fix articles 10968, delta
Shell paid out $15.5 Million over Saro-Wiwa Murder (tags)
Shell pressured the Nigerian government to hang Saro-Wiwa and 8 other nonviolent environmental activists. Ken Saro-Wiwa was nominated for a Nobel Prize in 1996. Besides his work to protect the Niger Delta, he was an author. Saro-Wiwa's son Ken Wiwa wrote In The Shadow of a Saint about his father. Richard North Patterson wrote a fictionalized account of Shell's role in the murder in the book Eclipse.
Nestle Continues Stealing World's Water (tags)
While Sacramento has suffered drought, Nestle continues to drain California aquifers and sell the people's water back to them at great profit... under many dozen brand names.
Gov. Brown's peripheral canal increases salinity in delta (tags)
The peripheral canal/tunnel proposal by Gov. Jerry Brown would increase salinity in the delta by removing too much freshwater from the river. The entrance to the tunnel/canal is too far east and would remove freshwater from the Sacramento River without allowing it to enter the delta. Removal of fresh riverwater combined with increasing sea level as predicted by climate change spells doom for the delta.
The IMF-in-Greece diary (tags)
Α real-time record of the IMF-era of Greece
Behind the Scenes at San Diego’s Gay Fraternity (tags)
KEVIN KAO, EZRA EVANGELISTA and ARTHUR HUANG probably wouldn’t have joined any other fraternity, but Delta Lambda Phi was different. Not only was it founded 22 years ago specifically for Gay, Bisexual and “Progressive” (Queer-friendly) men, but its members get along and have fun with each other without drinking or hazing.
The California Water Wars: Not A Conflict Between Fish and People (tags)
Is the cost of destroying the thousands of jobs provided to the economy by California and Oregon fisheries, the tourist industry, and Delta and Sacramento Valley farms worth providing subsidized water to corporate agribusiness to irrigate toxic, drainage impaired land on the west side of the San Joaquin Valley?
Stop Schwarzenegger's End Run to Build the Peripheral Canal (tags)
Join the campaign to stop Arnold Schwarzenegger's gutting of California's environmental laws to facilitate the building of a peripheral canal. Includes alternative farming methods to improve water conservation.
California Water War Enters New Front with the 'Battle of the Reports' (tags)
The Public Policy Institute of California released a report advocating the construction of a peripheral canal on the California Delta, while two environmental groups, EDF and NRDC, released two separate reports recommending ways to provide enough water to both restore salmon and serve California's water needs.
Salmon Closure 2008 - NEVER AGAIN: Ten Actions We Need to Take Now! (tags)
This is the final copy of the "Salmon Closure 2008 - Never Again" action alert from the Pacific Coast Federation of Fishermen's Associations. This alert provides you with 10 concrete actions that you take NOW to restore Central Valley salmon, now in an unprecedented state of collapse, and other imperiled salmon runs on the West Coast.
Public Hearings on Sacto/San Joaquin Delta Crisis (tags)
This includes a reportback of the recent public hearing (10/4) and info on the next public hearing (10/8) in Sacto Capitol to save the Sacramento and San Joaquin delta smelt from extinction, ideas for water conservation, etc..
Campesino permaculture can save delta smelt from extinction (tags)
The major reason delta smelt face extinction is overuse of Sacramento Rio agua by agribusiness. Campesino permaculture, intercropping and polyculture teaches us how to reduce rio agua use and could save the smelt if applied soon!
Zapatistas! Cucapa fishing is impacted by Colorado dams/diversions (tags)
Zapatista peace camp with Cucapa on Rio Colorado defends fishing rights, address loss of freshwater to delta, theft of agua by agribusiness corporations..
Imperial Oil (tags)
addicted to oil
Contra Costa Delta Region Sprayed w/ Pesticides (tags)
Within the last few weeks Contra Costa county near the Sacramento/San Joaquin delta was heavily sprayed with pyrethroid (PBO) pesticides. Cancer risks to humans aside, is large scale aerial pesticide spraying even an effective strategy for any purpose besides fattening the bank accounts of pesticide manufacturer CEOs???
Green syndicalist response to CA water board decision (tags)
The usually deaf (hard of hearing) official characters of the CA water board are directly responsible for the increased militarization of labor and ecoactivists in the pesticide soaked central valley..
Film School in a Box (tags)
DELTA ENTERTAINMENT CORPORATION TO RELEASE SPECIAL DVD COLLECTION SUNDAY MORNING SHOOTOUT: THE BEST OF SEASON 1 Heralded “Film School In A Box” Features Hosts Peter Bart And Peter Guber Shooting It Out With Hollywood’s Hottest Including Charlize Theron, Clint Eastwood, Samuel L. Jackson Among Others
Nov 10 - Ogoni Day - solidarity against petroleum pollution (tags)
This Nov 10th people can remind both Chevron-Texaco and BP Shell that we won't forget the murder of Ken Saro-Wiwa and other Ogoni activists ten years ago by the Nigerian government who choose petroleum profit bribes over human rights and the Niger delta ecosystem..
Challenge to Minutemen; protest industrial agriculture (tags)
Instead of scapegoating immigrants, the Minutemen could focus their protests on the industrial agriculture corporations that exploit undocumented immigrants..
News Junkie Scott's Blog (9/15/05) (tags)
Delta and Northwest airlines declare bankruptcy
Why the Minutemen failed (tags)
The Minutmen's appeal to the far right ignored the source of illegal immigration, economic inequality between US and Mexico, instead they focused on the border wall band-aid and appealed to phony nationalism..
Chevron y Shell's particiaption in Ogoni y Ilaje genocide (tags)
The Ogoni and Ilaje people's lives in the Niger River delta were taken too soon by the corporate thugs hired by Chevron-Texaco/Shell..
Critics of Cuban Justice Should Look at Their Own Treatment of Prisoners (tags)
The UN Human Rights Commission narrowly passed an anti-Cuba resolution last month. This essay looks at how two countries behind the resolution treat their own prisoners.
Seri, Cucupa y Rio Colorado agua (tags)
Rio Colorado agua not making it to the delta effects the la gente Cucupa y Seri viven further down along el Gulfo. Tambien la influencia de capitalismo y corporaciones..
Colorado Delta dry from water theft (tags)
Solar photovoltiacs would provide more electricity than the dams, yet the water theft of the Colorado River continues. Are suburban lawns and golf courses in the desert more important than the lives of the Cucapa tribe and the Colorado delta ecosystem?
Governing With All The Keen Skill Of Delta House (tags)
Isn't it amazing, and sad, that the only consistent voice with any credibility when it comes to Iraq has been 20-year-old Jessica Lynch, the former Army private who has resisted efforts by the Pentagon to turn her into a Sgt. York of the Persian Gulf?
Wal-Mart in Rosemead (tags)
A public scoping meeting about Wal Mart is happening at the Rosemead Doubletree over by the MTC.
torture at camp delta (tags)
usa tortures detainies
America's Camp Delta, Guantanamo: 660 Prisoners, 42 Countries, No Rights, No Cha (tags)
Venezuela: The Delta Platform: Sovereignty for sale? (tags)
(El Libertario, # 31, February 2003)
Earth Liberation Front Communique (tags)
ELF released this about the Visalia action 2/20/01