Posts Tagged ‘ International Eco-Defense ’

Spain: Animal Liberation Front Targets the Running of the Bulls

Spain: Animal Liberation Front Targets the Running of the Bulls

from Bite Back The Animal Liberation Front has claimed responsibility for an arson and sabotage targeting facilities in Iruña/Pamplona that will be used during the festival of San Fermin. During the night of June 6-7, a forklift was set on fire, anti-bullfighting messages painted and other damage caused inside the ‘Corrales del Gas,’ enclosures...
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Netherlands: Banner and Posters for June 11

Netherlands: Banner and Posters for June 11

from Anarchist News June 11, is the international solidarity day with anarchist prisoners. That’s why, last week, we put posters up in The Hague, the Netherlands and hung a banner today with the text: ‘Freedom for all anarchist prisoners’. The solidarity day with anarchist prisoners arose to draw attention to comrades held in the...
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UK: Protestors Block Road for More Than 28 Hours to Stop Work on Access Road of Opencast Site in County Durham

UK: Protestors Block Road for More Than 28 Hours to Stop Work on Access Road of Opencast Site in County Durham

from Freedom News Photo credit: Simone Rudolphi / Campaign to Protect Pont Valley Protestors fighting against a new opencast coal mine in County Durham have blocked the road in a rolling resistance for more than 28 hours to prevent the mining company, Banks group, to finish building the access road. At 8:30 pm on...
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BC First Nation Files Aboriginal Title Claim Challenging Fish Farms in their Territory

BC First Nation Files Aboriginal Title Claim Challenging Fish Farms in their Territory

by Laurie Hamelin / APTN News Dzawada’enuxw leaders outside BC Supreme Court in Vancouver. Photo courtesy Lindsey Mae Willie The Dzawada’enuxw First Nation of Kingcome Inlet filed a claim of Aboriginal title in British Columbia’s Supreme Court that affects ten fish farms in their traditional territory that they say are operating without their consent. “We have...
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France: Greenpeace Activists Hijack Oil Firm Total’s Annual Shareholders’ Meeting

France: Greenpeace Activists Hijack Oil Firm Total’s Annual Shareholders’ Meeting

by Mark Sweney / The Guardian More than 250 Greenpeace activists hijacked Total’s annual shareholders’ meeting in Paris to protest at the oil company’s plans to drill in the mouth of the Amazon and French Guiana. Four activists descended by ropes from the ceiling above the stage, as the Total chief executive, Patrick Pouyanné, began his...
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Mountain Gorilla Population in Africa Rises Above 1,000

Mountain Gorilla Population in Africa Rises Above 1,000

by Damian Carrington / The Guardian The rise in mountain gorilla numbers is a success for intensive conservation work in a troubled region. Photograph: Brent Stirton/WWF It is one of the most recognisable animals in the world and one of the most endangered, but a new census reveals the surviving mountain gorilla population has now...
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Japan Slaughtered Over 120 Pregnant Whales in Annual Antarctica Summer Hunt

Japan Slaughtered Over 120 Pregnant Whales in Annual Antarctica Summer Hunt

by Brendan Cole / Newsweek Japan: Aerial footage released by the Sea Shepherd Conservation Society show three dead minke whales on the deck of the Japanese factory ship Nisshin Maru as it sailed in the Southern Ocean. Photo from 2014. The group said it had information that a fourth whale had also been killed....
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Germany: Animal Rights Group Brings Down “Environmental” Minister of North Rhine Westphalia

Germany: Animal Rights Group Brings Down “Environmental” Minister of North Rhine Westphalia

from Hambach Forest “Environmental” Minister of North Rhine Westphalia, Christina Schulze Föcking has just been forced to resign over a shit-storm of a scandal having to do with severe animal abuse recorded by animal rights activists who broke into her family pig farm(run by her husband) at night. A little background that is excellent also...
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France: Live Blog of the Second Wave of Expulsions of la ZAD

France: Live Blog of the Second Wave of Expulsions of la ZAD

from Squat!net You can see the live ticker over on enoughisenough 09:52am Clashes at the edge of the forest at Bellevue. Images by @ZAD_NDDL Klaxon radio: If you are north of the Rohan forest, to the Datchacha, there is a a special unit of cop dressed in light blue who ambush people and make surprise...
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England: Anti-Hunt Activists Expose Cruelty to Fox Cubs

England: Anti-Hunt Activists Expose Cruelty to Fox Cubs

from BBC Secret footage was taken of the South Herefordshire Hunt’s kennels. Photo from bbc.com. Five people are to be charged with animal cruelty offences after the BBC broadcast pictures appearing to show fox cubs being taken into a kennel of hunting hounds. The police investigation began after anti-hunting activists installed hidden cameras at...
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Kinder Morgan Pipeline Won’t Get Built Because of “Resistance on the Ground,” Vancouver Mayor Says

Kinder Morgan Pipeline Won’t Get Built Because of “Resistance on the Ground,” Vancouver Mayor Says

by Natalie Obiko Pearson / Bloomberg Photographer: Daniel Acker/Bloomberg Kinder Morgan Inc.’s proposed expansion of an oil pipeline to Canada’s Pacific Coast will never happen because local opposition to the project that’s dividing the nation is only going to intensify, according to the mayor of Vancouver. “I don’t think this project will go —...
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UK: Opponents of Durham Opencast Mining Condemn Bailiffs and Police Over Violence at Protest Camp Eviction

UK: Opponents of Durham Opencast Mining Condemn Bailiffs and Police Over Violence at Protest Camp Eviction

from NETPOL PHOTO: Coal Action Network Since the start of March, campaigners living at the Pont Valley Protection Camp, between Dipton and Leadgate in County Durham, have been protesting against opencast coal mining by the Banks Group, which has only until 3 June to extract coal from the mine before its planning permission runs...
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