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Mariner East 2 Pipeline Sabotaged

11. April 2018
Mariner East 2 Pipeline Sabotaged

from Philly Anti-Capitalist Early last week, we made the two tractors that Energy Transfer Partners was using to construct the Mariner East 2 pipeline near Exton, PA inoperative by cutting their hoses and electrical wires, cutting off valve stems to deflate the tires, introducing sand into their systems, putting potatoes in the exhaust pipes,...
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Long Live Camp White Pine: A Call for Solidarity Actions!

11. April 2018
Long Live Camp White Pine: A Call for Solidarity Actions!

submitted to the Earth First! Newswire At approximately 6:00AM on Sunday, April 8th, in a move that can only be described as cowardly, tree-clearing crews from Energy Transfer Partners sneaked onto the Gerharts’ homestead in so-called Huntingdon, PA (occupied Susquehannock, Lenape, and Shawnee territory) without warning and removed three trees with aerial platforms from...
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Join “Reclaim the Power” at Preston New Road to Stop Fracking in Lancashire

4. April 2018
Join “Reclaim the Power” at Preston New Road to Stop Fracking in Lancashire

submitted to the Earth First! Newswire Poetry at the Gate during Reclaim the Power’s Jig at the Rig mass action which shut down the site in March 2017. Over the next three months, communities are coming together in a United Resistance of Love and Defiance to counter Cuadrilla’s dangerous fracking plans at Preston New...
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“Free The Soil”: Activists Blockade Synthetic Fertalizer Company

28. März 2018
“Free The Soil”: Activists Blockade Synthetic Fertalizer Company

submitted to the Earth First! Newswire by Birk Ole Persson Early morning March 26th, a group of activists from KlimaKollektivet (the Climate Collective) blockaded a storage facility for synthetic fertilizers on Masnedø island, Denmark. The facility, that is run by the largest producer of synthetic fertilizer, the Norwegian multinational company YARA, was blockaded as...
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Sunrise Movement Blockades Oil Lobbyists’ Dinner in Trump Hotel for an Hour

7. März 2018

from DC Direct Action News On the 5th of March, the Sunrise Movement successfully slipped past the defenses of Trump Hotel and blocked the entrances to a room where “IPAAaccess” planned to eat dinner while lobbying politicians to do their bidding. All got out safely after an hour-long blockade.IPAAaccess is a lobbying arm of...
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Latin American Countries Sign Legally Binding Pact to Protect Land Defenders

7. März 2018
Latin American Countries Sign Legally Binding Pact to Protect Land Defenders

by Arthur Nelsen / The Guardian The treaty was signed two years after the killing of Honduran activist Berta Cáceres, who had protested against the construction of a dam. Photograph: Jorge Cabrera/Reuters Officials from 24 Latin American and Caribbean states have signed a legally binding environmental rights pact containing measures to protect land defenders,...
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Environmental Racism Case: EPA Rejects Alabama Town’s Claim Over Toxic Landfill

7. März 2018
Environmental Racism Case: EPA Rejects Alabama Town’s Claim Over Toxic Landfill

by Oliver Milman / The Guardian The Arrowhead landfill near Uniontown, Alabama. Photograph: Jay Reeves/AP The US Environmental Protection Agency has dismissed a civil rights case brought by residents of a small, overwhelmingly African American town in Alabama who have spent much of the past decade battling a toxic landfill they blame for causing...
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The Final Straw Radio: Tree-Sitting to Stop the Mountain Valley Pipeline

7. März 2018
The Final Straw Radio: Tree-Sitting to Stop the Mountain Valley Pipeline

from The Final Straw Radio Listen Here This week, Bursts spoke with Birch and Judy, two folks involved in the Tree Sits on Peter Mountain along the Appalachian Trail on the border of Virginia and West Virginia.  The tree sits are operating in order to block the Mountain Valley Pipeline or MVP.  Before all...
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Buffalo Defenders Lock to Capture Facility

7. März 2018
Buffalo Defenders Lock to Capture Facility

for the Earth First! Newswire An hour before sunlight on March 6th two members of the Wild Buffalo Defense collective named Cody and Crow descended from the hills onto Yellowstone National Park’s Stevens Creek buffalo trap and using a steel pipe, locked themselves to the bars of the “Silencer”, a hydraulic squeeze shoot that...
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Make Rojava Green Again! Support the Ecological Revolution in Rojava

14. Februar 2018

from the Internationalist Commune of Rojava Make Rojava Green Again as a bridge for internationalist solidarity We, the Internationalist Commune of Rojava, want to contribute to the ecological revolution in Northern Syria. To this end, we have started the campaign Make Rojava Green Again, campaign in cooperation with the Ecology Committee of the Cizire...
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Always with the Rebels!

7. Februar 2018

from It’s Going Down The following video documents the disappearance of Santiago Maldonado in Argentina, as well as ongoing resistance of Mapuche communities. This video was made one month after the disappearance of Santiago Maldonado in the hands of Gendarmería Argentina. The lifeless body of Santiago was “found” on October 17 -78 days after...
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No Provincial Charges for Mount Polley Mine Spill, One of Largest Environmental Disasters in Canadian History

7. Februar 2018
No Provincial Charges for Mount Polley Mine Spill, One of Largest Environmental Disasters in Canadian History

by Carol Linnitt / Desmog Canada Image: Mount Polley mine disaster, August 2014. Photo: Cariboo Regional District via Youtube When it seemed clear the newly minted B.C. NDP government would not pursue charges against Imperial Metals, owner and operator of the Mount Polley mine, for a 2014 tailings pond collapse, one woman decided to...
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