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Report finds “carbon sinks” insufficient in absorbing CO2 emissions

By Tom Bawden / The Independent Carbon dioxide is being accumulated in the atmosphere at the fastest rate since records began, as scientists warn that the oceans and forests may have absorbed so much CO2 that their crucial function as “carbon sinks” is now severely threatened. The jump in atmospheric CO2 is partly the result […]

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Launch of Website for Community-led Database for Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women

By No More Silence As Indigenous peoples, working for justice for #MMIW is a process that starts within our own communities. The launch of this  website is one example of the resurgence of community documentation as justice. In April of 2013, No More Silence, Families of Sisters in Spirit and the Native Youth Sexual Health […]

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Deep Green Resistance Offers Support to Oglala Lakota and Owe Aku

Deep Green Resistance is dedicated to the fight against industrial civilization and its legacy of racism, patriarchy, and colonialism. For this reason, DGR would like to publicly state its support for the Oglala Lakota in their current fight against the genocidal mining operations of the Cameco Corporation. Cameco is currently attempting to expand its already […]

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Deep Green Resistance Stands with Juchitan de Zaragoza against Wind Farm

Deep Green Resistance stands in sympathy and solidarity with Don Celestino Bartolo and the farmers and residents of the municipality of Juchitan de Zaragoza as well as all those who live on the Isthmus of Tehuantepec, as they suffer and resist Gas Natural Fenosa’s Biío Hioxo Wind Energy project. Like most large infrastructure projects, the […]

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Ecuador allows oil drilling in UNESCO reserve in Amazon, home to indigenous avoiding contact

By Agence France-Presse The license comes just days after a petition for a referendum on the project was rejected by the country’s election authorities. The action, signed by Environment Minister Lorena Tapia, gives a state company, Petroamazonas, rights to develop an oil field in part of the forest designated a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve. Home to […]

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Album Review: “Modern Man” by The Filthy Politicians

By Max Wilbert / Deep Green Resistance Great Basin Most popular music makes me sick. If it isn’t misogyny and objectification of women, it’s blatant materialism. Even music that doesn’t fit into popular oppression is likely to be completely vapid, empty of any soul, culture, or political meaning. That’s why I’m so pleased with British […]

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500 Achuar take control of major oil field in Peru, demand cleanup of spills

By Dan Collyns / The Guardian Around 500 Achuar indigenous protesters have occupied Peru’s biggest oil field in the Amazon rainforest near Ecuador to demand the clean-up of decades of contamination from spilled crude oil. The oilfield operator, Argentine Pluspetrol, said output had fallen by 70% since the protesters occupied its facilities on Monday – […]

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Nearly 1000 environmental activists murdered since 2002

By Jeremy Hance / Mongabay At least 908 people were murdered for taking a stand to defend the environment between 2002 and 2013, according to a new report today from Global Witness, which shows a dramatic uptick in the murder rate during the past four years. Notably, the report appears on the same day that […]

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Resistance forces in Philippines storm mining company, torch heavy equipment

By Mindanao Examiner New People’s Army rebels on Saturday raided a mining firm in the southern Philippine province of Agusan del Norte, reports said. Reports said the rebels swooped down on Philippine Alstron Mining Company on the village of Tamamarkay in Tubay town and overpowered the security guards without firing a single shot before they […]

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Study suggests climate change has stunted fish size up to 29% over four decades

By Renee Lewis / Al Jazeera Climate change may be stunting fish growth, a new study has said. Fish sizes in the North Sea have shrunk dramatically, and scientists believe warmer ocean temperatures and less oxygenated water could be the causes. The body sizes of several North Sea species have decreased by as much as […]

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