Brazil’s Belo Monte Dam: Greenwashing contested (commentary)

This article originally appeared on Mongabay.  Editor’s note: DGR stands in strong solidarity with indigenous peoples worldwide. We acknowledge that they are victims of the largest genocide in human history, which is ongoing. Wherever indigenous cultures have not been completely destroyed or assimilated, they stand as relentless defenders of the landbases and natural communities which … Continue reading Brazil’s Belo Monte Dam: Greenwashing contested (commentary)

Press Release by Saving Okavango’s Unique Life (SOUL)

Editors note: We are publishing this release because we support all movements against extractive industries. But we want to make clear that bypassing safety precautions is standard for the oil industry and extractive corporations around the planet, and that even when the best available technologies and precautions are used, these things still kill the planet … Continue reading Press Release by Saving Okavango’s Unique Life (SOUL)

First Indigenous Voices: Tiokasin Ghosthorse Interviews Max Wilbert

First Voices Indigenous Radio host Tiokasin Ghosthorse interviewed Max Wilbert about the occupation of a proposed mine in northern Nevada. Lithium Americas corporation plans to rip open 5,000 acres of this land to extract lithium for consumer products. You can listen to the full interview here. First Voices Indigenous Radio is hosted by Tiokasin Ghosthorse … Continue reading First Indigenous Voices: Tiokasin Ghosthorse Interviews Max Wilbert

Sage Songs

Sage Songs: Or What the Thacker Pass Rabbits Know About Music by Will Falk Rabbits taught me that each sagebrush has a unique voice. I often take long walks across the steppes in Thacker Pass. It’s not uncommon to spy a rabbit – with one floppy ear pointed one way and one another – peeking … Continue reading Sage Songs

Passions, Humour and the Vocabulary of Strife

How do we fight?  All together. What is resistance? Organized. Passions, Humour and the Vocabulary of Strife by Trinity La Fey “Men understood what it is to be in a war and you gotta’ be armed.  Women don’t have that knowledge.”  – Phyllis Chesler. . . . “But humour, after all, in patriarchy, is just seeing … Continue reading Passions, Humour and the Vocabulary of Strife

DAPL Eco-Saboteurs Jessica Reznicek and Ruby Montoya Plead Guilty

Climate activists Ruby Montoya and Jessica Renzicek  are pleading guilty in federal court in the legal action against their sabotage of the Dakota Access Pipeline.  On July 24th, Ruby Montoya and Jessica Renzicek released a press release admitting that they had carried out multiple acts of sabotage against the then-under-construction Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL) in … Continue reading DAPL Eco-Saboteurs Jessica Reznicek and Ruby Montoya Plead Guilty

The REAL Green New Deal Project: Starting Premises And Goals

Editors note: DGR supports TheREAL Green New Deal Project, which is “setting forth a realistic alternative to the commonly accepted narrative about renewable energy and sustainability. That narrative – for which the Green New Deal has become emblematic – leads us to believe that the renewable energy future will look just like the fossil fueled present, … Continue reading The REAL Green New Deal Project: Starting Premises And Goals

Worried About Earth’s future? The Outlook Is Worse Than Even Scientists Can Grasp.

This article was originally published on January 13, 2021 in The Conversation, known for academic rigour. The authors fight disinformation with facts and expertise. By Corey J. A. Bradshaw, Daniel T. Blumstein and Paul Ehrlich/The Conversation Anyone with even a passing interest in the global environment knows all is not well. But just how bad … Continue reading Worried About Earth’s future? The Outlook Is Worse Than Even Scientists Can Grasp.

Press Release: Water Protector Climbs Onto Section Of Line 3 Pipeline to Prevent Damage to Pipe

News Release:  there have been arrests of water protectors in Fond Du Lac . Direct action was forced in order try and prevent damage to a pipeline, due to poor practices, which would ultimately lead to further environmental damage.  Late Monday afternoon, three water protectors were arrested for blocking construction of Line 3. Two of … Continue reading Press Release: Water Protector Climbs Onto Section Of Line 3 Pipeline to Prevent Damage to Pipe

Pollinators: neonicotinoid pesticides stop bees and flies from getting a good night’s sleep

This articles outlines scientific resedach regarding the harms from pesticides to bees. Originally published on The Conversation. Republished with permission. By Kiah Tasman Neonicotinoids, the most commonly used pesticides in the world, were banned in the EU in 2018. More than 99,000 people petitioned the UK government to support the ban amid a wealth of scientific evidence linking this … Continue reading Pollinators: neonicotinoid pesticides stop bees and flies from getting a good night’s sleep

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