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Communities in Colombia organizing defense against foreign oil corporation

By Elias Cabrera / Inter Press Service & Corpwatch A thick fog flows over the eastern range of the Colombian Andes. Here and there, the constant wind lifts the clouds to reveal lagoons, cloud forests, and páramo, an Andean alpine ecosystem known as a “mountaintop sponge” for its massive water-holding capacity. Descending lower into the … Continue reading Communities in Colombia organizing defense against foreign oil corporation

American Indians in Oklahoma will be forced to protest Keystone XL pipeline from a cage

By Indigenous Environmental Network Native Americans gathering in Cushing, OK today to protest President Obama’s words of praise for the Keystone XL pipeline were forced by local authorities to hold their event in a cage erected in Memorial Park. The protestors were stunned that their community, so long mistreated, would be insulted in such an … Continue reading American Indians in Oklahoma will be forced to protest Keystone XL pipeline from a cage

Occupy the Machine issues call to action against extraction industry

From Occupy the Machine In Honor of Struggles Against the Extraction Industry Everywhere In Memory of the Workers Whose Lives Were Taken By BP Two Years Ago, Join Us In Saying: “CLEAN AIR AND WATER FOR ALL” “TAKE BACK EARTH DAY!” LET’S SHUT DOWN THE TAR SANDS AND BLOCKADE AN OIL REFINERY! Download this Call … Continue reading Occupy the Machine issues call to action against extraction industry

Police battle thousands of people protesting nuclear plant in India

By Jeemon Jacob / Tehelka Tamil Nadu government started “operation Koodankulam “on Monday 19 March, arresting 203 protesters and blocking all entry points to the coastal villages surrounding the nuclear power plant. Police arrested 185 men including parish priest Father Suseelan at Kottupuli village where they were protesting against the deployment of police forces. They … Continue reading Police battle thousands of people protesting nuclear plant in India

An Open Letter to Fellow Environmentalists

This open letter was written by a member of Deep Green Resistance Colorado, and was influenced and informed by Deep Green Resistance and the work of Paul Kingsnorth, Derrick Jensen, Lierre Keith, Aric McBay, and Jack Forbes, among many other sources and experiences. Download a PDF version The earth isn’t dying; it is being killed. And … Continue reading An Open Letter to Fellow Environmentalists

You Don’t Have to Reinvent the Wheel- What Occupy Can Learn from the Populists

Introspection, retrospection, and learning from past movements like the Populists of the late 19th century could propel the Occupy Movement to new heights. Some strategic framework based on the lessons of history could open a world of possibilities, but the movement must first begin to challenge some of the patterns and assumptions that have defined … Continue reading You Don’t Have to Reinvent the Wheel- What Occupy Can Learn from the Populists

Activists organizing coalition against fracking in the UK

By Fiona Harvey / The Guardian The biggest meeting on the issue of fracking for shale gas to be held in the UK will take place in Manchester on Saturday in an attempt to set up a broad nationwide coalition to stop the controversial practice. Protest groups have been set up in areas currently affected … Continue reading Activists organizing coalition against fracking in the UK

BC First Nations standing firm against Enbridge pipeline threat

By Shawn McCarthy / The Globe and Mail Ottawa is headed for a legal showdown with British Columbia first nations if it insists on proceeding with the Northern Gateway pipeline, the leader of the Yinka Dene Alliance warns. Chief Jackie Thomas, of the Saik’uz First Nation, was part of a delegation in Ottawa Tuesday meeting … Continue reading BC First Nations standing firm against Enbridge pipeline threat

Quebec police dismantle Innu barricade against dam project

By Ahni / Intercontinental Cry Quebec provincial police went on the march last Friday to dismantle a blockade that a group of Innu citizens erected to protest the construction of hydro transmission lines through their traditional territory. According to available reports, no one was arrested during the court-backed offensive, which the Innu passively tried to … Continue reading Quebec police dismantle Innu barricade against dam project

Indigenous in Ecuador march against copper mining in Amazon

By Environment News Service Several hundred members of the largest Ecuadorian indigenous organization today began marching to the capital, Quito, to protest new mining in their territory. They expect to arrive in Quito on March 22. The indigenous march started from Yantzaza in Zamora Chinchipe province southern Ecuador, where a Canadian company has been authorized … Continue reading Indigenous in Ecuador march against copper mining in Amazon