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The Legal System Will Not Save the Planet

DGR member and lawyer Will Falk explains why the legal and regulatory system is structurally incapable of defending the natural world from threats, because it was never designed to do this. His conclusion is that communities must organize around revolutionary, ecological principles to defend the land themselves. We cannot rely on government to do it … Continue reading The Legal System Will Not Save the Planet

Surviving the Violence of Transactivism: Interview with Ana Marcocavallo from Argentina

Featured image: screenshot of a video taken of transactivists assaulting women at a presentation in Buenos Aires, Argentina.  See video link below.      by Luis Velázquez Herrera / FRIA  (Independent Radical Feminists of Argentina) In Buenos Aires, Argentina, a group of radical women are about to speak in the middle of a crowd at the assembly … Continue reading Surviving the Violence of Transactivism: Interview with Ana Marcocavallo from Argentina

UK’s Charity Commission Launches Investigation into WWF

Featured image: A major investigation by news site Buzzfeed, released March 4, 2019, exposed a shocking level of violent abuse by ecoguards and rangers funded by the World Wildlife Fund (WWF). © Buzzfeed     by Survival International Britain’s charity regulator has launched an official investigation into WWF, in a major blow to the embattled organization. The inquiry … Continue reading UK’s Charity Commission Launches Investigation into WWF

Indigenous Peoples Call for Help After Devastating Wildfires Sweep Through Their Communities

     by Ana Barón / Intercontinental Cry  Este artículo está disponible en español aquí An unprecedented wave of wildfires has swept through indigenous communities in Colombia’s Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta. Three deaths have been reported, and up to 700 people have been listed in critical condition. In the aftermath of the fires, the … Continue reading Indigenous Peoples Call for Help After Devastating Wildfires Sweep Through Their Communities

WWF-Funded Guards Helped Poachers, Then Tortured Informant Who Tried to Stop Them

Featured image: The collusion between officials and poachers was exposed in India’s Down to Earth magazine. © Down to Earth      by Survival International Park officials in India’s Rajaji Tiger Reserve colluded with poachers in the killing of endangered leopards, tigers and pangolin, according to an investigation by a senior wildlife officer. The accused … Continue reading WWF-Funded Guards Helped Poachers, Then Tortured Informant Who Tried to Stop Them

German State Confiscates “Make Rojava Green Again” Books

     by Make Rojava Green Again Northeast Syria–The Germany Minister of Interior Horst Seehofer declared on February 12 2019 a ban on the Kurdish publishing house Mezopotamya. The ban is directly affecting our ecological campaign Make Rojava Green Again. 200 copies of our newly released book have been confiscated. The Mezopotamya publishing house is … Continue reading German State Confiscates “Make Rojava Green Again” Books

The Baka Peoples Don’t Want To Be Sacrificed for Conservation

Featured image: A man from a village near the proposed Messok Dja national park shows scars from a beating he received at the hands of ecoguards supported and funded by World Wildlife Fund. © Fiore Longo/Survival International      by Gabriella Rutherford, Survival International / Intercontinental Cry The dense Messok Dja rainforest has been home to … Continue reading The Baka Peoples Don’t Want To Be Sacrificed for Conservation