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ACTIVISM: Letter From Ecuador - Where Defending Nature and Community Is a Crime
Environment  (tags: activism, activists., activists targeted, protection, world, destruction, environment, conservation, ecosystems )

- 1 day ago -
Ecuador's president, Rafael Correa, has personally attacked eco-defender Carlos Zorrilla in TV broadcasts for resisting a vast new copper mine in a precious area of pristine cloud forest
Freedom of Speech: Acclaimed Italian Writer/Poet Facing Jail Over Remark on Sabotage of TAV High-Speed Rail Line Through Alps
Environment  (tags: Erri De Luca, trial, high-profile, target, No-TAV movement, censorship, activism, SusaValley, Val di Susa, Lyon-Turin rail line, freedom of speech, opinion, HuffPost, asbestos, radioactive, toxins, contamination, environment, battle, govt )

- 3 days ago -
Myriads of Italian protesters fighting 20-yr battle to stop 35-mi tunnel being dug thru pristine Susa Valley, due to release of asbestos & other toxic deposits, fiercely opposed by locals & eco-activists. Erri de Luca joined the No-TAV movement 8 yrs ago
Watch This Adorable 6-Year-Old Make the Case for Climate Action
Environment  (tags: climate-change, politics, activism, environment, destruction, ecosystems )

- 4 days ago -
Noah Gue, a 6-year-old Bozeman, Mont., resident, is none too pleased with this climate change business.
Meskwaki Nation Opposes New Pipeline Threat That Could Rival Keystone XL
Environment  (tags: energy, oil pipelines, indigenous righs, activism, sacred lands, wildlife, environment, conservation, destruction, ecosystems, habitatdestruction, habitat, water, protection )

- 4 days ago -
Besides the water issue, the prospect of damage to sacred sites and wildlife habitat also concerns the 1,400-member Meskwaki Nation, the Desmoines Register reported. While the pipeline would not cross the Sac & Fox reservation directly, it would have an
TAKE ACTION NOW! Obama Needs to Know Americans Support New National Monuments
Environment  (tags: politics, protection, environment, ecosystems, obama, activism, GoodNews, government )

- 10 days ago -
President Obama recently protected ColoradoâEUR(TM)s Browns Canyon, a rafting and hiking paradise, as a national monument. We want to make sure the president knows that Americans value this sort of effort
Four Years Since Fukushima, Calls Grow for Nuclear-Free World
Environment  (tags: Fukushima disaster, Japan, no nukes, hell no we won't glow, activism, environment )

- 12 days ago -
Crisis lives on as 250,000 Japanese still reside in temporary housing while struggle to contain hundreds of thousands of tons of radioactive water continues
Algeria: Fracking and the Ain Salah Uprising
Environment  (tags: fractivism, activism, Big Oil, pollution, protection, environment, destruction, ecosystems, world, nature, humans, energy, government, politics, healthconditions )

- 12 days ago -
Deep in the Algerian Sahara, the oasis town of Ain Salah is a focus of opposition to a new wave of fracking, with violent confrontations between police and up to 40,000 protestors
Seattle DoesnâEUR(TM)t Want ShellâEUR(TM)s StinkinâEUR(TM) Arctic Drilling Fleet
Environment  (tags: activism, Arctic drilling ports, environment, politics, pollution, water, humans, habitat, habitatdestruction, energy )

- 13 days ago -
You may recall that ShellâEUR(TM)s last attempt at this didnâEUR(TM)t end well
TAKE ACTION NOW! Tell Buckeye Florida LP to Stop Polluting Florida's Waterways
Environment  (tags: pollution, protection, healthconditions, activism, environment, destruction, ecosystems, government, wildlife, nature, habitat, habitatdestruction, water, weather, politics )

- 15 days ago -
Industrial facilities continue to dump millions of pounds of toxic chemicals into our waterways âEUR" threatening both the environment and human health.
Cambodia Expels Forest Defender
Environment  (tags: activists, activism, world, protection, habitat, environment, ecosystems, conservation, politics, government, wildlife )

- 18 days ago -
The Cambodian government has expelled a big 'fishbone in their throat' - eco-defender Alex Gonzalez-Davidson, who has galvanized local and nationwide protests against deforestation, land grabs and official corruption.
ACITIVSM: It's Here, and It's Growing: The Self-Assembling Coalition of the Radical Left
Environment  (tags: activism, activissts, environment, ecosystems, healthconditions, world, protection, politics, pollution, habitat )

- 20 days ago -
Now it's happening, drawing together diverse strands that encompass the fight for social and racial justice, the right to work, health, clean air and fresh water, and our freedom to be alive and thrive on this our one planet.
Fighting Fracking: Calvin Tillman Shares His Story of Standing Up to the Fossil Fuel Industry
Environment  (tags: ACTIVISM, FRACTIVISM, FRACKING, FRACK IS WHACK, actisitsenvironment, destruction, ecosystems )

- 25 days ago -
If youâEUR(TM)ve seen the Josh Fox documentaries Gasland and Gasland Part II, you may remember that Tillman, while mayor of DISH, fought to protect the community from dangerous natural gas project
Fracking Opponents Feel Police Pressure In Some Drilling Hotspots
Environment  (tags: police goons, activism, actvists, fracking, alliance of police and oil companies, destruction, ecosystems, environment, politics, pollution, protection )

- 26 days ago -
Hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, has been controversial in the U.S. since the business began to boom. As protests have grown across the country, some police departments have begun working closely with the oil and gas industries to monitor activists
Will the Home of Fracking Bonanza Turn Against Its Creation Next Month?
Environment  (tags: fracking, frackis whack, activism, fracking bans, protection, healthconditions, environment, destruction, ecosystems, habitat, habitatdestruction )

- 36 days ago -
You might think it would be hard to find opposition to fracking in the city of Denton. Not only is it in Texas, the oil and gas capital in the United States âEUR" but it lies in the very crucible of the shale gas industry itself.

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