Redwood Curtain Action Camp

An illegal highway project for a two mile section of Redwood Highway 101 proposes to remove 54 trees as well as cut, fill, compact and/or pave over the roots of 66 Redwoods 3 to 18 feet diameter! Join us and help save […]

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Shit Hitting the Fan: News Roundup 5/28

Simmer Down? No Thanks. As though environmental news couldn’t get scarier, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration claims that this April was the hottest April since record keeping began in 1880. Beyond that, the average temperature of Earth this year has been […]

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Deep Horizon Still Gushing

This photo was taken from an elevation of 3,500 feet. It shows the sheen of oil which indicates a column of oil 10 miles deep in the Gulf of Mexico. The attempts to plug the Deep Horizon oil gusher has apparently been […]

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Cascadia Against LNG

A No LNG coalition celebration/Rally is happening in Portland right now at the Oregon Convention Center where the NW Natural Shareholder Meeting is taking place. Two LNG terminals are still proposed in Oregon (On the Columbia River and in Coos Bay). The […]

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CBD’s Kieran Suckling on the False Moratorium

Controversial Salazar “Moratorium” on Gulf Drilling was Only Verbal by Kieran Suckling, Center for Biological Diversity Gov. Prof: “so ridiculous that it defies understanding” Law Prof: “moratorium does not even cover the dangerous drilling that caused the problem in the first place” […]

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Wilderness Roundup

In a victory for conservationists, Basalt Fire District officials put their support behind designation of roughly 90% of Colorado’s Basalt Mountain (almost 19 square miles) as wilderness. For more on EF! activity in the area, visit Earth First! Durango’s facebook page. There […]

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National Guard Sent to the Border

Another one for our “There Goes the Neighborhood” file: the President of the United States announced yesterday that 1,200 National Guard troops are being called up to “secure our borders.” Many of these troops are going to be stationed in our beloved […]

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Greenpeace Drops a Big One on Dell

Four Greenpeace activists dropped a large banner on the front of Dell’s headquarters in Austin today to protest the use of PVC vinyl plastic and brominated flame retardants (BFRs). Dell had promised to end the use of these toxic products by the […]

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