Help Stop 750+ New Extreme Oil Wells

From safeenergynow.org: “Dear Santa Barbara County Supervisors, I urge Santa Barbara County to deny the three oil projects, totaling 750 new wells, proposed by ERG, AERA, and Petro Rock. These projects would drill through Santa Maria Groundwater Basin, the largest aquifer in the county, and use cyclic steam injection, which causes 4x as much air … Continue reading Help Stop 750+ New Extreme Oil Wells

Militant Action Against Extraction

Mainstream environmentalism has not been effective in stopping fossil fuels or any other extractive industries. Despite over 50 years of environmental activism in this country, we are experiencing the sixth mass extinction, global climate change, widespread pollution, total ocean acidification, and more–all directly caused by human activity. In a situation of life and death, shouldn’t … Continue reading Militant Action Against Extraction

Rights for the Colorado River!

On Monday, September 25, five members of Deep Green Resistance (DGR) filed a first-in-the-nation lawsuit – Colorado River v. Colorado – in the United States District Court, District of Denver seeking personhood for the Colorado River and recognition of the river’s rights to exist, flourish, regenerate, and naturally evolve. The lawsuit has catalyzed a national conversation … Continue reading Rights for the Colorado River!

Help Activists Fight to Protect the Land We Love!

Deep Green Resistance is an organization dedicated to fighting for a living planet. We recognize that our collective tactics to halt the destruction of the planet are failing, while the climate crisis continues to escalate, every year, every week, every day. This fall, we’ve organized a series of skills and tactical trainings for DGR activists … Continue reading Help Activists Fight to Protect the Land We Love!

Help Activists Fight to Protect the Land We Love!

Deep Green Resistance is an organization dedicated to fighting for a living planet. We recognize that our collective tactics to halt the destruction of the planet are failing, while the climate crisis continues to escalate, every year, every week, every day. This fall, we’ve organized a series of skills and tactical trainings for DGR activists … Continue reading Help Activists Fight to Protect the Land We Love!

Why Does the Colorado River Need to Sue For Rights?

Featured image: Dead Horse Point, Colorado River. (Clément Bardot/Wikimedia/CC-BY-SA-3.0) Editor’s note: The first Rights of Nature lawsuit in the US was filed on September 25, 2017, in Denver, Colorado.  The full text of the complaint can be found here.      by Will Falk / Deep Green Resistance On Tuesday, September 26, the Colorado River … Continue reading Why Does the Colorado River Need to Sue For Rights?

New Report Exposes Widespread Abuse Funded by Big Conservation Organizations

Featured image: World Wildlife Fund (WWF) has been working in the Congo Basin for decades – supporting squads who have committed violent abuse against tribal people. © WWF      by Survival International A new Survival International report details widespread and systematic human rights abuses in the Congo Basin, by wildlife guards funded by the World … Continue reading New Report Exposes Widespread Abuse Funded by Big Conservation Organizations

“TERF” Isn’t Just a Slur, It’s Hate Speech

     by Meghan Murphy / Feminist Current Last week, a 60-year-old woman was beaten up at Speaker’s Corner by several men. She was there with a group of women, who had chosen the historic corner of Hyde Park as a meeting place, before heading off to a talk called, “What is Gender.” The men who punched and … Continue reading “TERF” Isn’t Just a Slur, It’s Hate Speech

Update on Jessica Reznicek and Ruby Montoya, DAPL saboteurs

Jessica Reznicek and Ruby Montoya are two activists who recently admitted to sabotaging the Dakota Access Pipeline in spring 2017, delaying construction for weeks if not months. Read more about the story here, or listen to DGR members Jennifer Murnan and Max Wilbert interview the two women here. This video documents a public event held … Continue reading Update on Jessica Reznicek and Ruby Montoya, DAPL saboteurs

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