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Florida Judge Rules in Favor of Conservation Groups on Constitutional Amendment for Land Acquisition

19. Juni 2018
Florida Judge Rules in Favor of Conservation Groups on Constitutional Amendment for Land Acquisition

from Earthjustice Everglades National Park, Florida Tallahassee, FL — The following is a statement by Alisa Coe of Earthjustice, one of the attorneys who represents plaintiffs Florida Wildlife Federation, St. Johns Riverkeeper, Environmental Confederation of Southwest Florida, The Sierra Club and Manley Fuller: “Today’s decision is a big victory for the millions of Florida voters...
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“Historic First”: Nebraska Farmers Return Land to Ponca Tribe in Effort to Block Keystone XL

19. Juni 2018
“Historic First”: Nebraska Farmers Return Land to Ponca Tribe in Effort to Block Keystone XL

by Jessica Corbett / Common Dreams In a move that could block the path of the Keystone XL pipeline, a couple in Nebraska signed over a portion of farmland to the Ponca Tribe. (Photo: @BoldNebraska/Twitter) In a move that could challenge the proposed path of TransCanada’s Keystone XLpipeline—and acknowledges the U.S. government’s long history of...
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Spain: Animal Liberation Front Targets the Running of the Bulls

17. Juni 2018
Spain: Animal Liberation Front Targets the Running of the Bulls

from Bite Back The Animal Liberation Front has claimed responsibility for an arson and sabotage targeting facilities in Iruña/Pamplona that will be used during the festival of San Fermin. During the night of June 6-7, a forklift was set on fire, anti-bullfighting messages painted and other damage caused inside the ‘Corrales del Gas,’ enclosures...
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Take a Look at HEAL Records’ New T-Shirt; It Supports the Earth First! Journal!

14. Juni 2018
Take a Look at HEAL Records’ New T-Shirt; It Supports the Earth First! Journal!

We’d like to thank the folks at HEAL Records, who reached out to us and offered to create and sell an Earth First! Journal t-shirt to support our project! You can buy the shirts on their website for $12 each, and all profits benefit the Earth First! Journal. Each shirt also comes with a free...
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Spend $50+ at Our Online Store, Get a Free Book from AK Press! (while supplies last; US only)

13. Juni 2018
Spend $50+ at Our Online Store, Get a Free Book from AK Press! (while supplies last; US only)

We are now only $5,000 away from our $23,000 moving goal, so we’re offering another merch deal to help us through the final stretch! While supplies last, spend $50 or more on anything at the Earth First! Journal online store, including magazines, Direct Action Manuals, music, shirts, tote bags, and more, and we’ll send you...
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UK: Protestors Block Road for More Than 28 Hours to Stop Work on Access Road of Opencast Site in County Durham

11. Juni 2018
UK: Protestors Block Road for More Than 28 Hours to Stop Work on Access Road of Opencast Site in County Durham

from Freedom News Photo credit: Simone Rudolphi / Campaign to Protect Pont Valley Protestors fighting against a new opencast coal mine in County Durham have blocked the road in a rolling resistance for more than 28 hours to prevent the mining company, Banks group, to finish building the access road. At 8:30 pm on...
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BC First Nation Files Aboriginal Title Claim Challenging Fish Farms in their Territory

11. Juni 2018
BC First Nation Files Aboriginal Title Claim Challenging Fish Farms in their Territory

by Laurie Hamelin / APTN News Dzawada’enuxw leaders outside BC Supreme Court in Vancouver. Photo courtesy Lindsey Mae Willie The Dzawada’enuxw First Nation of Kingcome Inlet filed a claim of Aboriginal title in British Columbia’s Supreme Court that affects ten fish farms in their traditional territory that they say are operating without their consent. “We have...
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France: Greenpeace Activists Hijack Oil Firm Total’s Annual Shareholders’ Meeting

1. Juni 2018
France: Greenpeace Activists Hijack Oil Firm Total’s Annual Shareholders’ Meeting

by Mark Sweney / The Guardian More than 250 Greenpeace activists hijacked Total’s annual shareholders’ meeting in Paris to protest at the oil company’s plans to drill in the mouth of the Amazon and French Guiana. Four activists descended by ropes from the ceiling above the stage, as the Total chief executive, Patrick Pouyanné, began his...
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Prosecution Drops Charges Against Core of Anti-Trump Protester Defendants

31. Mai 2018
Prosecution Drops Charges Against Core of Anti-Trump Protester Defendants

by Alan Pyke / Think Progress WASHINGTON, DC — JANUARY 20: POLICE OFFICERS WEARING TACTICAL GEAR FORM A BARRIER WITH RIOT SHIELDS TO PREVENT THE MOVEMENT OF PROTESTORS AFTER THE INAUGURATION OF DONALD TRUMP AS THE 45TH PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES JANUARY 20, 2017 IN WASHINGTON D.C. (PHOTO BY MARK MAKELA/GETTY IMAGES) WASHINGTON,...
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Mountain Valley Pipeline Permit Suspended; Public Comment About Same Permit for the Atlantic Coast Pipeline to Be Extended Because of Website Failure

31. Mai 2018
Mountain Valley Pipeline Permit Suspended; Public Comment About Same Permit for the Atlantic Coast Pipeline to Be Extended Because of Website Failure

from Richmond Times-Dispatch This stockpile of pipes near Beckley, West Virginia, has been sitting outside for months, exposed to the elements. In the distance are the hills and rugged terrain the Mountain Valley Pipeline is meant to traverse. T.P. DALPORTO A national permit for one Virginia pipeline has been indefinitely suspended and the window...
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Mountain Gorilla Population in Africa Rises Above 1,000

31. Mai 2018
Mountain Gorilla Population in Africa Rises Above 1,000

by Damian Carrington / The Guardian The rise in mountain gorilla numbers is a success for intensive conservation work in a troubled region. Photograph: Brent Stirton/WWF It is one of the most recognisable animals in the world and one of the most endangered, but a new census reveals the surviving mountain gorilla population has now...
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Construction on Louisiana’s Bayou Bridge Pipeline Continues Despite Judge’s Order, Water Protectors File Petition, Use Civil Disobedience to Stop Work

31. Mai 2018
Construction on Louisiana’s Bayou Bridge Pipeline Continues Despite Judge’s Order, Water Protectors File Petition, Use Civil Disobedience to Stop Work

by Karen Savage / Bridge the Gulf Construction continues on the Bayou Bridge Pipeline in Louisiana’s coastal zone near St. James, Louisiana on May 24, 2018. (Photo by Karen Savage) Construction on the controversial Bayou Bridge pipeline is continuing near the historic and predominately black community of St. James despite a judge’s ruling that...
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