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US Government Demands Details on All Visitors to Disrupt J20 Website

18. August 2017
US Government Demands Details on All Visitors to Disrupt J20 Website

by Julia Carrie Wong and Olivia Solon / The Guardian The US government is seeking to unmask every person who visited an anti-Trump website in what privacy advocates say is an unconstitutional “fishing expedition” for political dissidents. The warrant appears to be an escalation of the Department of Justice’s (DoJ) campaign against anti-Trump activities,...
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Blockade Forces Trucks to Leave Lumber in Poland’s Bialowieza Forest, Priest Responds with Fabrication of Assault

18. August 2017
Blockade Forces Trucks to Leave Lumber in Poland’s Bialowieza Forest, Priest Responds with Fabrication of Assault

from Hambach Forest Logged trees are seen near a site where environmental activists take action in the defence of one of the last primeval forests in Europe, Bialowieza forest, Poland May 24, 2017. REUTERS/Kacper Pempel The ancient Bialowieza Forest continues to be logged at times late into the night and from early hours of...
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Our Summer Issue is Now Available to Buy Online

16. August 2017
Our Summer Issue is Now Available to Buy Online

Breaking into labs and carrying out boxes full of animals. Protesting toxic waste dumps. Marching against GE trees. Sabotaging hunts. Saying “NO” to border walls. Fighting militarism. Suing the FBI. Shooting drones out of the sky. “Why Environmentalists Must Be Anti-Fascists” and a flashback to EF!ers fighting the KKK. And so much more. This...
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Police Dismantle Blockade Against Junex Inc. Galt Wells Oil Project in Eastern Quebec

16. August 2017

by Brent Patterson / The Council of Canadians A blockade established by land defenders on August 6 against the Junex Inc. Galt Wells oil project site in eastern Quebec was dismantled by police last night. Radio-Canada reports (in French), “At approximately 8:00 pm on Monday , police officers dismantled the barricade established by...
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British Columbia Will Ban Grizzly Bear Trophy Hunting (with Gaping Loophole)

16. August 2017
British Columbia Will Ban Grizzly Bear Trophy Hunting (with Gaping Loophole)

by Merrit Kennedy / NPR Grizzly bear cubs follow their mother in British Columbia, Canada, in 2014. The province has banned trophy hunting of grizzlies beginning at the end of November.Mick Thompson In a win for conservationists and environmental groups, British Columbia says it will no longer allow the trophy hunting of grizzly bears...
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UK: Over 100 Hunt Saboteurs Disrupt “Inglorious 12th” Grouse Hunt

15. August 2017
UK: Over 100 Hunt Saboteurs Disrupt “Inglorious 12th” Grouse Hunt

from Hunt Saboteurs Association Over 100 hunt saboteurs from around the country descended on the moors of Yorkshire and the Peak District yesterday to disrupt the first day of the grouse shooting season. They first stopped a shoot on the Notorious Saddleworth Moor before moving South to the Fitzwilliam estate in the heart of...
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Panama Trial of Three Ngäbe Leaders “A Pattern” of Intimidation and Criminalization

14. August 2017
Panama Trial of Three Ngäbe Leaders “A Pattern” of Intimidation and Criminalization

by Tracy Barnett / IC Magazine Manolo Miranda, one of three Ngäbe leaders facing trial, explains the impacts of the Barro Blanco Dam on the Tabasará River and surrounding communities. (Jonathan González photo) Manolo Miranda, leader of an indigenous community recently flooded by the Barro Blanco dam, now faces up to two years in...
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“Under No Circumstances Will I Ever Cooperate”: A Statement on Resisting FBI Harassment, from Jayden Savino

12. August 2017
“Under No Circumstances Will I Ever Cooperate”: A Statement on Resisting FBI Harassment, from Jayden Savino

by Jayden Savino / Earth First! Newswire My name is Jayden Savino and I am an Anarchist and Earth First!er currently living on occupied Cherokee land, often referred to as Asheville, North Carolina. Since April 3rd, the FBI has been harassing folks in my personal and professional life. The FBI has consistently requested that...
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“I’m Very Scared and I’m a Sad Mom”: Residents of Commerce City, Colorado, Testify at Suncor Refinery Expansion Hearing

10. August 2017
“I’m Very Scared and I’m a Sad Mom”: Residents of Commerce City, Colorado, Testify at Suncor Refinery Expansion Hearing

from Unicorn Riot Commerce City, CO – On Wednesday evening, August 2, 2017, over 100 residents of Commerce City, Colorado, filled the Suncor Energy refinery public hearing for Suncor’s request for modifying their permits (PDF) to allow for more emissions. Unicorn Riot livestreamed the hearing (full video embedded below). According to the ‘Notice of...
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Texas: Border Patrol Agents Found Illegally Clearing Habitat in Butterfly Sanctuary to Make Way for Trump’s Wall

10. August 2017
Texas: Border Patrol Agents Found Illegally Clearing Habitat in Butterfly Sanctuary to Make Way for Trump’s Wall

by Melissa del Bosque / Texas Observer Machinery used by workers to clear the area within the National Butterfly Center for a border wall. Marianna Treviño-Wright/National Butterfly Center On July 20, Jeffrey Glassberg discovered that the Trump administration planned to build a wall through the National Butterfly Center in South Texas — a 100-acre...
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Preparing the Soil: Grassroots Environmentalism in Gaspesie, Canada (with August 2017 Update)

8. August 2017
Preparing the Soil: Grassroots Environmentalism in Gaspesie, Canada (with August 2017 Update)

anonymous author / Earth First! Newswire The Gaspé Peninsula On August 7, militant ecologists established a hard blockade at the entrance to the Galt Site near Gaspé . This is a highly strategic action, timed several weeks before...
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The Summer Edition of the Earth First! Newsletter is Now Available to Read Online or Download (for free)

2. August 2017
The Summer Edition of the Earth First! Newsletter is Now Available to Read Online or Download (for free)

Earth First! News is our quarterly newsletter, which comes out between magazines to update you on the environmental action news you might have missed. Shorter than our magazine and easier to copy, print, hand out, and table with, this 12-page edition of Earth First! News includes updates and actions from April through June, 2017,...
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