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Center for Biological Diversity, Western Watersheds Project, Other Groups Win Victory Against Fracking in Idaho

Center for Biological Diversity, Western Watersheds Project, Other Groups Win Victory Against Fracking in Idaho

for Earth First! Newswire BOISE, Ida.— The Trump administration has halted an oil and gas lease sale near eastern Idaho’s Grays Lake National Wildlife Refuge in response to protests from conservation groups. The Center for Biological Diversity, Western Watersheds Project and other groups filed formal protests to the 800-acre lease sale, scheduled for March, because...
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US Attorney Drops 129 Trump Inauguration Protest Cases, 59 Still Face Prison

US Attorney Drops 129 Trump Inauguration Protest Cases, 59 Still Face Prison

from Unicorn Riot EF!J Editor’s Note: Content Warning: mention of sexual violence Washington, DC – A legal filing submitted today by the US Attorney’s Office (USAO) indicate that the federal government has drastically reduced the scope of the prosecution of people mass arrested during Donald Trump’s presidential inauguration on January 20 , 2017 (J20). The...
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Two Indigenous Activists Lock Shut Doors of Department of Fisheries and Oceans Office

Two Indigenous Activists Lock Shut Doors of Department of Fisheries and Oceans Office

from Warrior Publications Tsastilqualus Ambers Umbas and Shawna Green have been arrested for refusing to remove themselves from the Department of Fisheries and Oceans (DFO) office, situated on unceded WSANEC territories (near Victoria, BC). After a complete dismissal of their demands for justice from the federal and provincial governments, they have said enough is...
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Water Protector Red Fawn Fallis Back in Jail After Thursday Arrest

Water Protector Red Fawn Fallis Back in Jail After Thursday Arrest

from Native News Online FARGO, NORTH DAKOTA — Red Fawn Fallis, the woman arrested for allegedly firing three shots at Standing Rock during a confrontation with law enforcement in October 2016, is back in jail on Thursday night. Fallis, who reportedly will enter a plea agreement on Monday for the 2016 incident at Standing...
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A Statement From Some Squatters of the ZAD

A Statement From Some Squatters of the ZAD

submitted to Earth First! Newswire Letter to the local committees, the supporters of this movement, and to all those who recognize themselves in the movement against the airport and its world Monday, January 15, 2018 We are witnessing these last weeks a stream of media statements about the zad in notre-dame-deslandes, france and its...
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Facebook dominates as the main market place for illegal live reptile trade in the Philippines

19. Januar 2018
Facebook dominates as the main market place for illegal live reptile trade in the Philippines

Manila, Philippines, 19th January 2018—A new TRAFFIC study reveals a flourishing trade in reptiles on Facebook in the Philippines with rapidly growing membership in groups offering everything from Critically Endangered crocodiles to rare tortoises.
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Bison Escape Quarantine Facility, BFC and Tribal Members Respond

Bison Escape Quarantine Facility, BFC and Tribal Members Respond

From Native News Online GARDENER BASIN, MONTANA –  Fifty-two bison have escaped a recently converted quarantine facility inside Yellowstone National Park’s Stephens Creek bison trap.  News articles about the escaped buffalo started appearing Tuesday evening. Even though Yellowstone’s proposed fifty-year quarantine plan has not yet been approved, Yellowstone initiated capture for quarantine beginning in...
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Durham, NC: “NO WALL NO BORDER” Graffiti in Solidarity with #J20 and FL Prison Strikers

Durham, NC: “NO WALL NO BORDER” Graffiti in Solidarity with #J20 and FL Prison Strikers

From It’s Going Down The following short report was sent anonymously to It’s Going Down: A group of friends spent a casual and soon-to-be snowy evening decorating a huge wall in view of Durham’s highway 147. We hope this can warm the hearts of friends and comrades facing repression on both sides of the...
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Two Paychecks Podcast: Blockade Against McKenzie Forest Logging

Two Paychecks Podcast: Blockade Against McKenzie Forest Logging

From It’s Going Down In Oregon, Cascadia Forest Defenders are resisting the logging of public lands of the McKenzie Forest by by setting up blockades and occupying treesits. Logging the McKenzie would be harmful to the water table for surrounding communities, it is also one of the last bits of unlogged forest. Resistance to...
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France: ZAD Declares Victory as Airport Plan Dropped!

France: ZAD Declares Victory as Airport Plan Dropped!

From Freedom News In a communique the famous horizontal community Zone à Defendre (ZAD) has declared a “historic victory” and called for “expropriated peasants and inhabitants to be able to fully recover their rights as soon as possible.” The entirety of the land area devoted to the airport project — 1,650 hectares of land declared...
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Scientists collaborate on global response to marine strandings

18. Januar 2018
Scientists collaborate on global response to marine strandings

Katie Moore Jan 18 2018 Every year, hundreds of dolphins, whales, porpoises and seals strand along coastlines around the world. Fortunately, in some locations there are experienced networks of scientists, vets and volunteers are able to respond to stranded animals quickly and with great success. In other corners of the world, however, responses are...
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Songbirds sunk—almost 300 birds drowned by smugglers in dramatic confiscation

18. Januar 2018
Songbirds sunk—almost 300 birds drowned by smugglers in dramatic confiscation

Melaka, Malaysia, 18 January 2018—Smugglers dumped 300 birds into the sea on Tuesday while attempting to escape authorities, drowning most of the animals that were believed to have been collected in various Southeast Asian countries, for sale in Indonesia.
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