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Special Alert! Take Action! SEND YOUR PHOTOS OF YELLOWSTONE’S WILD BUFFALO TO MONTANA’S GOVERNOR

Special Alert! Take Action! GOVERNOR GIANFORTE PLEASE VETO HB 318 & HB 302       SEND YOUR PHOTOS OF YELLOWSTONE’S WILD BUFFALO TO MONTANA’S GOVERNOR WITH AN IMPORTANT MESSAGE:  PLEASE VETO HB 318 AND HB 302 PLEASE POST THIS URGENT NOTICE ON YOUR SOCIAL NETWORKSOur vote counter anticipates HB 318 and HB 302 will reach … Continue reading Special Alert! Take Action! SEND YOUR PHOTOS OF YELLOWSTONE’S WILD BUFFALO TO MONTANA’S GOVERNOR

The Green Flame Podcast: Protect Thacker Pass [Dispatches from Thacker Pass]

Protect Thacker Pass with activists Max Wilbert, Will Falk and Rebecca Wildbear Activists aiming to stop Lithium Americas’ Thacker Pass open-pit lithium mine – what would be the United States’ largest lithium mine, supplying up to 25% of the world’s lithium – launched a permanent protest encampment hours after the Bureau of Land Management gave … Continue reading The Green Flame Podcast: Protect Thacker Pass [Dispatches from Thacker Pass]

Net zero targets are fossil fuel greenwashing

Friends of Earth International (FoEI) published a report revealing the greenwashing of net zero emissions of the fossil fuel industries. In this piece, Kim Hill writes about the problems with the concept of economic growth that the report does not acknowledge. Originally published at Medium. Featured image: Headline on World Coal Association website, March 2017 By … Continue reading Net zero targets are fossil fuel greenwashing

The Green Flame: Bright Green Lies: How The Environmental Movement Lost Its Way and What We Can Do About It

This episode features a launch party for the new book Bright Green Lies: How The Environmental Movement Lost Its Way and What We Can Do About It, by Derrick Jensen, Lierre Keith, and Max Wilbert. The book uncovers some of the many myths surrounding the bright green movement. Bright green is a phrase that means … Continue reading The Green Flame: Bright Green Lies: How The Environmental Movement Lost Its Way and What We Can Do About It

Honey-collecting tribe launches indefinite protest for right to stay in tiger reserve

Indigenous peoples worldwide are the 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 are there ancestral homes. They also provide living proof that humans as a species are not inherently … Continue reading Honey-collecting tribe launches indefinite protest for right to stay in tiger reserve

Baghpat Farmers: ‘How Long Will The Lies Work?

DGR are interested in these protests in India, led primarily by those in poor farming communities, because they offer insight into successful campaigning and highlight the brutality of those in power.  By Parth M.N. Farmers’ protests have been on at sites beyond Delhi’s borders. One in Uttar Pradesh was dismantled by a late-night crackdown – … Continue reading Baghpat Farmers: ‘How Long Will The Lies Work?

Amazon’s Belo Monte Dam Cuts Xingu River Flow 85%; A Crime, Indigenous Ssay

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 are there ancestral homes. They also provide living … Continue reading Amazon’s Belo Monte Dam Cuts Xingu River Flow 85%; A Crime, Indigenous Ssay

Bright Green Lies book launch with Derrick Jensen, Lierre Keith, and Max Wilbert

Our Dear Readers are invited to join the launch of the new book “Bright Green Lies” by Derrick Jensen, Lierre Keith, and Max Wilbert. There are two events happening today, Tuesday 16th, 2021: The first one you can join via Zoom. It will start 4pm Pacific Time (Los Angeles): Register for the meeting here: https://zoom.us/j/97416977102 … Continue reading Bright Green Lies book launch with Derrick Jensen, Lierre Keith, and Max Wilbert

Inside the Lithium Mining War That Could Poison the Nevada Desert’s Water [Dispatches from Thacker Pass]

In this excerpt, Samir offers an outline of the rationale for the harmful development of lithium mines. In parallel we are also offered an outline of the development of the protest camp. While we are happy that a popular outlet like Vice News is writing about our campaign, we do not agree with all of … Continue reading Inside the Lithium Mining War That Could Poison the Nevada Desert’s Water [Dispatches from Thacker Pass]

How extractive industries manage to carry on harming the planet

In this article, originally published on The Conversation, the authors describe how extractive industries use social engineering and counterinsurgency techniques to avoid or manage resistance. By Judith Verweijen, Lecturer, University of Sheffield, and Alexander Dunlap, Post-Doctoral Research Fellow, University of Oslo Around the globe, concern is mounting about the unfolding climate and ecological catastrophe. Yet the extraction of natural … Continue reading How extractive industries manage to carry on harming the planet