Category Archives: Eco

#Lancashire, #UK: Help Resist Fracking in July #StopFracking

Since Cuadrilla began building a fracking pad at Preston New Road near Blackpool in January 2017, people have been at the roadside every day, putting their bodies on the line to stop this toxic industry. The resistance is working – … Continue reading

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#Bure’s Anti-Nuclear Struggle: Info tour in Germany

After 20 years of struggle against the burying of nuclear waste in Bure (France), the determination of activists is still growing. In the year 2016, many strategies (legal actions, sabotage of the construction site, demonstrations…) were used to stop the … Continue reading

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Letter from Debbie Vincent

Letter from Debbie Vincent. On May 17th, 2014, Debbie was sentenced to 6 years in prison for campaigning against Huntingdon Life Sciences, Europe’s largest animal testing laboratory. For about a week from this posting you can still send letters to … Continue reading

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Lies of the Land: Against and Beyond Paul Kingsnorth’s Völkisch Environmentalism

Paul Kingsnorth, writing in The Guardian, has called for an explicitly nationalist environmentalism. Out of the Woods offer a critique and an alternative.

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Italy: Repression Worsens Against Activists fighting TAP Gas Pipeline

Grassroots organisation the AltreMenti Valle Peligna collective reports that repression is becoming increasingly harsh as activists fight against the Trans Adriatic Pipeline (TAP) in Puglia.  

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#UK: Swing Sets and Lock-Ons: Fracking Direct Actions Are Kicking Off

After a solid first day of blockading fracking suppliers at Carnforth in Lancashire with swings, a second eight-person lock-on at Preston New Road is keeping up the pressure on energy industry efforts to bring the dangerous and unpopular gas extraction method into … Continue reading

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#Mexico: Attack Against Members of Frente de Pueblos en Defensa de la Tierra

A group of between 30 and 40 people violently attacked members of the Frente de Pueblos en Defensa de la Tierra (FPDT) and others of the state of Mexico that are opposing the construction of the new international airport of … Continue reading

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#NoDAPL: Call for Submissions for “Learning From #StandingRock” Project

Hey! This is a call for submissions of texts about strategic lessons that can be learned from the resistance at Standing Rock. As one phase of the resistance has ended and another has begun, I think that it would be … Continue reading

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#Canada: Indigenous Activists Disrupt PDAC2017 Mining Conference in #Toronto

On the first day of PDAC’s 2017 gathering, March 5, a small group of Indigenous activists and allies unveiled a banner at the booth of Denison Mines, a uranium company with a shared responsibility for the devastation of the Serpent … Continue reading

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