Washington: The Fight for the Wild Is on at Chameleon Blockade

by Chameleon Blockade October 8, 2020, The Capitol State Forest, WA: Early Wednesday afternoon just as the fog melted off, a convoy of trucks from at least four different law enforcement agencies parked on a logging road for an unannounced raid on a camp of forest protection activists, sweeping the camp away and leaving one […]

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Breaking: 2nd Fairy Creek Blockade Established

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 […]

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Notes from the Field: Blue Mountains Biodiversity Project 2020 Summer Report

by Blue Mountains Biodiversity Project Camas flowers (High Buck sale, Umatilla NF) Despite the pandemic, and the suffering and uncertainty people are facing at this time, we are seeing an even greater push from the current administration to increase ecologically destructive extractive projects on public lands (such as logging and drilling), eliminate or curtail public […]

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Unist’ot’en 2020 Summer Work Camp

from Unistoten.camp The work of the Unist’ot’en Healing Centre has continued despite the ongoing invasion of the Yin’tah by CGL and the RCMP, and the health impacts of the global COVID-19 pandemic. The struggle of Black communities for Black Lives during this time has both added to a shared revolutionary movement for Liberation while also […]

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How Mexican Communities are Helping to Save a Fir Forest

by Agustín del Castillo / translated by Sarah Engel / Mongabay The future of an endemic tree and the ecosystem where it’s found depends, to a large extent, on stopping illegal logging and the expansion of avocado crops in southern Jalisco. The Colima fir tree (Abies colimensis) is listed as an endangered species by Mexican […]

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