Posts Tagged ‘ International Eco-Defense ’

Genetically Engineered Trees Conference Met with Protest in Chile

Genetically Engineered Trees Conference Met with Protest in Chile

from STOP GE Trees Concepción, Chile – People from Chile representing social movements, Indigenous organizations and environmental justice groups marched to the International Union of Forest Research Organizations (IUFRO) 2017 Tree Biotechnology Conference on its opening day here. They were stopped outside of the conference by the Carabinero police forces. There were no arrests....
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Poland: Activists Step Up Protest Against Logging in Ancient Forest

Poland: Activists Step Up Protest Against Logging in Ancient Forest

From Reuters / Kacper Pempel and Karol Witeberg An environmental activist chains himself to a logging machine during an action in the defence of one of the last primeval forests in Europe, Bialowieza forest, Poland May 24, 2017. REUTERS/Kacper Pempel BIALOWIEZA, POLAND: Environmental campaigners chained themselves to logging equipment in Poland’s ancient Bialowieza Forest on Wednesday...
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Agua Zarca Financial Backers Withdraw Funding

Agua Zarca Financial Backers Withdraw Funding

from The Guardian The international funders behind the hydroelectric dam opposed by murdered Honduran environmentalist Berta Cáceres are withdrawing from the project, the Guardian can reveal. Three financial institutions had pledged loans worth $44m for the Agua Zarca dam on the Gualcarque river, which is considered sacred by the Lenca people and which Caceres...
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Scientists Accidentally Helping Poachers to Find Rare Species

Scientists Accidentally Helping Poachers to Find Rare Species

by Kesavan Unnikrishnan / Digital Journal Scientists have sent out a warning about publishing the location and habitat of endangered animals in scientific journals. Wildlife poachers are trawling online publications to target rare and exotic species as soon as the animals are described online. In an report published in Science magazine , biologists David...
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Denmark’s Famous “Little Mermaid” Landmark Doused in Red Paint by Whaling Protesters

Denmark’s Famous “Little Mermaid” Landmark Doused in Red Paint by Whaling Protesters

by Julie Astrid Thomsen / Reuters The Little Mermaid statue is seen painted in red in what local authorities say is an act of vandalism, in Copenhagen, Denmark May 30, 2017. Ida Marie Odgaard/Scanpix Denmark/via REUTERS Denmark’s most famous landmark, “The Little Mermaid”, has been doused in red paint by anti-whaling activists. “Danmark defend...
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Canada: Opponent of Muskrat Falls Hydroelectric Megaproject in Custody, Protesters Blockade Court Vehicle

by Katie Breen / CBC News / from Red Power Media Hunter was brought to wagon, group members lie in front of it, chanting. pic.twitter.com/yhCrhnNcMf — Katie Breen (@KatieBreenNL) May 29, 2017 A Muskrat Falls protester is being held in custody after refusing to tell a judge in Happy Valley-Goose Bay court that she’d stay...
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Greenpeace Projects “Earth First” on the Dome of St. Peter’s Basilica for Trump’s Vatican Visit

by The Independent Greenpeace has sent a clear message to President Donald Trump during his visit to the Vatican by projecting a message in lights on to the dome of St. Peter’s Basilica that read: Planet Earth First. It seemed to be a play on Mr Trump’s “America First” slogan that has guided much of his young presidency. Climate...
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Sharks Freed by Animal Liberation Front Mexico

Sharks Freed by Animal Liberation Front Mexico

received anonymously / Bite Back On May 4, four catsharks living in captivity at Playa Tiburón, Isla Mujeres (Quintana Roo), Mexico, were released anonymously at dawn. Until all the cages are empty. Animal Liberation Front Mexico. Spanish: El 4 de mayo, fueron liberadas en la madrugada y de forma anónima, cuatro tiburones gata que...
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US Bank to Stop Funding Pipelines as Divestment Movement Expands Worldwide

US Bank to Stop Funding Pipelines as Divestment Movement Expands Worldwide

by Nika Knight / Common Dreams As a nearly ten-days-long global mobilization calling for divestment from fossil fuels comes to an end, climate campaigners are celebrating a major victory stateside: U.S. Bank has announced that it will no longer finance fossil fuel pipeline construction. The announcement came during the company’s April shareholder meeting, reported...
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One Month Until June 11th!

One Month Until June 11th!

from Its Going Down We’re one month away from this year’s June 11th International Day of Solidarity with Marius Mason and all long-term anarchist prisoners! The essence of the day is that many seemingly separate events and actions can resonate within a wider network of efforts in solidarity with our imprisoned fighters. In this way, we...
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Brazil: Indigenous Blockades, Protests and Occupations Met with Extreme Violence

Brazil: Indigenous Blockades, Protests and Occupations Met with Extreme Violence

by Skyler Simmons / Earth First Newswire On April 25 thousands of indigenous people whose land is occupied by the government of Brazil descended on the nation’s Congress to demand the government uphold indigenous peoples’ rights to their traditional lands and put an end to the escalating violence against tribes by ranchers and loggers....
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Interview with a Militant of the MST / Entrevista com uma militante do MST

Interview conducted by the Global Justice Ecology Project in Portuguese with Spanish live translation and English subtitles.
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