Categories Archives: Toxification

INDIGENOUS PEOPLES AND BLACK COMMUNITIES OF ALL CONTINENTS JOIN THE MOVEMENT AGAINST THE LINE 3 PROJECT

For more information Fabio Víquez I fabio@colmenalab.com I +506 87089747 Leo Cerda I leo@blackindigenousliberation.com I +101 202 3418609 A delegation of representatives from six countries of America, representing Black and Indigenous communities and organizations belonging to the Black and Indigenous Liberation Movement (BILM) joined the Anishinaabe Nation and other Indigenous Peoples under the United States … Continue reading INDIGENOUS PEOPLES AND BLACK COMMUNITIES OF ALL CONTINENTS JOIN THE MOVEMENT AGAINST THE LINE 3 PROJECT

Webinar with Will Falk: Protect Thacker Pass [Dispatches from Thacker Pass]

Dear Friend, Please join NCRN on Wednesday August 25, 8 pm ET for a Webinar with Will Falk: Protect Thacker Pass. Will Falk is an attorney, writer, poet, activist, and organizer with Protect Thacker Pass. Protect Thacker Pass is an “independent, grassroots collective of people” protecting the land and all life from a proposed lithium … Continue reading Webinar with Will Falk: Protect Thacker Pass [Dispatches from Thacker Pass]

AUGUST 23-26: Water protectors to gather at Minnesota State Capitol in ceremony to stop Line 3 pipeline Hundreds of supporters to rally on Wednesday, August 25th

FOR PLANNING PURPOSES CONTACT: media@resistline3.org or 406-552-8764 Jennifer K. Falcon, jennifer@ienearth.org, 218-760- 9958 (St Paul)- Indigenous water protectors and allies will gather at the Minnesota State Capitol in late August for Treaties Not Tar Sands. From August 23rd to 26th, Indigenous grandmothers from White Earth Nation will hold ceremonial space on the Capitol lawn. On … Continue reading AUGUST 23-26: Water protectors to gather at Minnesota State Capitol in ceremony to stop Line 3 pipeline Hundreds of supporters to rally on Wednesday, August 25th

Army Corps Orders Full Environmental Review of Formosa Plastics’ Controversial Louisiana Plant

The Center for Biological Diversity For Immediate Release, August 18, 2021 Contact: Julie Teel Simmonds, Center for Biological Diversity, (619) 990-2999, jteelsimmonds@biologicaldiversity.org Sharon Lavigne, RISE St. James, (225) 206-0900, sharonclavigne@gmail.com Anne Rolfes, Louisiana Bucket Brigade, (504) 452-4909, anne@labucketbrigade.org Decision Follows Lawsuit, Permit Suspension, Public Pressure WASHINGTON— The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announced Wednesday it will … Continue reading Army Corps Orders Full Environmental Review of Formosa Plastics’ Controversial Louisiana Plant

‘Resounding’ Climate Win as Judge Blocks Alaska Drilling Project Defended by Biden

This article originally appeared in Common Dreams. “We must keep Arctic oil in the ground if we want a livable planet for future generations.” By Jake Johnson A federal judge on Wednesday tossed out construction permits for a sprawling, multibillion-dollar Alaska oil drilling project that the Trump administration approved and the Biden Interior Department defended in … Continue reading ‘Resounding’ Climate Win as Judge Blocks Alaska Drilling Project Defended by Biden

Electric Cars and Oil Both Accelerate Us Towards Ecological Collapse: From Line 3 to Thacker Pass [Dispatches from Thacker Pass]

This article originally appeared in Protect Thacker Pass. By Max Wilbert The great poet and playwright James Baldwin wrote in 1953 that “People who shut their eyes to reality simply invite their own destruction.” Perhaps never has this been truer than in this era of converging ecological crises: global warming, biodiversity collapse, desertification and soil … Continue reading Electric Cars and Oil Both Accelerate Us Towards Ecological Collapse: From Line 3 to Thacker Pass [Dispatches from Thacker Pass]

Dying Normal

Editor’s note: In addition to running away from the unnormal normal this culture has created (which in my understanding means to stop identifying with the culture of empire which most people perceive as normal) we must take bold action to protect our only home, and the future generations who rely on us. Featured image: “Strip” … Continue reading Dying Normal

Protecting Your Community From Mining and Other Extractive Operations

A Guide for Resistance By Carlos Zorrilla with Arden Buck and David Pellow Resistance to mining is growing worldwide. Although extractive companies are powerful, they are also vulnerable. About this guide This guide is intended for leaders and organizers who can work with communities to carry out local actions, and who can also work at … Continue reading Protecting Your Community From Mining and Other Extractive Operations

Acquittal of Indonesian villagers protesting pollution marks rare win against SLAPP

An Indonesian court has acquitted six villagers on the island of Bangka in a criminal case widely seen as an attempt to silence them by a company accused of polluting their village. Experts say the court ruling sets a precedent for future cases where environmental defenders are being censored, intimated and silenced through so-called SLAPP … Continue reading Acquittal of Indonesian villagers protesting pollution marks rare win against SLAPP

‘Maohi Lives Matter’: Tahiti protesters condemn French nuclear testing legacy

Editor’s note: Testing nuclear bombs in “French Polynesia” is yet another example of the insane western mindset of colonialism, racism and entitlement. France conducted 193 nuclear tests in the South Pacific This article originally appeared in Global Voices. Featured image: This is the third picture of a series of the Licorne thermonuclear test in French … Continue reading ‘Maohi Lives Matter’: Tahiti protesters condemn French nuclear testing legacy