Posts Tagged ‘ water ’

Puerto Rico, Elon Musk, and The Difference Between Environmentalism and Environmental Justice

15. Oktober 2017
Puerto Rico, Elon Musk, and The Difference Between Environmentalism and Environmental Justice

by Courtney Parker / Intercontinental Cry Tesla Chairman, Elon Musk. Photo (CC) Brian Solis, http://www.briansolis.com One more time for those in the back…but perhaps especially for those on the frontlines…there is a difference between environmentalism and environmental justice. ‘Environmentalism’ is a crucial ethos that has enjoyed a vital quickening in mainstream consciousness over the...
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Austria: Spontaneous Demonstration Against Power Plant on Mur River

10. Oktober 2017
Austria: Spontaneous Demonstration Against Power Plant on Mur River

from Contra Info The Mur River On Monday (October 2nd) we went into the streets to show our anger against the construction of the water power plant at the Mur river. With a banner saying “Cut down the state, not the trees” around 20 people moved through the inner city of Graz in an...
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This Activist Uses Drones to Monitor Coal Companies (Video)

by Vice News / YouTube
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Standing Rock Legal Update

19. September 2017
Standing Rock Legal Update

from Freshet Collective Dear Water Protector Arrestees, THANK YOU We are so grateful for the sacrifices you have made to defend what is sacred. We are still here on the ground battling every day within the Morton County court system to bring justice for all water protectors. Freshet Collective is an indigenous run collective...
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Direct Action Ramps Up Resistance to Line 3

19. September 2017
Direct Action Ramps Up Resistance to Line 3

from Unicorn Riot Superior, WI – Resistance against Enbridge’s Line 3 Pipeline expansion is ramping up. Near the Fon du Lac Reservation, at the frontline camp, Makwa, water protectors, land defenders, warriors, and others have participated in a wave of civil disobedience that has resulted in 16 arrests in multiple actions that have delayed...
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Resistance to Bayou Bridge Pipeline Continues with Floating Protest Camp

17. September 2017
Resistance to Bayou Bridge Pipeline Continues with Floating Protest Camp

by Aviva Shen / Think Progress DONALDSONVILLE, LOUISIANA — Tour guides like to call Bayou Lafourche “the longest Main Street in the world.” The sleepy 65-mile stretch of water once lined with slave plantations now passes through dozens of small communities. More than 300,000 people rely on the bayou for drinking water. Bayou LaFourche...
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Down with the Glen Canyon Dam?

9. September 2017
Down with the Glen Canyon Dam?

Krista Langlois / High Country News Glen Canyon Dam, with Lake Powell spreading out behind it. In 1963, Glen Canyon was pronounced dead. Glen Canyon Dam had submerged its fabled grottoes, Ancestral Puebloan cliff dwellings and slickrock chutes beneath the stagnant water of Lake Powell, and forever altered the ecology of the Grand Canyon...
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Graz, Austria: A New Stage of Struggle Against the Water Power Plant

Graz, Austria: A New Stage of Struggle Against the Water Power Plant

from Contra Info Text about the ongoing fight against the water power plant (“Murkraftwerk”) in Graz, Austria. The original is German and it was published in the anarchist newspaper REVOLTE in Vienna in the septembre-issue. A new stage of struggle against the water power plant in Graz (Austria) start of clearance season: 1st of...
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“Your eyes start itching”: Pollution Soars in Houston After Chemical Industry Leaks

“Your eyes start itching”: Pollution Soars in Houston After Chemical Industry Leaks

by Oliver Milman / The Guardian Hurricane Harvey has resulted in Houston’s petrochemical industry leaking thousands of tons of pollutants, with communities living near plants damaged by the storm exposed to soaring levels of toxic fumes and potential water contamination. Refineries and chemical plants have reported more than 2,700 tons, or 5.4m pounds, of...
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In Defense of the Guaraní Aquifer vs. Petrel Energy Company

In Defense of the Guaraní Aquifer vs. Petrel Energy Company

from 350.org translated by Earth First! Journal This is the second largest potable water reserve on the planet, which supplies about 55 million people in the four countries where it is located — Argentina, Brazil, Paraguay and Uruguay. Various organizations and movements of Latin American civil society gathered last Saturday (12) in the city...
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Against the Grand Interoceanic Canal Project in Nicaragua

Against the Grand Interoceanic Canal Project in Nicaragua

by cicada / Earth First! Journal Ometepe Island, Nicaragua. Photo taken in June 2016.© Tom Laffay for Amnesty International [While the 52-page report titled “DANGER: RIGHTS FOR SALE (THE GRAND INTEROCEANIC CANAL PROJECT IN NICARAGUA AND THE EROSION OF HUMAN RIGHTS)” by Amnesty International is worth reading, we recognize that most of our readers...
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Mega-Suit Grinds Slowly Ahead in Colorado Aquifer Toxic Water Case

Mega-Suit Grinds Slowly Ahead in Colorado Aquifer Toxic Water Case

from The Gazette The defendants have moved to dismiss a sweeping lawsuit over chemicals polluting the Widefield Aquifer. The suit, brought last fall, alleges that chemical giant 3M and other firms that sold firefighting foam to the Air Force should have known that it contained dangerous perfluorinated compounds, now thought to be a health...
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