Places Archives: Southwest

BLM & the Ranching Industry: a History of Collusion

Will Falk / Deep Green Resistance Great Basin Public lands ranching is destroying the Western United States. It has pushed native plant species to the brink of extinction. It causes soil to erode so quickly the land cannot keep up. Livestock are poisoning and depleting water supplies, killing perennial stream flows, and making it increasingly … Continue reading BLM & the Ranching Industry: a History of Collusion

Water: Southwest Coalition Statement of Commitment and Call for Allies

By Deep Green Resistance Southwest Coalition             Whiskey’s for drinking, water’s for fighting over. —Mark Twain More than any other area of North America, the Southwest faces water shortages just as demands for water increase. These colliding forces are inevitable products of industrial civilization. Deep Green Resistance chapters across the Southwest recognize the imminent catastrophe. … Continue reading Water: Southwest Coalition Statement of Commitment and Call for Allies

Water: Southwest Coalition Statement of Commitment and Call for Allies

     by Deep Green Resistance Southwest Coalition             Whiskey’s for drinking, water’s for fighting over. —Mark Twain More than any other area of North America, the Southwest faces water shortages just as demands for water increase. These colliding forces are inevitable products of industrial civilization. Deep Green Resistance chapters across the Southwest recognize the … Continue reading Water: Southwest Coalition Statement of Commitment and Call for Allies

Water: Southwest Coalition Statement of Commitment and Call for Allies

            Whiskey’s for drinking, water’s for fighting over. —Mark Twain More than any other area of North America, the Southwest faces water shortages just as demands for water increase. These colliding forces are inevitable products of industrial civilization. Deep Green Resistance chapters across the Southwest recognize the imminent catastrophe. We view the protection of ground … Continue reading Water: Southwest Coalition Statement of Commitment and Call for Allies

The threat bigger than toxic spills facing Western Rivers

    Industrial civilization and the living planet don’t mix; the former is destroying the latter. A recent article from Summit Daily details one of the threats; to rivers in Colorado and the Southwest.  Join Deep Green Resistance in working to help all rivers run free.   The threat bigger than toxic spills facing Western Rivers Gary … Continue reading The threat bigger than toxic spills facing Western Rivers

Tamarisk control slowly pays off

Editor’s Note: This article originally appeared in the Moab Sun News.  Tamarisk is one of the worst invasive plants in the arid west of North America; it has taken over entire riparian ecosystems and is all but impossible to mechanically eradicate.  The controversial importation of its native companion beetle species has had mixed results.  DGR … Continue reading Tamarisk control slowly pays off

Get to Know the Land You’re Destroying (or Saving)

It’s easy to disparage or destroy people, animals, plants or things when we know little about them. It’s a psychological thing. This phenomenon underlies lots of the more unpleasant activities in our world, like how we treat people who are ‘different’ than us, how we wage war on the living world in general, and the … Continue reading Get to Know the Land You’re Destroying (or Saving)

Indigenous Peoples of the Great Basin

Today we are honored to be able to share some information about the indigenous peoples of the Great Basin region. The two videos here are an invaluable glimpse into the sustainable living practices, history, and culture of the indigenous peoples of the Great Basin. Non-natives have a lot to learn from indigenous peoples about ways … Continue reading Indigenous Peoples of the Great Basin