Hunger Strike and Blockade for Redwoods in Humboldt

sent to Earth First! Newswire On Sunday night February 19th forest defenders set up a sky-pod blockade, occupied by a protester commencing a hunger strike (statement below). In January 2023 Humboldt Redwood Company (HRC) filed commencement to begin logging in Freshwater, California. […]

The Return of the War in the Woods?

by BC Blackout The following was received anonymously: March 17, 2021 — From deep in the coastal rainforest, to the streets of the colonial capital of so-called British Columbia, to the front page of the Globe & Mail, something is stirring. After […]

Love and Rebellion in the East Texas Woods

I’m writing to ya’ll from a safe space nearby the Tar Sands Blockade in rural east Texas.  Early this week, heeding the call of friends and comrades already on site, we assembled a crew of Earth First!ers from the Northeast US and […]

From the Woods: Tar Sands blockade update

I’m currently part of a team of awesome friends roving through the woods of east Texas as part of the Tar Sands Blockade (TSB). This is an epic fight to defend Texans’ homes and land against the clearcutting and pollution caused by […]

Armed Struggle for the Redwoods

A belated review of The Big Trees by panagioti, for the Earth First! Newswire If you like the idea of blowing up dams, burning down court houses, and standing side-by-side with Quakers in a reluctant armed revolt against the corrupt logging industry—and […]

Clearcutting Redwoods for Wine Vineyards?

by the Center for Biological Diversity SANTA ROSA, Calif.— Conservation groups filed a lawsuit today challenging a controversial proposal by a Spanish corporation to clearcut 154 acres of redwood forest to plant wine grapes in northwestern Sonoma County. The Sierra Club’s Redwood […]

Defend the Redwoods: Richardson Grove Action Camp Feb. 11-13

The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) has a plan to widen and realign Highway 101 at Richardson Grove to accommodate the largest commercial trucks on the road. Caltrans would cut down trees and destroy the roots of ancient redwoods causing substantial, irreparable […]

Protect the ancient redwoods… Hop on the bus!

Defenders of the redwoods in Richardson Grove caravan to Sacramento next week The Bay Area Coalition for Headwaters (BACH) is organizing a bus to bring people to Sacramento on June 22, 2011, along with puppets, costumes and your enthusiasm to stand up […]