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Green Flame: Nuclear Waste: A Million Years of Cancer

This episode of the Green Flame podcast is a discussion based on the film “Ocean Poubelles.” We talk about nuclear waste, the nuclear waste industry, nuclear waste dumping, and the production of nuclear weapons, nuclear power, and nuclear medicine that results in this highly dangerous and long-lasting radioactive material. Nuclear waste is a massive issue. … Continue reading Green Flame: Nuclear Waste: A Million Years of Cancer

The Most Important Climate News of The Past Decade

For many years, Deep Green Resistance has argued that it’s not “too late” to stop global warming, because scientific predictions for the future never assume that emissions may fall to zero. Now, science has backed up our assertion. The following is excerpted from a longer article by Bob Berwyn, published on Inside Climate News, and … Continue reading The Most Important Climate News of The Past Decade

Activists Occupy Site of Proposed Mine That Would Provide 25% of World’s Lithium Supply

Lithium is the miracle element powering your smartphone and under the hood of every electric car. Will batteries save the planet or cause more harm? The controversy is heating up in Nevada. RENO, Nevada Activists aiming to stop an open-pit lithium mine launched a permanent protest encampment last Friday. They invite supporters to join them. … Continue reading Activists Occupy Site of Proposed Mine That Would Provide 25% of World’s Lithium Supply

Suspension Of Farm Laws In India

This news article describes the impact of corrupt legislation on ordinary working people. The organised protests and solidarity of the public with farmers is an excellent example of how coordinated resistance can enable change. Editor’s note: DGR strongly opposes the three new farm laws that have inspired the farmer’s protests in India. However, we do … Continue reading Suspension Of Farm Laws In India

Land Defenders Murdered In Columbia

DGR stand in solidarity with land defenders in the Philippines“ and Colombia, where we see the highest levels of murders of environmental activists. “For years, land and environmental defenders have been the first line of defence against climate breakdown. Yet despite clearer evidence than ever of the crucial role they play, far too many businesses, … Continue reading Land Defenders Murdered In Columbia

Whale Populations Still at a Fraction of Historic Levels

Derrick Jensen interviews activists each week. This week Derrick interviews Cayte Bosler. Cayte is an investigative environmental journalist and a graduate student at Columbia University. She researches solutions for protecting biodiversity and has worked with land-based communities and wildlife defenders throughout Latin America. Her interest is in chronicling community-led resistance to exploitation and ecological abuse … Continue reading Whale Populations Still at a Fraction of Historic Levels

Ready To Resist

In this short essay Salonika relates what resistance personally means to her. By Salonika The system is fucked-up. If you are reading this, you probably know this already. You’re here because you know how fucked-up the system is. You know that it is based on the oppression of humans, nonhumans and the entire planet. You … Continue reading Ready To Resist

To The Grandchildren

by The Invisible Warrior / Illahee Spirit Runners I have been asked to write a letter to someones grandchildren for the solstice. I think this fitting since i have no children. Sometimes i think of the movement as my children and is certainly a consideration when devoting to this path. 7 generations. To all the grandchildren … Continue reading To The Grandchildren

‘Great concern’ as study finds microplastics in human placentas

By Elizabeth Claire Alberts / Mongabay A new study has found microplastics present inside human placentas, which could potentially affect fetal health and development. The microplastics probably entered the women’s bodies through ingestion and inhalation, and then translocated to the placentas, the study suggests. While further research needs to be done on the subject, it … Continue reading ‘Great concern’ as study finds microplastics in human placentas

Net Zero and Other Climate Delusions

Facing The Truth by Elisabeth Robson “In order to maintain our way of living, we must tell lies to each other, and especially to ourselves.” — Derrick Jensen On November 6, 2020, I allowed myself one breath out, a breath of relief that a despicable administration and its despicable leader have been voted out of … Continue reading Net Zero and Other Climate Delusions