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New Caledonia: Société Le Nickel Mine Sabotaged

New Caledonia: Société Le Nickel Mine Sabotaged

from Attaque translated by Earth First! Journal A creek in southern New Caledonia contaminated by the nickel mine. The important mining site of the Société Le Nickel (Eramet group) in New Caledonia has been the target of many sabotages during the holiday season, according to the company on Friday . The facts occurred...
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News from Germany’s Hambach Forest

News from Germany’s Hambach Forest

submitted anonymously / Earth First! Newswire On the 20th of December the local government decided that RWE is not allowed to continue cutting up to the 31st of March, 2018. During the next year they want to decide if the open cast mine will continue. The official date means that this cutting season is...
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Wanted: Material for power supply in the Hambi in Germany

Wanted: Material for power supply in the Hambi in Germany

from Hambach Forest It has become dark and cold in the forest. The winter is noticeable already and people arm themselves with thick jackets and long campfire evenings against the first snow. And even against the dark, something can and should be done. Because there is currently no electricity in the forest and meadow....
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Green Antifa Raccoons, Squirrels, Opossums Leave Message for Virginia Water Control Board

Green Antifa Raccoons, Squirrels, Opossums Leave Message for Virginia Water Control Board

by Anonymous Contributor / It’s Going Down The following anonymous report was sent to IGD, which we reprint below. It details actions people have undertaken in concert with the ongoing struggle against the Atlantic Coast Pipeline (ACP) and the Mountain Valley Pipeline (MVP) in Virginia, which we discussed on our most recent podcast here....
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Hambach Forest, Germany: 400 people in December 10th Demonstration

Hambach Forest, Germany: 400 people in December 10th Demonstration

from Squat Net Today’s walk in the Forest has attracted over 400 people reflecting a wave of popular support sweeping not just the region but all of Germany and from around the world. This is happening at the time when the rulling parties are no longer able or willing to hold an argument on...
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‘We’ll See the Battle Lines’: Trump Faced by Native American Alliance Over Bears Ears

‘We’ll See the Battle Lines’: Trump Faced by Native American Alliance Over Bears Ears

by Andrea Smardon / The Guardian A supporter of the Bears Ears and Grand Staircase-Escalante national monuments dances with a headdress during a rally on Saturday in Salt Lake City. Photograph: Rick Bowmer/AP On Monday, Donald Trump will visit Salt Lake City. He is expected to formally announce plans to substantially shrink two Utah...
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Oaxaca: Cultural Caravan in Defense of Mother Earth and Our Territories

1. Dezember 2017
Oaxaca: Cultural Caravan in Defense of Mother Earth and Our Territories

from It’s Going Down IGD Editor’s note: This caravan is being called for by the Indigenous Rights Defense Committee (CODEDI), an autonomous and anti-capitalist organization comprised of 45 indigenous communities in Oaxaca. The caravan will end with an event held on a reclaimed coffee plantation, now a self-sustaining center promoting indigenous autonomy. To the...
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Deforesting and Eviction of Germany’s Hambach Forest and Camp Have Begun

Deforesting and Eviction of Germany’s Hambach Forest and Camp Have Begun

from Earth First! Newswire As forest defenders feared, this weekend police and RWE employees began evicting the ongoing forest blockade and encampment and once again cutting trees in the Hambach Forest. It began on Saturday, and forest defenders responded by blocking rail tracks and building barricades to defend the forest. Multiple activists have been...
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Urgent Call for Support from Germany’s Hambach Forest: Massive Police Action Imminent!

Urgent Call for Support from Germany’s Hambach Forest: Massive Police Action Imminent!

by Hambach Forest Defenders / Indymedia The courtcase which gave the Hambach Forest a little more time to prepare for cutting season is lost. RWE started today with clearing bushes to prepare for total cutting. The preparations for an massive police action are obvious. They announced that they want to evict the whole occupation....
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Germany: Spontaneus Demonstration for Hambach Forest Following Cologne Court’s Pro-RWE Decision

Germany: Spontaneus Demonstration for Hambach Forest Following Cologne Court’s Pro-RWE Decision

from hambachforest.org The ongoing court case to stop RWE from cutting one of the last remnants of ancient Hambach Forest took place today in Cologne.  The decision was postponed from Monday to Friday to possibly reduce number of supporters showing up in court, resulting in the same number of about 40+ attending  the trial. ...
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Australia: People Blockade Work on Adani Rail Line

Australia: People Blockade Work on Adani Rail Line

from FLAC UPDATE: 5 of the protestors were arrested for contravening police orders and blocking a road. They have been released on summons. November 21st: A multi-faith group of six peaceful protestors are blocking work on the rail line from Abbot Point to the Galilee Basin to protest Adani’s proposed mega-coal mine.  The protestors are...
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Germany’s Dirty Coal Mines Have Become the Focus for a New Wave of Direct Action

Germany’s Dirty Coal Mines Have Become the Focus for a New Wave of Direct Action

by Jonathan Watts / The Guardian A protest at Hambach opencast mine, the latest of several recent actions in Germany. Photograph: Philipp Guelland/EPA A giant black mark on Germany’s environmental record is scarred on the land an hour’s drive from the venue of this year’s UN climate talks in Bonn. Stretching 85 kilometres wide...
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