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SWN Returning to New Brunswick as Mi’kmaq Plan Renewed Resistance

04/15/2014 21:37:05 PM

Another round of battles loom between the Mi’kmaq in New Brunswick and a Houston-headquartered energy firm exploring for shale gas deposits in the province.

Rosebud Sioux Tribe Turns Around Megaload

04/15/2014 14:50:51 PM

Tonight, a small number of Sicangu Lakota Tribal members took a stand against the megaloads rolling through reservation lands.

UK Pharmaceutical Company Wins Court Order Prohibiting Animal Rights Protests

04/15/2014 12:32:18 PM

Novartis AG (NOVN) won a court order restricting animal-rights demonstrations at its U.K. facilities or against any of its employees.

Support “Mocassins on the Ground”: Lakota Resistance Against the KXL Pipeline

04/15/2014 09:08:45 AM

“We do not want kxl, we do not want tarsands in our lands, the tarsands must stay in the ground, the extraction and its aftermath is killing humans and all of life up there, and wasting precious water…

Disgraced Former Environment Minister Deletes Twitter Account After Shameful Debate on Line 9 (play-by-play in photos)

04/14/2014 17:26:51 PM

"It started as a simple response to a stupid comment"

Eighth communique of Individualists Tending Toward the Wild

04/14/2014 16:07:36 PM

from Dark Nights After a short period of silence due to recent events (public and not so public), the terrorist group ITS has something to declare: “What is needed is not to seek negotiations with the system, but a life and death struggle ...

Day Seven of Washington University Sit-in Against Coal

04/14/2014 13:00:14 PM

20-40 students are sleeping each night outside the university’s administrative building

Yinka Dene Say’s Their Decision is Final: Northern Gateway Pipeline Officially Rejected

04/14/2014 12:46:10 PM

“[An oil spill] would be disastrous — you can not bring salmon back."

Violence Plagues Costa Rican Conservationists

04/14/2014 12:37:20 PM

Costa Rica's park rangers and environmental protectors must face dangerous criminals on their own

Grand Jury Resister Steve Returns Home!

04/14/2014 12:06:07 PM

Hi, my name is Steven Jablonski. I am anarchist and Grand Jury Resister.

Support Bay Area TWAC (Trans and/or Womens Action Camp)

04/14/2014 11:20:23 AM

We are seeking donations to support our community in attending this event—we can't do it without you!

Updates from the Seminole Opposition to FPL in the Everglades

04/13/2014 23:21:07 PM

Last month we posted several stories about plans for a Seminole-led walk 68 miles from the Big Cypress Reservation to the Hendry County Courthouse. It has since been announced that the walk is postponed. In an effort to continue building momentum, ...

Seven Arrests in Montana Coal Train Protest

04/13/2014 17:46:28 PM

“I protest the extraction of Montana coal and it’s shipment through our community."

Romanian Villagers Pelt Chevron Execs with Eggs

04/13/2014 14:28:26 PM

Their homes bear banners saying “I don’t want fracking” or “Stop Chevron”

“We Oppose All This Shit”; An Interview from the Hambach Forest Occupation

04/13/2014 09:39:14 AM

Since April 2012, activists in Germany have occupied the Hambach forest to prevent the expansion of Europe's largest open-cast coal mine.

Fracking Hell: How It Is Coming to Ireland & the Development of Resistance

04/12/2014 17:56:17 PM

"We will receive nothing beneficial from this industry apart from a few short-term, low paid jobs"

Activists: Stop the Death Trains!

04/12/2014 13:37:37 PM

"We're trying to reject the death trains and protect the earth, and protect climate stability"

Is Air Pollution a Risk Factor for Suicide?

04/12/2014 12:52:06 PM

"suicides were more likely to follow several days of bad air in the spring."

Ohio Links Fracking to Earthquakes, Announces Tougher Rules

04/12/2014 12:47:21 PM

We thought it was Jesus...

UN: Greenhouse Gas Emissions Nearly Doubled in First Decade of 21st Century

04/12/2014 12:37:16 PM

The culprit for the upward line on the graph was coal, the draft said

An Interview with Anti-Google Anarchist Group “Counterforce”

04/12/2014 00:03:23 AM

"we could create sizable communities within each Bay Area city that are free from capitalist relationships"

Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe Camp in Opposition to Keystone XL Pipeline

04/11/2014 09:40:09 AM

The Spiritual camp will open Saturday April 12, 2014 on land authorized in 2005 for use in the Bridger area.

Solidarity to Ebba Olausson, Imprisoned Animal Activist (Sweden)

04/11/2014 09:00:36 AM

Ebba Olausson is a 22 year old girl, who has been sentenced to 2 years and 6 months prison for animal rights actions directed against fur farming.

Militia Groups Defend Rancher in Nevada “Range War”

04/11/2014 02:25:18 AM

“We need to be the barrier between the oppressed and the tyrants”

Earth Day to May Day Direct Action Calender and Approved Proposals!

04/11/2014 01:12:38 AM

Calendar of events for the exciting Bay Area Earth Day to May Day mobilization

What Does South Dallas Think About Highways? Let’s Ask a ‘Militant’ Black Leader

04/11/2014 01:04:38 AM

"People driving 60 miles to work and making $30,000 a year? That’s stupid."

Canada Renews Unpopular Grizzly Bear Trophy Hunt

04/10/2014 21:43:11 PM

80-90% of citizens in the province, including hunters, oppose the trophy hunt.

Cascadia Forest Defenders Apologizes to Seneca Jones

04/10/2014 21:30:54 PM

Obviously, it was naive of us to think that killing most of an ecosystem could ever be enough

Brazil, UK Warned Over GM Mosquitos

04/10/2014 21:08:15 PM

"A desperate desire to prop up British biotech and reward venture capital investors"

Revealed: Tactical Troop Operational Plan for RCMP October 17 Mi’kmaq Blockade Raid

04/10/2014 14:12:30 PM

The Halifax Media Co-op has acquired a copy of the 'Tactical Troop Operational Plan' for the RCMP's October 17th raid of the anti-shale gas encampment along highway 134.

BC Preparing Injunction Against Unist’ot’en Camp

04/10/2014 12:12:58 PM

The camp is in Wet'suwet'en territory in northern BC on the route of the Pacific Trail fracked gas pipeline.

Ploughshares to Protests: Land Grab Grievances in Myanmar

04/10/2014 11:01:16 AM

Five farmers were arrested on January 2 for trespassing on land they had been farming for decades.

Call Out to Defend Redwood Grove on Ground Breaking Day for Jacobs Institute

04/09/2014 13:01:38 PM

Paul Jacobs of Qualcomm wants the lot for a $20,000,000 privatized tech design institute

After Palm Oil Protests, Procter & Gamble Adopts ‘No-Deforestation’ Policy

04/09/2014 12:52:46 PM

Greenpeace calls this a huge step, but much work still remains

Iron Range Rebellion Halted Wild Rice Initiative

04/09/2014 12:48:12 PM

Gov. Mark Dayton and top state pollution officials abruptly reversed a decision to publicly affirm a long-standing and highly contentious water-quality rule designed to protect wild rice after Iron Range legislators intervened in late February, ...

Rio Tinto Pulls Out of Pebble Mine, Cites Widespread Opposition

04/09/2014 12:33:55 PM

“Alaskans should have a say in Pebble’s future development”

Between the Hunters and the Wild: An Interview with Manchester Hunt Sabs

04/09/2014 08:58:27 AM

We’re not a campaign group, we are the last line of defence for the hunted animal. And people respond to that.

Pipeline Protest Leaders Vow to Maintain Right-of-Way Blockade

04/08/2014 20:48:41 PM

“We don’t give a care about their injunction … the blockade is already in place …"

ALF Burn Vehicle of Pro-Bullfighting Mayor in France

04/08/2014 11:10:07 AM

You can break any organization that you want, but you will never destroy an idea.

China: Mass Protests Challenge Polluters

04/08/2014 10:48:15 AM

Tens of thousands, of participants rising up against developers, industrialists, local governments, and police and security forces

Lynx Harmed by Idaho Trapping

04/08/2014 10:41:15 AM

The Canada lynx is one of Idaho’s coolest cats and among the rarest of wild felines in the United States, but that hasn’t prevented them from being caught in recreational fur-trappers body-crushing traps and snares.

Kyrgyzstan: Police and Protestors Clash over Gold Exploration

04/08/2014 10:37:22 AM

"[We] don't want deformed children, pollution of the water and the air."

Europe Dams Its Last Wild Rivers

04/08/2014 10:26:43 AM

Locals asking whether selling electricity to neighboring countries is worth the loss of their wild rivers.

Defending the Earth in Argentina: From Direct Action to Autonomy

04/08/2014 10:23:10 AM

While corporations continue to land grab, exploit and privatize the little we still hold in common – people around the globe have been rising up.

Russia: Incendiary Sabotage Against Sand Quarry by ELF/FAI/IRF

04/08/2014 09:42:21 AM

During the night of February 14th we, the silent shadows, sneaked into the tree cutters camp.

Talkers, Dividers, & Doing the FBI’s Work: New Statement from Kevin Olliff

04/08/2014 09:30:05 AM

Troubling as that may be for some, involving yourself in activism means involving yourself with a diverse bunch of people.

Join Us on April 26 for a Mass Demonstration Against Keystone

04/07/2014 16:02:13 PM

Tribal communities, farmers and ranchers from along the Keystone XL pipeline route will ride into Washington on horseback April 22 for a five-day encampment to protect the climate, land, water and tribal rights threatened by this disastrous ...

A New Chapter in Whale Conservation?

04/07/2014 15:51:19 PM

After Monday’s historic outcome at the International Court of Justice (ICJ) in The Hague, we are slowly starting to realize the consequences of the court’s decision.

Towards an Ecological General Strike—Days of Direct Action in Bay Area, CA

04/07/2014 15:31:10 PM

Direct actions are planned in the Bay Area between Earth Day on April 22 and May 1st to raise awareness about the intersections of labor rights, immigration rights, and environmental issues.

Sweden: Repression Against Animal Liberation Activists in Skövde

04/07/2014 15:15:16 PM

Late the 14th and early the 15th of October 2013, five comrades were arrested and imprisoned in Skövde, Sweden, suspected for over twenty different attacks on fur farmers and the fur industry.

Primate Import Company Files SLAPP Suit Against Florida Animal Rights Activists

04/07/2014 14:54:02 PM

Worldwide filed suit last month seeking a permanent restraining order against members of Smash, five months after several protesters were arrested during a protest outside the facility.

Two Log Jail Time To Stop Logging, Strip Mine Expansion in Illinois

04/07/2014 10:36:26 AM

Police arrested two activists at a blockade set up on Rocky Branch Road in Harrisburg, Illinois, early on March 28, 2014, to stop Peabody Energy from continuing logging operations as part of the company's strip mine expansion.

CALL UP FOR THE REOCCUPATION OF THE HAMBACH FOREST ON APRIL 26

04/06/2014 20:44:28 PM

We can­not se­pe­ra­te the strugg­les against Coal and Nu­cle­ar Power.

Up All Night with a License to Kill – October 17th Raid Planned for Maximum Confrontation

04/06/2014 18:26:54 PM

Cops argue illegality of "every single act that anyone at the anti-shale gas encampment would have engaged in"

NIO Resistance Sabotages Trappers in the Arkansas Woods

04/06/2014 16:39:49 PM

"I had a lot of fun cutting them all up and throwing them away."

Mining Exec’s North Vancouver Home Sprayed by Gunfire

04/06/2014 13:52:46 PM

Multiple 911 calls, including a call from someone inside a house that had been hit by multiple gunshots

Native Trappers Defend Canada Forests from Logging

04/06/2014 10:31:32 AM

"Destroying the forest is destroying us," says one Cree tribesman

First Official Climate Change Refugees Evacuate Their Island Homes for Good

04/06/2014 10:23:31 AM

The island they call home will be completely underwater by 2015

Spectra Seeks Approval to Send Gas Pipeline into the Southern Swamps

04/06/2014 01:46:29 AM

What would you do if a corporation got permits to build a time bomb on your land?

NPA Rebels Raid Mining Firm, Torch Trucks and Heavy Equipment

04/05/2014 22:26:26 PM

Rebels overpowered the security guards without firing a single shot

Timber Company Says It Will Clearcut If It Buys Public Forestland

04/05/2014 15:13:36 PM

"These are our old coastal forests, which is why there are species that depend on these forests and can live nowhere else."

Victory in Washington: Biomass Expansion Project Scrapped

04/05/2014 10:19:18 AM

Paper wrenching gets the goods

Direct Action: Lockdowns Stop Gas Project in Two Locations

04/05/2014 10:06:39 AM

Six farmers have also locked themselves on gas drilling rig machinery at a gas drilling compound in the Pilliga forest

Animal Rights Activists Sentenced to 30 Months in Jail for Having Bolt Cutters in His Car

04/04/2014 15:40:11 PM

"Get out into the streets. Better yet, get out into the countryside. Do what you know in your heart is right. You won’t regret it."

At Age 92, WWII Veteran Arrested For Protesting Mining

04/04/2014 12:36:24 PM

"The government doesn’t listen to the people, and this mine is a good example"

SeaWorld Whales are Pumped with Valium and Xanax to Control Their Aggressive Behavior

04/04/2014 10:49:09 AM

'SeaWorld can dress the issue up however it likes, but when investors want out, it's a sign that the end is near.'

Presente Joins Growing Anti-KXL Movement

04/04/2014 10:41:26 AM

Presente.org recently polled their more than 300,000 members; environment was second only to immigration in importance to their members

Exxon to Reopen Ruptured Arkansas Pipeline

04/03/2014 21:05:34 PM

Here's what is not new: The cause of the spill has not been fully explained.

Eco-Terrorism: Reflections on the Efficacy of Political Violence

04/03/2014 20:50:58 PM

Environmentalism is perhaps one if the more quixotic movements out there.

Thousands Protest PX Plant Outside China’s Maoming City Government

04/03/2014 19:36:36 PM

Thousands of protesters converged on government buildings in the southern Chinese province of Guangdong as protests against a planned petrochemical plant entered a fifth day on Thursday, residents said.

10th Annual Mountain Justice Summer

04/03/2014 18:47:13 PM

Our Mountain Justice Summer camp will feature nine days of workshops, trainings, learning about coal mining and mountaintop removal and Appalachian history and culture.  Our Summer Camp site overlooks a huge mountaintop removal mine on nearby ...

Washington State DNR Allowed Clearcuts On Unstable Oso Slope

04/03/2014 17:10:23 PM

The unstable composition of the slope—loose silt and sand, deposited by glaciers on top of a layer of clay—was so well-known that a 1967 article in the Seattle Times referred to it as “slide hill,” and a 1999 geological report for ...

Mammoet Megaloads/Keystone XL Pipeline Gatherings & Trainings

04/03/2014 17:00:36 PM

Wild Idaho Rising Tide (WIRT) and allies invite concerned regional citizens to attend four tar sands megaload/pipeline-oriented events planned for this week, between April 2 and 6.

We’re Just $2500 Away from Our Print and Shipping Goal!

04/03/2014 15:36:02 PM

Help us print Beltane 2014!

Local Community Shuts Down Mine, Company Claims “I meant to do that”

04/03/2014 10:58:58 AM

Ejido Carrizalillo announced an indefinite strike outside the mine starting early Tuesday until the company seriously addresses their concerns

BIG MOUNTAIN SPRING TRAINING CAMP

04/02/2014 20:53:02 PM

“We need to exercise our right to be human. To gather on the land and have our words be heard by the ground, the trees, and each other.” Louise Benally, Big Mountain Relocation Resister

Gas Company Reports Teen’s April Fools Hoax to Securities and Investment Commission

04/02/2014 17:07:29 PM

"I didn't expect anyone to believe it; I just thought it was funny."

Impact of Houston Channel Oil Spill Goes Farther, Further

04/02/2014 16:40:42 PM

The collision damaged a compartment on the barge and released 4,000 barrels of oil, or 168,000 gallons of oil

Elderly Woman Resists Construction at a Park in Northwestern Turkish City

04/02/2014 15:44:04 PM

“I will sit here as long as I am the mayor of this city. I defy this bulldozer to come and demolish [the park].”

Rising Tide Seattle Sends Message to Governor Inslee

04/02/2014 15:40:59 PM

There are at least nine fossil fuel terminals waiting for permits on your desk Governor Inslee. Until you reject them you can't call yourself a climate leader!

In a Moving River Nothing Can Ever Be Set in Stone: A Letter for Insurgent Dreamers / En un río que corre, ninguna cosa pueda ser inamovible: Una carta para soñadores insurgentes

04/02/2014 15:28:57 PM

Anarchy reveals spaces where our futures are wide open.

Pipeline Rupture Report Raises Questions About TransCanada Inspections

04/02/2014 15:11:15 PM

The NEB said the delay was caused by an “administrative error” when an employee left without transferring the file over.

Uncontacted Indians ‘Abandoned to Their Fate’ as Loggers and Drug Smugglers Invade

04/02/2014 15:07:20 PM

‘The only thing that will ensure the survival of modern-day uncontacted tribes is for their land to be protected."

Political Prisoner Birthday Poster For April 2014 Is Now Available

04/02/2014 14:46:16 PM

From Prison Books Hello Friends and Comrades, 1) Here is the political prisoner birthday poster for April. As always, please post this poster publicly and/or use it to start a card writing night of your own.

Mi’kmaq Warrior Court Case; Pleaded, Withdrawn, and Still on Trial

04/02/2014 09:47:11 AM

Today was the first day of the week long trial of Mi'kmaq Warriors Germaine 'Junior' Breau and Aaron Francis.

Italy: ALF Destroys All Cages at New Mink Farm

04/01/2014 15:50:03 PM

"DECONSTRUCTION OF AN ANTHROPOCENTRIC PRACTICE, OR, THE METICULOUS TASK OF DISMANTLING A MINK FARM UNDER CONSTRUCTION."

Innu Renew Resistance to Proposed Plan Nord and Hydro-Quebec Expansion

04/01/2014 11:43:00 AM

"We walk to build a path for our children so they will have a better future, and so our long struggle for our land rights will be finally be won."

BREAKING: Bill McKibben Locked Down at Keystone XL Southern Leg Construction Site

04/01/2014 11:04:20 AM

Early this morning, the founder of 350.org locked himself to a bulldozer in Eastern Texas in a last-ditch effort to stop construction of the Southern Leg of TransCanada's Keystone XL pipeline.

Breaking: Police Disrupt Earth First! Journal Office with U-Locks

04/01/2014 10:34:05 AM

Activists with the Palm Beach County Sheriffs office converged at the Earth First! Journal office this morning. Two cops  U-locked their necks together to the filing cabinets inside the office, disrupting business operations at the  largest ...

The Whales Have Won! — ICJ Rules Japan’s Southern Ocean Whaling ‘Not For Scientific Research’

03/31/2014 13:05:25 PM

UN's highest court ordered that Japan revoke the scientific permits and refrain from granting any further permits to hunt whales.

Natural Gas Storage Facility Explodes in Washington

03/31/2014 12:39:48 PM

Highway 14 has been closed, and there are reports of at least one injury.

Mi’kmaq Women Shut Down Energy Minister Briefing

03/31/2014 11:07:50 AM

This morning (March 31) Mi’kmaq women shut down a Maritimes Energy Association briefing held at the Westin Nova Scotian by Nova Scotia Energy Minister Andrew Younger intended to give a briefing on the Province’s plan to move forward on ...

Eco-Warrior Gangs, Terrorists and Cops, Oh My!

03/31/2014 01:09:14 AM

I thought about trying to write a story making connections between these two recently published articles on how activists are labeled as gangs and terrorists in an FBI database and how terrorists kill fewer people than cops...

“Dozens of Protesters” Arrested Taking Direct Action at Maules Creek

03/30/2014 23:47:18 PM

Mass immobilization of machinery in "unprecedented" demonstration in defense of the Leard Forest

China: Thousands Protest To Stop the Construction of Blue Ocean Chemical Plant

03/30/2014 20:34:27 PM

Paracycline or PX plants have been a continued point of contention in China in recent years

Emergency Action At BP’s Chicago Headquarters

03/30/2014 20:28:07 PM

The Global Climate Convergence (GCC) and local environmental groups demand that BP be held accountable for Lake Michigan spill

Food Shortages Caused by Climate Change to Leave Millions Hungry, Report Warns

03/30/2014 20:23:31 PM

UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change releases the second instalment of its Fifth Assessment Report released this morning in Yokohama, Japan

Chile Derails “Monsanto Law” That Would Privatize Seeds

03/30/2014 20:19:08 PM

“We reject this law because it is a threat to family farms and to biodiversity”

World’s Biggest Coal Company, World’s Biggest PR Firm Pair up to Promote Coal for Poor People

03/30/2014 14:36:55 PM

Advanced Energy for Life, argues that lack of access to energy is “the world’s number one human and environmental crisis.”

Fish-Eating Birds To Be Killed At 5 Dams

03/30/2014 11:26:50 AM

Army Corps of Engineers ready to kill 650 ring-billed gulls, 1,200 California gulls and 150 double-crested cormorants each year in Pacific Northwest