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Dispatch from the Colorado River: Headwaters

The latest installment from Will Falk as he follows the Colorado River from headwaters to delta, before heading to court to argue for the Colorado River to be recognized as having inherent rights. More details on the lawsuit can be found here. You’re invited to join us in the courtroom. By Will Falk / Photo … Continue reading Dispatch from the Colorado River: Headwaters

Dispatch from the Colorado River: What Does the River Need?

     by Will Falk / Deep Green Resistance Southwest Coalition When I agreed to serve as a “next friend” to the Colorado River in a first-ever federal lawsuit seeking personhood and rights of nature for the river, I agreed to represent the river’s interests in court. On a general level, it’s not difficult to … Continue reading Dispatch from the Colorado River: What Does the River Need?

Court Sends Massive Nevada Groundwater Pipeline Project Back to Feds

Via Center for Biological Diversity For Immediate Release, August 24, 2017 Contact: Marc Fink, (218) 464-0539, mfink@biologicaldiversity.org Court Sends Massive Nevada Groundwater Pipeline Project Back to Feds Federal Judge Requires Additional Environmental Analysis From BLM LAS VEGAS— A federal court judge today found that the Bureau of Land Management failed to show how it would compensate … Continue reading Court Sends Massive Nevada Groundwater Pipeline Project Back to Feds

Photo Essay: “Bright Green Lies” — Wind Energy Kills Birds, Bats, and the Future

Have you ever been to a so-called “green” energy generation facility? Recently several members of Deep Green Resistance visited the Spring Valley Wind Project, a set of 66 turbines, each nearly 400 feet tall and rated to produce 2.3 MW of power. This set of wind turbines in Spring Valley, NV has destroyed the land … Continue reading Photo Essay: “Bright Green Lies” — Wind Energy Kills Birds, Bats, and the Future

Pinyon-Juniper Forests, Pine Nuts, and True Sustainability

   by Will Falk / Deep Green Resistance A windmill blade knocks the head off a Cooper’s hawk interrupting the late afternoon peace in Spring Valley, just outside Ely, Nevada. The blade tosses the hawk’s body onto yellow gravel the power company spread, over living soil, in circles around their windmills. The ever-present Great Basin … Continue reading Pinyon-Juniper Forests, Pine Nuts, and True Sustainability

Racists Plow Truck into Crowd of Indigenous Protestors in Reno | Biomass is NOT sustainable!

This story from the phenomenal journalist Brenda Norrell of Censored News. RENO (Monday, October 9th) — Five people were injured when a white pickup truck plowed into Native American rights activists, protesting Columbus Day and speaking out for the defense of the water at Standing Rock. During the Abolish KKKolumbus Day March on Monday, at … Continue reading Racists Plow Truck into Crowd of Indigenous Protestors in Reno | Biomass is NOT sustainable!

A look at Gold Butte, Nevada, two years after the Bundy standoff

Surveyors found illegal cattle grazing, defaced petroglyphs and ditch-digging.      by Anna V. Smith / High Country News In June 2015, for the first time since federal officers confronted Cliven Bundy and militia members over Bundy’s illegal grazing in 2014, the Bureau of Land Management sent a survey crew to the Gold Butte area near … Continue reading A look at Gold Butte, Nevada, two years after the Bundy standoff

The Swamp Cedars and the Nevada Water Grab

By Will Falk / Deep Green Resistance The Swamp Cedars in Spring Valley, Nevada have grown long memories. They stand on the valley floor under the bright Great Basin stars where the skies are still unspoiled by the encroaching glow of electricity. Beneath the trees’ branches, the blue petals of wild irises flutter in the … Continue reading The Swamp Cedars and the Nevada Water Grab

BLM Leadership Coddles Hostile and Law Breaking Nevada Ranchers like Cliven Bundy

By Katie Fite / WildLands Defense This article first appeared on Counterpunch Featured Image: Virgin River with banks trampled like a feedlot by Cliven Bundy cattle. May 2015. In Oregon, an armed occupation of Malheur Wildlife Refuge headquarters is being led by self-proclaimed “patriots” from Nevada. They are defending a public lands ranching family’s “right” to … Continue reading BLM Leadership Coddles Hostile and Law Breaking Nevada Ranchers like Cliven Bundy