Posts Tagged ‘ International Eco-Defense ’

Blockade Forces Trucks to Leave Lumber in Poland’s Bialowieza Forest, Priest Responds with Fabrication of Assault

Blockade Forces Trucks to Leave Lumber in Poland’s Bialowieza Forest, Priest Responds with Fabrication of Assault

from Hambach Forest Logged trees are seen near a site where environmental activists take action in the defence of one of the last primeval forests in Europe, Bialowieza forest, Poland May 24, 2017. REUTERS/Kacper Pempel The ancient Bialowieza Forest continues to be logged at times late into the night and from early hours of...
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Police Dismantle Blockade Against Junex Inc. Galt Wells Oil Project in Eastern Quebec

by Brent Patterson / The Council of Canadians A blockade established by land defenders on August 6 against the Junex Inc. Galt Wells oil project site in eastern Quebec was dismantled by police last night. Radio-Canada reports (in French), “At approximately 8:00 pm on Monday , police officers dismantled the barricade established by...
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British Columbia Will Ban Grizzly Bear Trophy Hunting (with Gaping Loophole)

British Columbia Will Ban Grizzly Bear Trophy Hunting (with Gaping Loophole)

by Merrit Kennedy / NPR Grizzly bear cubs follow their mother in British Columbia, Canada, in 2014. The province has banned trophy hunting of grizzlies beginning at the end of November.Mick Thompson In a win for conservationists and environmental groups, British Columbia says it will no longer allow the trophy hunting of grizzly bears...
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UK: Over 100 Hunt Saboteurs Disrupt “Inglorious 12th” Grouse Hunt

UK: Over 100 Hunt Saboteurs Disrupt “Inglorious 12th” Grouse Hunt

from Hunt Saboteurs Association Over 100 hunt saboteurs from around the country descended on the moors of Yorkshire and the Peak District yesterday to disrupt the first day of the grouse shooting season. They first stopped a shoot on the Notorious Saddleworth Moor before moving South to the Fitzwilliam estate in the heart of...
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Panama Trial of Three Ngäbe Leaders “A Pattern” of Intimidation and Criminalization

Panama Trial of Three Ngäbe Leaders “A Pattern” of Intimidation and Criminalization

by Tracy Barnett / IC Magazine Manolo Miranda, one of three Ngäbe leaders facing trial, explains the impacts of the Barro Blanco Dam on the Tabasará River and surrounding communities. (Jonathan González photo) Manolo Miranda, leader of an indigenous community recently flooded by the Barro Blanco dam, now faces up to two years in...
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Two Days of Blockades and Actions in Poland’s Primal Bialowieza Forest

Two Days of Blockades and Actions in Poland’s Primal Bialowieza Forest

from Hambach Forest The logging of ancient Bialowieza Forest has been blocked and equipment occupied for two days in the row now. On Thursday a group of activist locked on to the harvester and a forwarder resulting in the longest logging blockade...
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Emergency in TIPNIS (Territorio Indígena y Parque Nacional Isiboro Sécure)

Emergency in TIPNIS (Territorio Indígena y Parque Nacional Isiboro Sécure)

from Contra Info translated by Earth First! Journal Image from http://tipnisresiste.blogspot.com TIPNIS is a territory where the Pacha (Earth) is being devastated by people who see it as a space to plunder for their own enrichment; it is in a state of permanent harassment by those in...
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Communiqués of Sabotage Against Exploiters of Animals in Spain, Sweden, France

Communiqués of Sabotage Against Exploiters of Animals in Spain, Sweden, France

from Bite Back August 8-9: Locks Glued at Fish Shop, France “Aquatic animals are unfortunately often forgotten; little empathy exists for their plight. Their massacre is enormous; we do not hear their cries but the suffering and agony they endure is terrible. They are considered merchandise, they are spoken about in...
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Indigenous Women Led Environmental Struggle in 2016

Indigenous Women Led Environmental Struggle in 2016

from telesur Women are leading the struggle in Latin America against environmental destruction as well as Indigenous rights, but they often face assassination, jail, threats and violence. They not only fight against gender inequality, but also demand wider societal transformation of a patriarchal system that doesn’t work for them as women — even though...
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Preparing the Soil: Grassroots Environmentalism in Gaspesie, Canada (with August 2017 Update)

Preparing the Soil: Grassroots Environmentalism in Gaspesie, Canada (with August 2017 Update)

anonymous author / Earth First! Newswire The Gaspé Peninsula On August 7, militant ecologists established a hard blockade at the entrance to the Galt Site near Gaspé . This is a highly strategic action, timed several weeks before...
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IIRSA, Infrastructure of Devastation: Documentary on South American Regional Infrastructure Initiative

by Sosyalsavas / actforfreedom 97.7% of the South American territory is being transformed forever. And with that, the totality of our lives. The IIRSA (South American Regional Infrastructure Initiative) is a mega-project at the continental level, carried out by all the South American states with the support, financing and coordination of the International Monetary...
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Poland Vows to Continue Logging in Białowieża Forest Despite Court Ban

Poland Vows to Continue Logging in Białowieża Forest Despite Court Ban

from The Guardian The Białowieża forest includes one of the largest surviving parts of the primeval forest that covered the European plain 10,000 years ago. Photograph: Kacper Pempel/Reuters Poland will keep logging in the ancient forest of Białowieża despite an order from the EU’s top court to halt the practice, the country’s environment minister...
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