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Desert Plant Deemed Endangered

Original post by Stina Sieg, KJZZ 08/13/2013 A Southwestern shrub is now protected under the federal Endangered Species Act The Gierish mallow is only found in Arizona and Utah. The “mallow,” as it is sometimes called, can grow up to 3.5 feet tall with delicate, orange blossoms. It thrives in gypsum-rich soil, and that is … Continue reading Desert Plant Deemed Endangered

Derrick Jensen: Against Forgetting

By Derrick Jensen, for Orion Last night a host of nonhuman neighbors paid me a visit. First, two gray foxes sauntered up, including an older female who lost her tail to a leghold trap six or seven years ago. They trotted back into a thicker part of the forest, and a few minutes later a … Continue reading Derrick Jensen: Against Forgetting

Jaguar Threatens Open-pit Mine Plan in Southern Arizona

by Tony Davis / AZ Star A male jaguar has roamed the Santa Rita Mountains’ eastern flank for at least nine months, photos obtained from the federal government show. The remote cameras have photographed the big cat in five locations on seven occasions since October. Three times, the federally financed remote cameras photographed the jaguar … Continue reading Jaguar Threatens Open-pit Mine Plan in Southern Arizona

Alex Rose: Love is a Verb

By Alex Rose / Deep Green Resistance Cascadia We won’t fight for what we don’t know. We won’t die for what we don’t love. Members of normal communities, living communities, love their community. They love their neighbors. They love their sisters and brothers. They are willing to fight for their community. They are willing to … Continue reading Alex Rose: Love is a Verb

Aboriginal land management techniques beneficial to small mammal populations

By Max McClure / Stanford University Western Australia’s Martu people set small fires as a matter of course while hunting lizards. But the technique may also buffer the landscape against two extremes – overgrown brush and widespread lightning fires – that hurt Australia’s endangered small mammals. When species start disappearing, it usually makes sense to … Continue reading Aboriginal land management techniques beneficial to small mammal populations

‘What I Want for This Land’

The following was written by a member of Deep Green Resistance Colorado. I love this land. I love the plains and the hills and the forests and the mountains and the rivers, and everyone who calls those places home. I’ve lived here my entire life, and while I don’t know this land nearly as well … Continue reading ‘What I Want for This Land’

Ben Barker: The Story of a River

By Ben Barker / Deep Green Resistance Wisconsin The Milwaukee River runs through the place where I live. Really, it is the place where I live, or at least part of it. This place would not be what it is without the river. On a warm, sunny day the river will call to me in … Continue reading Ben Barker: The Story of a River

Music of Resistance: An Interview with Big Dudee Roo

By Ben Barker / Beautiful Resistance Distro What follows is an interview with Aurora Lewis and Max Lockwood of Big Dudee Roo, an ecologically-inspired music group from Wayland, Michigan. I had a chance to talk with them around the new year of 2012 about their new album, what inspires them, and being part of a … Continue reading Music of Resistance: An Interview with Big Dudee Roo