Posts Tagged ‘ International Eco-Defense ’

New Video from the Hambach Forest Occupation in Germany

from Sub Alex / YouTube
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How First Nations Are Keeping Watch Over an Embattled Canadian Pipeline

How First Nations Are Keeping Watch Over an Embattled Canadian Pipeline

by Brian Kahn / Earther BURNABY, BRITISH COLUMBIA—At 6:30 a.m., workers started hacking away at blackberry bushes in a small clearing, wading through ankle-deep mud from the rains the day before. Just steps away, bright yellow signs staked into a berm warned of a high pressure pipeline buried beneath. First Nations’ leaders at the...
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Canada: Arrests to Continue as Kinder Morgan Protests Heat Up

Canada: Arrests to Continue as Kinder Morgan Protests Heat Up

by Duncan Anderson / The Tyee BC Indigenous leaders led a 5,000-person march against the Kinder Morgan Trans Mountain pipeline expansion March 10. Photo by Rogue Collective. Organizers of the recent wave of protests at the Kinder Morgan site on Burnaby Mountain say we can expect more large protests and arrests as the battle...
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Join “Reclaim the Power” at Preston New Road to Stop Fracking in Lancashire

Join “Reclaim the Power” at Preston New Road to Stop Fracking in Lancashire

submitted to the Earth First! Newswire Poetry at the Gate during Reclaim the Power’s Jig at the Rig mass action which shut down the site in March 2017. Over the next three months, communities are coming together in a United Resistance of Love and Defiance to counter Cuadrilla’s dangerous fracking plans at Preston New...
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“Free The Soil”: Activists Blockade Synthetic Fertalizer Company

“Free The Soil”: Activists Blockade Synthetic Fertalizer Company

submitted to the Earth First! Newswire by Birk Ole Persson Early morning March 26th, a group of activists from KlimaKollektivet (the Climate Collective) blockaded a storage facility for synthetic fertilizers on Masnedø island, Denmark. The facility, that is run by the largest producer of synthetic fertilizer, the Norwegian multinational company YARA, was blockaded as...
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Canada: Kinder Morgan Pipeline Protest Grows: Arrests Include a Greenpeace Founder, Juno-Nominated Grandfather

Canada: Kinder Morgan Pipeline Protest Grows: Arrests Include a Greenpeace Founder, Juno-Nominated Grandfather

by Andy Rowell / EcoWatch Just because you get older, it doesn’t mean you cannot stop taking action for what you believe in. And Monday was a case in point. Two seventy-year-olds, still putting their bodies on the line for environmental justice and indigenous rights. Early Monday morning, the first seventy-year-old, a grandfather of...
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Italy: Locks Glued at Benetton Shops

Italy: Locks Glued at Benetton Shops

from anarchistnews.org “Claim of responsibility for sabotage of two Benetton shops We are enemies of power and domination. We want the end of every form of exploitation. We aim for the absolute destruction of authority and of the capitalist system. The symbols and the consequences of capitalism and exploitation are everywhere. So we just...
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Indigenous Protesters Again Block Entrance to Pinery Provincial Park

Indigenous Protesters Again Block Entrance to Pinery Provincial Park

from Warrior Publications Maynard T. George is leader of the Indigenous family group claiming ownership of Pinery Provincial Park. (Submitted by Colin Graf)Protester Maynard George says the action is connected to a First Nations claim to the land CBC News, March 19, 2018 Indigenous protesters are again blocking the entrance to the Pinery Provincial...
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British Columbia: Camp Cloud Makes a Call for “More Boots on the Ground” Against Kinder Morgan

British Columbia: Camp Cloud Makes a Call for “More Boots on the Ground” Against Kinder Morgan

from It’s Going Down Last weekend in so-called British Columbia, up to ten thousand converged against the construction of a Kinder Morgan pipeline. However, there are also ongoing direct action campaigns on the ground, such as Camp Cloud and the Tiny House Warriors. What follows is an update from Camp Cloud and a call...
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Day of Solidarity with the Hambi 4: March 10, 2018

Day of Solidarity with the Hambi 4: March 10, 2018

from Hambach Forest The remaining prisoners of the barricade clearing on 22.1.2018 are expected to remain in custody for for at least another week. Time to do another Soli-Aktionstag. Register demos or vigils, distribute flyers, paint banners and send us your photos (preferably via twitter, so that the mailbox does not burst). Write protest...
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UKOG Seeks Injunction to Ban Protests that Aim to Damage its Business

UKOG Seeks Injunction to Ban Protests that Aim to Damage its Business

by Ruth Hayhurst / Drill Or Drop? Opponents of UKOG’s oil exploration site outside the Broadford Bridge site in West Sussex. Photo used with the author’s permission The exploration company, UK Oil and Gas, has applied for a wide-reaching injunction against anti-drilling protests at sites in West Sussex and Surrey. Like several previous applications...
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ZAD: A Month Away From Possible Eviction

ZAD: A Month Away From Possible Eviction

from Freedom News Mar 2: Following the announcement by French prime minister Edouard Philippe that the ‘illegal occupants’ will be evicted at the end of March, for four weeks now ZAD has seen a large police presence, with about 200 gendarmerie mobilised daily in the area. Their mission: to control the entrances, and to engage...
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