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Deep Green Resistance to support fight against energy industry at Unist’ot’en Action Camp

Deep Green Resistance will be participating in, and working to raise awareness and support for, the 3rd Annual Unis’tot’en Action Camp in Unis’tot’en territory in the north of Unceded Occupied so-called British Columbia. We seek to stand in solidarity with the Wet’suwet’en and other First Nations in their fight against the exploitation and degradation brought … Continue reading Deep Green Resistance to support fight against energy industry at Unist’ot’en Action Camp

Lakota and DGR Allies Win Concessions in Blockade of Liquor Stores

DGR Members in Blockade Whiteclay, NE – Activists from across the country participated in an act of civil disobedience in the town of Whiteclay, Nebraska. Members of Deep Green Resistance, Unoccupy Albuquerque, Occupy Lincoln, and Lakota organizers attached U-Locks to their necks and strung a chain between pairs of activists, blockading the road running through … Continue reading Lakota and DGR Allies Win Concessions in Blockade of Liquor Stores

Activists in Canada protest scheme to pipe tar sands oil to east coast

By Tim Groves / Toronto Media Co-op Environmental justice protestors temporarily shut down a hearing into a proposal to have tar sand oil piped through Ontario. The hearing took place place in London, Ontario, on Wednesday. The three day hearing, held by the National Energy Board (NEB), is examining a proposal by Enbridge to reverse … Continue reading Activists in Canada protest scheme to pipe tar sands oil to east coast

Deep Green Resistance to Attend Unis’tot’en Action Camp

Deep Green Resistance will be participating in, and working to raise awareness and support for, the 3rd Annual Unis’tot’en Action Camp in Unis’tot’en territory in the north of Unceded Occupied so-called British Columbia. We seek to stand in solidarity with the Wet’suwet’en and other First Nations in their fight against the exploitation and degradation brought … Continue reading Deep Green Resistance to Attend Unis’tot’en Action Camp

Anti-whaling activist Paul Watson of Sea Shepherd arrested in Germany

By Shiv Malik / The Guardian A veteran anti-whaling campaigner has been arrested in Germany on charges relating to an incident in 2002 when the boat he was piloting attempted to stop poachers illegally killing sharks. The environmental activist organisation Sea Shepherd said Paul Watson had been detained at Frankfurt airport to answer a Costa … Continue reading Anti-whaling activist Paul Watson of Sea Shepherd arrested in Germany

Musqueam First Nation protests condominium development that would desecrate burial site

By Murray Bush / Vancouver Media Co-op The Musqueam First Nation has vowed to shut down condo construction to protect a major ancient burial site at the Marpole Midden. Infant graves were unearthed by heavy excavating equipment at the Vancouver location this week. More than 100 Musqueam and supporters marched to the construction project at … Continue reading Musqueam First Nation protests condominium development that would desecrate burial site

Protestors chain themselves to tracks to block coal train near Duke Energy plant

By Steve Lyttle / Charlotte Observer Six people were arrested Thursday morning in Catawba County after a group of protesters from Greenpeace and three other organizations blocked a train from entering Duke Energy’s steam-powered plant in Catawba County by chaining themselves to the tracks. The group aimed the protest at Duke Energy, for its use … Continue reading Protestors chain themselves to tracks to block coal train near Duke Energy plant

Italian activists rescue beagles from puppy mill raising dogs for vivisection

By Giornale Di Brescia They broke through or climbed over the gate networks. They made their way inside the farm and opened the cages, taking away puppies, pregnant mothers, and all the little beagle puppies they could find. It was a raid organized by Occupy Green Hill to demand the closure of the mill. The … Continue reading Italian activists rescue beagles from puppy mill raising dogs for vivisection

Stand Your Ground defense refused to woman who scared off abusive husband with gun

By Maurice Garland / The Loop 21 Nowadays the words “Stand Your Ground” have almost become synonymous with “no fair” and “unjust,” due mostly to the non-arrest of George Zimmerman the night he shot Trayvon Martin and that law that protected him up until just last week. But the cases of John McNeil and now Marissa Alexander have highlighted … Continue reading Stand Your Ground defense refused to woman who scared off abusive husband with gun