Posts Tagged ‘ direct action ’

UK: Campaigners Occupy Rig at Third Energy’s Kirby Misperton Fracking Site

UK: Campaigners Occupy Rig at Third Energy’s Kirby Misperton Fracking Site

by Ruth Hayhurst / Drill or Drop? Rig occupation at Third Energy’s KM8 fracking site in Kirby Misperton, North Yorkshire, 21 October 20117. Photo: Leigh Coghill Updated 4pm with new statement and pictures Three opponents of Third Energy’s plans to frack at Kirby Misperton in North Yorkshire have occupied the workover rig at the...
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Logging at Goose: A Call to Action from Oregon’s Cascadia Forest Defenders

Logging at Goose: A Call to Action from Oregon’s Cascadia Forest Defenders

from Cascadia Forest Defenders Photo from Instagram: @goosetreesit LANE COUNTY OREGON: Logging has begun at the Goose Timber Sale in the Willamette National Forest north of McKenzie Bridge and Highway 126. The Cascadia Forest Defenders (CFD) have maintained a tree sit protest inside the Goose Timber Sale since late May and CFD first observed...
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A Third Marine Harvest Fish Farm Has Been Occupied in British Colombia, Canada (Video)

by Musgamagw Dzawada’enuxw Cleansing Our Waters / Warrior Publications
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Australia: Community Members Face Court Over Peaceful Action to Stop Adani’s Dangerous Coal Mine

Australia: Community Members Face Court Over Peaceful Action to Stop Adani’s Dangerous Coal Mine

from Frontline Action on Coal Bowen, 17th October: Several upstanding members of the community will today appear in the Bowen Magistrates Court after they peacefully blocked the road into Adani’s Abbot Point coal port, as part of a growing community campaign to stop Adani building their mega coal mine in Central Queensland. The community members are...
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UK: Bristol Hunt Saboteurs Disrupt Two Hunts for the Price of One

UK: Bristol Hunt Saboteurs Disrupt Two Hunts for the Price of One

from Bristol Hunt Saboteurs * TWO HUNTS – SABBED! ** Saturday was an absolute result for hunted wildlife! Our first port of call was to an early morning cubbing meet of the ‘Ledbury South’ near Saint Margarets, Herefordshire. We got to work trying to find the hunt and their location was soon given away...
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The Struggle in Poland’s Białowieża Forest Continues: Anarchist Comrade Seriously Assaulted by Forest Guards

from Insurrection News Although the European Court of Justice (ECJ) have ordered the Polish government to stop cutting trees, the logging continues. Activists from the Camp for the Forest (Obóz dla Puszczy),  which consists of a diverse group of protesters including anarchists, protest everyday and try to stop heavy equipment such as harvesters and...
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Minnesota Judge Allows “Necessity” Defense by Climate Activists in Oil Pipeline Protest

Minnesota Judge Allows “Necessity” Defense by Climate Activists in Oil Pipeline Protest

by Phil McKenna / InsideClimate News Emily Johnston and two other activists were charged with felonies for shutting down a pipeline in Minnesota. A fourth activist filmed it. A judge in their trial has allowed the defendants to use the “necessity” defense. Credit: Direct Climate Action A judge in Minnesota has cleared the way...
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City of Mahwah New Jersey Using Zoning Violations to Try and End Split Rock Sweetwater Prayer Camp

City of Mahwah New Jersey Using Zoning Violations to Try and End Split Rock Sweetwater Prayer Camp

by Onion / Earth First! Newswire The seal of Bergen County, New Jersey greets folks not only as they enter the Justice Center, but almost every room inside the giant white building in the middle of Hackensack. The seal features what is supposed to be a native person, peace pipe in hand, greeting what...
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Mattole Forest Defenders in Need of Urgent Help

Mattole Forest Defenders in Need of Urgent Help

from Mattole Forest Defenders / Earth First! Newswire Two Humboldt Redwood Company (HRC) security goons, dressed up in camo, attempted to take apart our new blockade today, October 12th. Security attempted to pull out the logs that were counter-balancing the base of our 25-foot-wide tripod. We managed to stop them by laying on top of...
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Support Cascadia Forest Defenders as They Defend an Oregon Forest from Logging

Support Cascadia Forest Defenders as They Defend an Oregon Forest from Logging

by Cascadia Forest Defenders / Earth First! Newswire Forest defender rappelling from “The Witness.” Photo from Instagram: @goosetreesit. The famously clear, cold waters of the McKenzie River watershed (home to several endangered salmon and trout runs, and drinking water for Eugene) will be affected by the proposed logging of approximately 2,500 acres of the...
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Dakota Access Pipeline Saboteurs Speak: Oct 14 in Oakland, CA

Dakota Access Pipeline Saboteurs Speak: Oct 14 in Oakland, CA

from Diablo Rising Tide An Evening with Dakota Access Pipeline Saboteurs Jessica Reznicek and Ruby Montoya: How and Why Two Women Went from Protesting to Sabotage to Stop the Dakota Access Pipeline We’ll be collecting donations for Jessica and Ruby. Jessica and Ruby need your support to spread the word! They think they will...
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Mass Action in Poland’s Bialowieza Forest: Three Blockades at the Same Time

Mass Action in Poland’s Bialowieza Forest: Three Blockades at the Same Time

from Save Bialowieza For the first time ever three blockades of heavy equipment took place in the Forest simultaneously Last Friday Minister of Environment undermined the credibility of materials documenting the logging in the Forest that were sent to the European Court of Justice. It can be assumed that the resort denies the fact...
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