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Trump is Old King Coal.. Multiplying Harm (tags)

miner diseases and hazards, mountaintop mining, sulfuric acid turning to acid rain, poisoned watersheds The coal miners make good money.... Yes they make good money for the mine owners Meanwhile Appalachian coal country is still as it has always been ... a region of poverty.

The torrefied pellet plant will not be built on the Limousin mountain! (tags)

This is an invitation from the Limousine Mountain to all potential accomplices who oppose the industrial offensive currently taking place under the veil of an ‘ecological transition’...

Environmental Activist Murdered in Mexico (tags)

Environmental Activist killed by Mexican drug cartels and Co.

WikiLeaks: India's tribes "exploited and abused" (tags)

American diplomats consider the Indian government "unwilling and unable" to "end the exploitation and victimisation" of the country's 84 million tribal people according to secret cables released by The Hindu newspaper.

Borneo tribes: 30-year regime ‘has destroyed everything’ (tags)

Tribespeople in Sarawak, in the Malaysian part of Borneo, say the 30-year rule of Chief Minister Taib Mahmud has ‘raped’ their land, destroyed their rainforests and brought ‘hardship and suffering’.

"Making Paper From Trees Is Just Plain Stupid!" - Jack Herer (tags)

Just recently my wife broke her ankle and as a typical male I am a moron in a supper market. It takes me twice as much time to shop as it would if Namiko hobbled through the store with her broken ankle. I have however noticed a frightening specter that screamed at me from the super market shelves. At least 90 percent of the paper products I was looking at in the store, which includes the packaging are all made from virgin wood fiber pulped from trees. When you add in virgin wood fiber in news print, office, shipping and school use, you see that nothing much has changed.

New standards for growing soy will destroy forests, livelihoods and the climate (tags)

New standards for growing soy will destroy forests, livelihoods and the climate

Cascadia Summer Action Camp (tags)

We here in Cascadia (the Pacific NW) are inviting activists of all shades to our Action Camp May 23-25. This will be our kick-off event for Cascadia Summer, a season of action in defense of native forests left standing on Oregon’s public lands.

Deforestation Costs More than Financial Crisis (tags)

It is a steep bill. Our shrinking forests cost us up to $5 trillion a year -- far more than the current banking crisis. Environmentalists hope the sobering calculation, made by a European Union commissioned team, will focus political will on funding conservation.

Mendo Redwoods Corp plan for PL bankruptcy (tags)

Three chances for the public to voice their ideas, ask questions and present alternatives to the Mendocino Redwoods corporation's plans for logging on (Maxxam)/Pacific Lumber land following the PL bankruptcy..

Amazonian Manatee is under extinguishing risk. It's not the only one...Why? (tags)

We want to make in the place a first experience of an untouched reserve with respectful exploitation, in permanent expansion, that later can be taken to other regions of the world.

Maxxam Inc. Escapes CA for TX with Stolen Forests, Jobs & $$$ (tags)

Recent attempts by Maxxam Corporation to abscound with billions in profits as Pacific Lumber Chptr 11 Bankruptcy hearings begin. The location of the hearings should be in CA near the PL workers and their affected ecosystem where the damage occurred, yet Maxxam CEO Hurwitz engineered a ghost corporation 'Scotia Development' to hijack the right to attend bankruptcy hearings from the jobless PL workers..

New tool in fighting terrorists: smoking Afghani marijuana? (tags)

Smoking dope to help the war in Afghanistan? I don't know? But I will smoke to that.

Grassy Narrows Warns Weyerhaeuser: “Withdraw or Face Fierce Campaign” (tags)

The Grassy Narrows First Nation, an indigenous community in Northwestern Ontario, has issued an ultimatum to logging giants Weyerhaeser and Abitibi-Consolidated. The companies must either immediately stop their destructive use of the land or prepare themselves for a fierce international campaign.

Cascadian Forest Battles (tags)

Forest defense actions grow in Oregon, Bush delists marbled murrelets, Alaskan Tongass threats, Karen Coulter slandered, Ingmar Lee the Egotist gone from cathedral grove

BTL:White House Rules Changes on Forest Management Could Reduce Protection of.. (tags)

...Endangered Species and Limit Public Input~ Interview with Marty Hayden, legislative director with Earthjustice, conducted by Between the Lines' Melinda Tuhus

Impacts, Causes and Effects of North America's Forest Dieback (tags)

The following is a brief discussion of the extent and potential impact of America's forest dieback in the immediate future, as well as a discussion of the various causes and scenarios which describe the impact of forest loss on human civilization and the planetary ecosystem.

Back to back direct actions for Cascadia's forests! (tags)

This week forest defenders across Cascadia united to expose the link between the politicans and corporations that profit from the destruction of US public lands. On Tuesday, 40 Cascadians occupied US Senator Ron Wyden's office. The following day, a protester dressed as a spotted owl locked to a 250 pound stump while others rallied, shutting down Umpqua Bank's flagship branch for several hours.

Both Umpqua Bank and Senator Wyden greenwash their images, depicting themselves as environmentally friendly while supporting and profiting from the destruction of Oregon's native forests. Senator Wyden presents himself as a green politican, and yet of all US politicans he is the fifth highest recipient of campaign contributions from the timber industry. Meanwhile, he sponsors earth-destroying legislation with eco-friendly names like the "Healthy Forest Restoration Act."

Similarly, Umpqua Bank markets itself as a new, hip, eco-conscious bank. In reality "StUmpqua" Bank is run by the dinosaurs of Oregon's ancient forest logging industry. With the past two days of forest actions, local activists are gearing up for the upcoming Earth First! Direct Action Rendezvous in Southwest Oregon the final weekend in August, near the massive Biscuit logging project. The National Earth First! Rendezvous will be held in Oregon in Summer 2005.

VIDEO: Office takeover; Bank lockdown
PHOTOS: Office takeover; Bank lockdown

BACKGROUND AND NEWS: Cascadia RiSiNG! Eco-Defense Infosite | Native Forest Council | Portland Indymedia Forest Page | Cascadia Forest Defenders |

 

Market Forces Fed SoCal Flames (tags)

Mike Davis on the wildfires in Southern California "A market-driven recipe for disaster"

BTL:Environmentalists Charge Legislation to Prevent Forest Fires is... (tags)

...a Gift to the Logging Industry. Interview with Sean Cosgrove, of the Sierra Club, conducted by Between the Lines' Melinda Tuhus

Dirty South Earth First! Call To Action, Oct 17-19, Houston TX Confront Maxxam (tags)

Dirty South Earth First! sponsors ROCKTOBERFEST in Houston. Check out the dirthsoutheartfirst.net or call 713.291.4328

$10 a month plan to help support North Coast Earth First! (tags)

The $10 a month plan was designed for people who want to help save the last of the Old Growth Redwood and Douglas Fir forests, in Humboldt Co., CA, yet cannot be here physically to help do so. If just 100 or more people from LA could committ to participating, we would be fully rocking the revolution!

Activists Convince Staples to go Old-Growth Free (tags)

After feeling pressure from more than 600 protests at Staples stores nationwide, tens of thousands of letters and calls to the company's CEO, and news coverage across the country, office-supply giant Staples, Inc. announced Tuesday that it will meet the demands of the Paper Campaign and move towards forest friendly paper sales

Corporate responsibility (tags)

Tuesday, Oct. 1st- Nationwide call-in day to get Staples to stop selling products made from old-growth forests!! Call 1.800.536.6676 to let Staples know that as the largest, and fastest growing office supply chain in the US, they have a responsibility not to sell our old-growth forests as office paper and pencils!!

ELF Press Office Booklet on Eco-Terrorism Subcommittee (tags)

A NEW BOOKLET BY THE ELF PRESS OFFICE HELPS SHED SOME LIGHT ON THE FEBRUARY 12, 2002 CONGRESSIONAL SUBCOMMITTEE ON FORESTS AND FOREST HEALTH.

Fishers of Gap, Inc., Log Depleted Redwood Forests (tags)

Fishers of Gap, Inc., Purchase Timber-friendly "Green Label" for Logging Depleted Redwood Forests - Local environmental groups cry "Foul!" - - Green Builders say "It's a scam." - - Gap Boycott escalates protests against unsustainable, phony "green label" logging -

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