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UK: Thousands of Partridges Freed by ALF

UK: Thousands of Partridges Freed by ALF

from Bite Back “Biggest release in the history of British animal liberation? On the evening of the 14th April 2018, our group entered onto the 1 and half acre site owned by ‘Southern Partridges’. There was a mix of older cages and newer ones, each cage typically houses 2 — 5 birds. The long...
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Malaysia: Indigenous People in Defense of Their Lands

Malaysia: Indigenous People in Defense of Their Lands

by Real World Radio / Intercontinental Cry For the past two months, approximately 800 Orang Asli Indigenous Peoples have maintained blockades at several sites in Gua Musang district, Kelantan State, Malaysia in defense of the environment and their customary rights over land. “We want to block any activity that would destroy the environment”, said...
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‚Now is the Time for Action‘ PSA with Jean-Michel Cousteau

21. April 2018
‚Now is the Time for Action‘ PSA with Jean-Michel Cousteau

April 20, 2018 Now more than ever, it is up to us to become engaged in environmental issues and continue the momentum to better protect our ocean and our water planet … read more
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Gwich’in Nation Resolves to Fight Trump’s Rush to Drill in the Arctic Refuge

Gwich’in Nation Resolves to Fight Trump’s Rush to Drill in the Arctic Refuge

from Native News Online GWICH’IN NATION – The Gwich’in Nation stands united in denouncing Thursday’s advance publication of the Department of the Interior Notice of Intent to initiate the process for an oil and gas lease sale on the coastal plain of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. “The Interior Department has chosen to rush oil and...
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Maryland: Residents Rally in Baltimore Against Fracked Gas Infrastructure

Maryland: Residents Rally in Baltimore Against Fracked Gas Infrastructure

from DC Direct Action News On the 18th of April, MD residents from Cove Point, Accokeek, Myersville, and other places menaced by fracked gas project protested outside the MD Dept of the Environment. They were there to demand that the existing state ban on fracking be made meaninful with a ban on fracked gas...
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Another Family Farm Launches a Tree Sit in the Path of the Mountain Valley Pipeline

Another Family Farm Launches a Tree Sit in the Path of the Mountain Valley Pipeline

by Little Teel Crossing from It’s Going Down The ongoing campaign against the Mountain Valley Pipeline announced that now “three tree stands at the crossing of Little Creek and Teel Creek,” have been launched.” Stating that they “are fighting to protect the family farms that the MVP threatens.” In the farmlands of Franklin County,...
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Appalachian Forest Blockades Disrupt Mountain Valley Pipeline

from Unicorn Riot In Jefferson National Forest on the border between Virginia and West Virginia, two forest occupations block the proposed route of the Mountain Valley Pipeline, or MVP, to drill through Peters Mountain. Activists erected a monopod in the middle of the road on April, which still stands and is the longest continuously-occupied...
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Louisiana: Another Lockdown Stops Work on Bayou Bridge Pipeline for Hours

Louisiana: Another Lockdown Stops Work on Bayou Bridge Pipeline for Hours

submitted to Earth First! Newswire MAURICE, LA — On the morning of April 18th a water protector locked herself into a cement filled barrel placed in the trench of a horizontal directional drill on a construction site of the Bayou Bridge Pipeline. Over a dozen more water protectors from L’eau est La Vie resistance...
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Call for Submissions to the Litha/Summer 2018 Earth First! Journal

Call for Submissions to the Litha/Summer 2018 Earth First! Journal

from the Earth First! Newswire The temperatures are heating up, which means it’s time to make the Summer edition of your favorite radical, environmental magazine–the Earth First! Journal. Since we’re just a few overworked folks, sitting in a hot office, we need your help to make an actual magazine! We need your articles, essays, poetry,...
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Switzerland: Butcher Shop Sabotaged

Switzerland: Butcher Shop Sabotaged

from Bite Back “Butcher shop windows were targeted on the night of the 12th of April. Smashing multiple targets including doors and with small bits of glass flying in all directions over the animal corpses, the media has reported a cost of about 15,000 Swiss francs (£11,000 approx) for the company. ‘We want to...
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2018 Fight Toxic Prisons Convergence in Pittsburgh June 8 – 11

2018 Fight Toxic Prisons Convergence in Pittsburgh June 8 – 11

from FightToxicPrisons.org Once again, the Fight Toxic Prisons Convergence will occur coinciding with June 11 weekend, building off the 14 years of organizing solidarity with snared saboteurs and caged liberationists of the ecological resistance. The Pittsburgh gathering will be the third annual nationwide convergence of FTP, or the #FightToxicPrisons movement. This year we will...
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Forestry officers trained in effective prosecution and conviction of wildlife crimes

18. April 2018
Forestry officers trained in effective prosecution and conviction of wildlife crimes

Ramnagar, Uttarakhand, India, April 2018—earlier this month, frontline staff of Uttarakhand and Uttar Pradesh (UP) Forest Departments including range officers and forest guards underwent two days of rigorous training to strengthen their legal capacity for effective wildlife crime prosecution and conviction.
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