Posts Tagged ‘ News ’

Canada: Totem Pole Raised on Lelu Island after LNG Project Falls

Canada: Totem Pole Raised on Lelu Island after LNG Project Falls

by Shannon Lough / The Northern View See The Northern View for a related video Photo from The Northern View. In a stand of defiance against federal authorities, members of the Gitwilgyoots Tribe and supporters raised a totem pole on Lelu Island on Oct. 20 to signify their claim to the land. The occupation...
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Australia: Court Case Won Against Tasmanian Anti-Protest Laws

23. Oktober 2017
Australia: Court Case Won Against Tasmanian Anti-Protest Laws

by Michael Slezak / The Guardian Tasmanian forest The former Australian Greens leader Bob Brown has won a landmark high court fight against Tasmanian anti-protest laws passed in 2014 and under which he was charged in 2016. Brown, the third person arrested under the Workplaces (Protection from Protesters) Act 2014, argued the laws directly...
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Announcing the Animal Rights Gathering 2018: January 20 in Baltimore, MD

Announcing the Animal Rights Gathering 2018: January 20 in Baltimore, MD

from Animal Rights Gathering 2018 Animal Rights Gathering 2018, was inspired by No New Animal Lab campaign that reinvigorated AR campaigns on a national level. Through working together on NNAL, many of us kept in touch. Recently, through conversations about the flaws and undesired mainstream narratives provided to the Animal Rights community, we decided...
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A Wild Snow Leopard Encounter

23. Oktober 2017

The footage was taken by a camera trap set up in Mongolia’s Gobi Gurvansaikhan National Park by the Snow Leopard Conservation Foundation, Snow Leopard Trust and the Gurvansaikhan park rangers. You can help support this critical snow leopard research by making a symbolic snow leopard adoption today. 100% of the proceeds go to on-the-ground...
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B.C. Fish Farm Injunctions Against Protestors Lifted

22. Oktober 2017
B.C. Fish Farm Injunctions Against Protestors Lifted

by Laurie Hamelin / APTN News Injunctions against three First Nations activists protesting a fish farm off the northern coast of Vancouver Island was temporarily suspended Wednesday by the company. Marine Harvest Canada, the owner of Port Elizabeth Fish Farm, was officially occupied by activists Sunday night. Notices were served to two protesters occupying...
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Twenty-Three People Arrested at Nuns’ Chapel in Pipeline Construction Zone

22. Oktober 2017
Twenty-Three People Arrested at Nuns’ Chapel in Pipeline Construction Zone

by  Phil McCausland / NBC News Members of Lancaster Against Pipelines protest at the construction site of a natural gas pipeline in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, on Monday. Courtesy David Jones Twenty-three members of a local protest organization in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania — which helped a group of nuns build a small outdoor chapel atop...
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UK: Campaigners Occupy Rig at Third Energy’s Kirby Misperton Fracking Site

UK: Campaigners Occupy Rig at Third Energy’s Kirby Misperton Fracking Site

by Ruth Hayhurst / Drill or Drop? Rig occupation at Third Energy’s KM8 fracking site in Kirby Misperton, North Yorkshire, 21 October 20117. Photo: Leigh Coghill Updated 4pm with new statement and pictures Three opponents of Third Energy’s plans to frack at Kirby Misperton in North Yorkshire have occupied the workover rig at the...
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Turkey: Environmental Activists Killed

21. Oktober 2017
Turkey: Environmental Activists Killed

from The Guardian Ali and Aysin Büyüknohutçu who were killed in their home after winning a campaign to shut down a marble quarry. Cedar branches whisper in the Anatolian breeze. Twigs crunch underfoot. A truck rumbles from a distant marble quarry. The crack of a hunter’s rifle echoes through the forest. The sounds of...
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Activists Travel to Europe to Tell Backers of Trans Mountain Pipeline the Project Won’t Survive Indigenous Resistance

20. Oktober 2017
Activists Travel to Europe to Tell Backers of Trans Mountain Pipeline the Project Won’t Survive Indigenous Resistance

from The Guardian Secwepemc activist Kanahus Manuel in front of a tiny house being built in the path of Kinder Morgan pipeline’s planned route through her Nation’s territory in British Columbia, Canada. Photograph: Ian Willms/Greenpeace The controversial expansion of a pipeline that would carry tar sands crude from Alberta to British Columbia’s coast will...
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Solidarity From Junexit to Bure

20. Oktober 2017
Solidarity From Junexit to Bure

from Montreal Counter-Info From Camp de la rivière – Galt-Junex From one forest to another, over the ocean, solidarity against tragic and toxic mega-projects! Bure: Lutte contre le projet d’enfouissement de déchets nucléaires
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Enbridge Backtracks on Decision to Seize Assets from Environmental Group

20. Oktober 2017
Enbridge Backtracks on Decision to Seize Assets from Environmental Group

from Global News.ca Staff at the Vancouver office of an environmental group got an unexpected visit on Tuesday from sheriffs who were holding court documents authorizing them to seize the organization’s assets on behalf of Enbridge. Karen Mahon with Stand.earth, formerly known as Forest Ethics, said the documents authorized the sheriffs to take and sell...
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Logging at Goose: A Call to Action from Oregon’s Cascadia Forest Defenders

Logging at Goose: A Call to Action from Oregon’s Cascadia Forest Defenders

from Cascadia Forest Defenders Photo from Instagram: @goosetreesit LANE COUNTY OREGON: Logging has begun at the Goose Timber Sale in the Willamette National Forest north of McKenzie Bridge and Highway 126. The Cascadia Forest Defenders (CFD) have maintained a tree sit protest inside the Goose Timber Sale since late May and CFD first observed...
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