Posts Tagged ‘ News ’

Switzerland: Multiple Businesses Targeted

Switzerland: Multiple Businesses Targeted

from Bite Back “Three butcher shops, one kebab restaurant , the train station hall and a fur shop were targeted between Friday and Sunday last week in Geneva. After the famous Molard butcher shop and its 15’000 francs damage, it is the turn of two others to find their windows smashed at dawn. One...
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Appeals Court Allows “Necessity Defense” for Pipeline Protesters in Minnesota

Appeals Court Allows “Necessity Defense” for Pipeline Protesters in Minnesota

from Red Power Media The Minnesota Court of Appeals ruled on Monday that four anti-pipeline activists facing criminal charges have a legit case to argue the “necessity defense” in court. According to EcoWatch, the so-called “Valve Turners” Emily Johnston and Annette Klapstein were charged after shutting off the emergency valves on a pair of tar sands pipelines owned by Enbridge Energy....
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Lummi Nation Takes Totem Pole Across Country to Unite Indigenous Anti-Fossil Fuel Struggles

Lummi Nation Takes Totem Pole Across Country to Unite Indigenous Anti-Fossil Fuel Struggles

by Monsy Alvarado / North Jersey A totem pole arrives in Mahwah MAHWAH — A 16-foot colorful totem pole made a visit to the township Saturday at a ceremony where members of the Ramapough Lenape Nation prayed and sang and hoped to bring awareness to the struggles of Native American tribes across the country...
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Chile: Mapuches Fight Tourism Project to Protect Sacred Lands

Chile: Mapuches Fight Tourism Project to Protect Sacred Lands

from TeleSur Mapuche communities in Chile are opposing the construction of the Sky Lican Ray – Pinohuacho recreational center in Ruka Pullan, by the Villarrica volcano, a place considered sacred by its inhabitants for its spiritual significance and natural resources. “We totally oppose the intervention in a space with such great cultural and spiritual meaning for our fellentun kay...
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The Bent Mt Community is Uniting Against the Mountain Valley Pipeline

The Bent Mt Community is Uniting Against the Mountain Valley Pipeline

by Farmlands Fighting Pipelines / It’s Going Down The following report is from an anonymous contributor with Farmlands Fighting Pipelines, and discusses how the Bent Mountain community is uniting and winning against the Mountain Valley Pipeline (MVP). One woman, resolute in a tree, has stayed 32 feet above the ground under the threat of...
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The Earth First! Journal is Moving! But We Need Your Help to Get There

The Earth First! Journal is Moving! But We Need Your Help to Get There

from the Earth First! Journal art by Edna Jones It’s official—the Earth First! Journal is relocating! By the beginning of 2019 we hope to have moved from the concrete swamp of South Florida to the woods of Southern Oregon. It’s been a long time coming, and this move will increase our opportunities for outreach...
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Colorado: Locals Fight Fracking Companys Plans to Drill 1,000 Feet From School

Colorado: Locals Fight Fracking Companys Plans to Drill 1,000 Feet From School

by Megan Jula / Mother Jones Bella Romero Academy’s playground, with Extraction Oil and Gas’ proposed site just beyond the fence. FracTracker In one of the most fracked counties in the country, a fight is underway between environmental justice advocates and the Colorado commission that oversees oil and gas development. Four environmental and civil rights groups...
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DC Divest Rallies for Wells Fargo Divestment Bill

DC Divest Rallies for Wells Fargo Divestment Bill

from DC Direct Action News On the 18th of April, DC Divest rallied on the steps of the Wilson Building, then packed the room at the DC Council’s CFO Oversight Hearing. They were there to demand that Jack Evans stop holding up a bill to remove the DC government’s money from Well Fargo. Wells...
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UK: Thousands of Partridges Freed by ALF

UK: Thousands of Partridges Freed by ALF

from Bite Back “Biggest release in the history of British animal liberation? On the evening of the 14th April 2018, our group entered onto the 1 and half acre site owned by ‘Southern Partridges’. There was a mix of older cages and newer ones, each cage typically houses 2 — 5 birds. The long...
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Malaysia: Indigenous People in Defense of Their Lands

Malaysia: Indigenous People in Defense of Their Lands

by Real World Radio / Intercontinental Cry For the past two months, approximately 800 Orang Asli Indigenous Peoples have maintained blockades at several sites in Gua Musang district, Kelantan State, Malaysia in defense of the environment and their customary rights over land. “We want to block any activity that would destroy the environment”, said...
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Gwich’in Nation Resolves to Fight Trump’s Rush to Drill in the Arctic Refuge

Gwich’in Nation Resolves to Fight Trump’s Rush to Drill in the Arctic Refuge

from Native News Online GWICH’IN NATION – The Gwich’in Nation stands united in denouncing Thursday’s advance publication of the Department of the Interior Notice of Intent to initiate the process for an oil and gas lease sale on the coastal plain of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. “The Interior Department has chosen to rush oil and...
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Maryland: Residents Rally in Baltimore Against Fracked Gas Infrastructure

Maryland: Residents Rally in Baltimore Against Fracked Gas Infrastructure

from DC Direct Action News On the 18th of April, MD residents from Cove Point, Accokeek, Myersville, and other places menaced by fracked gas project protested outside the MD Dept of the Environment. They were there to demand that the existing state ban on fracking be made meaninful with a ban on fracked gas...
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