info This morning, a huge banner was dropped outside the riding office of the Minister of Energy and Natural Resources, Pierre Arcand. This action comes in the wake of the River Camp being established at the entry to the oil company Junex’s Galt 4 drilling site. No to fracking, Junexit from Gaspésie,...
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Energy Transfer’s Rover Pipeline Happily Puts 2,000 Michigan Lives in Danger

15. August 2017
Energy Transfer’s Rover Pipeline Happily Puts 2,000 Michigan Lives in Danger

by Clifford Rowley / Earth First! Newswire The pipes have arrived: I can see them from my window. Shiny, dark-green, 42-inch giants. The land has been scraped raw, and there they are: all lined up, waiting in the middle of a wide, ragged scar of a trench across the land—waiting for the next insult....
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FBI Steals Sensitive Legal Material from Ruby Montoya and Jessica Reznicek’s Home

11. August 2017
FBI Steals Sensitive Legal Material from Ruby Montoya and Jessica Reznicek’s Home

from Earth First! Newswire This morning, August 11 2017, over 30 FBI agents raided the Berrigan House, home of Ruby Montoya and Jessica Reznicek. The raid was related to an ongoing investigation into Ruby and Jessica’s peaceful actions against the Dakota Access Pipeline in January. The FBI agents entered the house with their guns—pistols...
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Yankton Sioux Tribe Unconstitutionally Denied Due Process & Equal Protection Rights at Nebraska PSC Hearing on KXL Pipeline

11. August 2017
Yankton Sioux Tribe Unconstitutionally Denied Due Process & Equal Protection Rights at Nebraska PSC Hearing on KXL Pipeline

from Native News Online The Yankton Sioux Tribe is outraged and flabbergasted at the restrictions placed on its sovereign rights in the Nebraska Public Service Commission Keystone XL (“KXL”) pipeline siting hearing. The scope of the Tribe’s participation was limited to the areas of cultural resource and social issues, with no opportunity to present...
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GM Salmon Hits Shelves in Canada–but People May Not Know They’re Buying it

10. August 2017
GM Salmon Hits Shelves in Canada–but People May Not Know They’re Buying it

by Ashifa Kassam / The Guardian Canadian supermarkets have become the first in the world to stock genetically modified fish, and about five tonnes of GM salmon have been sold in the country in recent months. The sales figure was revealed in the most recent earnings report of the US-based AquaBounty Technologies, whose hybrid...
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Indigenous Women Led Environmental Struggle in 2016

10. August 2017
Indigenous Women Led Environmental Struggle in 2016

from telesur Women are leading the struggle in Latin America against environmental destruction as well as Indigenous rights, but they often face assassination, jail, threats and violence. They not only fight against gender inequality, but also demand wider societal transformation of a patriarchal system that doesn’t work for them as women — even though...
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Young Climate Activists Lead Minnesota Pipeline Battle

8. August 2017
Young Climate Activists Lead Minnesota Pipeline Battle

from The Progressive Sixteen-year-old Rose Whipple doesn’t have much experience canoeing. Yet this week she is joining more than a dozen other young water protectors from around the country—all of them either indigenous or people of color—paddling 250 miles across Northern Minnesota to resist a proposed tar sands pipeline. The new pipeline would carry...
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Mi’gmaq Territory: Galt Blockade, Call for Action!

8. August 2017
Mi’gmaq Territory: Galt Blockade, Call for Action!

from It’s Going Down On stolen Mi’gmaq territory, far from our barricades, we see the river that flows into the majestic Baie de Gaspe. In the distance, we see the forest, that was infinite, being devoured piece by piece by the colonial industries. The greediest of this world have come to extract these oil...
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Please contact prison re: Joseph Buddenberg’s Mail Problems

6. August 2017
Please contact prison re: Joseph Buddenberg’s Mail Problems

from Support Nicole and Joseph Joseph is continuing to experience problems with his mail — both incoming and outgoing — being delayed or never delivered. He has attempted to address this issue with the prison, but the problems persist and add to how isolated he feels in the SHU with the mail issues making...
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So Why is This Forest So Important? Resisting the Logging of Białowieża

6. August 2017
So Why is This Forest So Important? Resisting the Logging of Białowieża

Anna Azarova / Political Critique On Friday July 28 the European Court of Justice ordered that the logging of Białowieża Forest must stop immediately. The interim decision comes after the European Commission sued the government of Poland on July 13 for proceeding with the logging despite previous warnings, as well as statements from...
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