Secwépemc protesters have settled in for the long haul in a bid to stop the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion project from being completed in Kamloops.
𝐉𝐨𝐢𝐧 𝐭𝐡𝐞 #𝐒𝐡𝐮𝐭𝐃𝐨𝐰𝐧𝐊𝐊𝐑 𝐜𝐨𝐦𝐦𝐮𝐧𝐢𝐜𝐚𝐭𝐢𝐨𝐧𝐬 𝐛𝐥𝐨𝐜𝐤𝐚𝐝𝐞 𝐚𝐧𝐝 𝐫𝐢𝐬𝐞 𝐮𝐩 𝐟𝐨𝐫 𝐭𝐡𝐞 𝐖𝐞𝐭’𝐬𝐮𝐰𝐞𝐭’𝐞𝐧 𝐡𝐞𝐫𝐞𝐝𝐢𝐭𝐚𝐫𝐲 𝐜𝐡𝐢𝐞𝐟𝐬!
By Hiroko Tabuchi / NY Times Last summer, oil and gas-industry groups were lobbying to overturn federal rules on leaks of natural gas, a major contributor to climate change. Their message: The companies had emissions under control. In private, the lobbyists were saying something very different. At a discussion convened last year by the Independent […]
by Malavika Vyawahare / Mongabay Thousands of people demonstrated in Mauritius on Aug. 29 over the government’s handling of a recent ship grounding that spilled 1,000 tons oil in the seas around the island nation. In what appears to be the latest toll in the incident, dolphins and whales have beached close to where the […]
by BC Blackout August 17, 2020 — Grassroots forest defenders from across Vancouver Island have successfully prevented Teal Jones Group from blasting logging roads into the unlogged headwaters of the Fairy Creek watershed for the past week. On Monday August 10th, a blockade was established where the new roads were about to crest a ridge […]
by Antonio José Paz Cardona / Mongabay The erosion has progressed at an accelerated rate and has reached other rivers, threatening a national highway and Indigenous communities. Studies commissioned by the Ecuadoran government call for emergency infrastructure to mitigate the erosion, which could reach the catchment dam of the Coca Codo Sinclair hydroelectric plant, with […]
from Warrior Publications [Editor’s Note: The people of Six Nations are Haudenosaunee (also referred to as Iroquois), not Mohawk.] August 8, 2020 (Anonymous Communique) Last night, a group of Wet’suwet’en barricaded and set fire to the train tracks trespassing on our territory in an act of solidarity with the Mohawks of Six Nations. We are […]
by Alex Emery / S&P Global Indigenous protests bought operations to a standstill at Peru’s largest oil field, PetroTal’s Block 95 in the northern Amazon rain forest, just days after a similar attack halted pumping at the state oil company’s North Peruvian Oil Pipeline. Three protesters died and half-a-dozen policemen were injured after a group […]
Press Release by “No (S)hell On Earth” (google translated by EF!J) Climate activists began blockading the central infrastructure of the Rhineland Shell refineries at 6 this morning. This action of several small groups is called “No (S)hell On Earth,” and takes place as part of the campaign days “Resistance With Distance” (#AufstandMitAbstand). 60 activists are […]
Six Nations People Arrested; Hwy 6 Shut Down in Response to Police Raid of Housing Development Protest
by Donna Duric and Lynda Powless / The Turtle Island News CALEDONIA, ONT. – Roads have been blocked and tires set on fire, and some Six Nations Elected Council members are asking for an emergency meeting, after Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) arrests of Six Nations people protesting a housing development site sparked shutdowns of Argyle […]