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text Fukushima quake rock's Japan's and the globe's psyche. by Michael Steinberg
On Tuesday, November 22, at 5:39 a.m., a strong earthquake hit Japan's southeast region, including the devastated Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant, causing widespread panic and immediate tsunami warnings....
Posted: Thu Dec 1, 2016 4:46PM
text Ukraine is a growing nuclear waste dump in the center of Europe by BonLeon
According to the report prepared by the NNWE experts on Nuclear and Radiation Safety in Ukraine for 2016, Ukraine is currently standing one step away from another massive manmade disaster....
Posted: Thu Dec 1, 2016 1:19AM
text New Australian 'biodiversity' law 'a direct assault on Aboriginal laws, culture, religion by Ghillar, Michael Anderson
Legislation has been passed in the Australian state of New South Wales which allows farmers to clear land at will. Farmers welcome it, an Aboriginal leader sees it as a declaration of war. Ghillar Michael Anderson writes that it is a direct assault on Aboriginal laws, culture, religion and spirituality....
Posted: Mon Nov 28, 2016 6:14AM
image Oceti Sakowin Camp Calls for Immediate Federal Protection for Peaceful Occupation of 1851 Treaty Land 480_standingrock1_1.jpg by via Oceti Sakowin Camp
Standing Rock Reservation, Oceti Sakowin Camp. North Dakota, November 27, 2016 — In the past year the world has witnessed an all-out attack on oaths central to the promises made to the Indigenous People of these lands, as well as many oaths this country was founded upon. Those who have the courage to hold the vigil of consciousness momentarily found comfort when President Obama intervened in September, after the Army Corps of Engineers (ACE) moved to grant permission to an oil company to cont...
Posted: Sun Nov 27, 2016 6:33PM
image Army Corp Closes Public Access to Oceti Sakowin Camp on Dec. 5th 480_press_release_1_1.jpg by via Standing Rock Sioux Tribe
Tribes call on President Obama again to deny easement and honor treaty....
Posted: Fri Nov 25, 2016 6:46PM
audio Standing Rock Elder Protector Speaks at a March Against DAPL in North Dakota (audio/mpeg 28.5mb) by paz
Standing Rock Elder Protector Speaks at a March Against DAPL in North Dakota Demand justice for the people of standing rock, and remember the true history of the peoples of Americas....
Posted: Fri Nov 25, 2016 9:48AM
image Thanksgiving Decorations for the Manhattan Bridge 480_signal-2016-11-24-174842_1.jpg by sumfagz
a communique regarding an action in solidarity with the standing rock Sioux nation in new york city, including three images....
Posted: Thu Nov 24, 2016 5:54PM
image Woman severely injured when concussion grenade thrown by police at Standing Rock explodes on her arm 480_sophia_wilansky_standing_rock_nodapl_1.jpg by via Standing Rock Medic & Healer Council
November 22, 2016 - On November 21st as a direct result of the violent police response at Standing Rock towards unarmed people opposing the Dakota Access Pipeline, a 21 year old woman from New York City, Sophia Wilansky, was severely injured when a concussion grenade thrown by police hit her left arm and exploded. Sophia was heading to bring water to the unarmed people who were being attacked for several hours by Morton County Sheriff forces. The Morton County Sheriff’s Department has stated ...
Posted: Tue Nov 22, 2016 5:26PM
audio New Orleans Stands with Standing Rock Nov 15 (audio/mpeg 22.0mb) by wtulnews
more than 300 people gathered in front of the Army Corps Office on Leake st in support of water protectors in North Dakota and Iowa who have assembled to prevent the Dakota Access Pipeline from transporting fracked crude oil from Bakken fields to Tx and through Louisiana. Alicia Cooke of 350La, James Hartwell of Gulf Restoration Network, Anne Rolfes of LA Bucket Brigade, and Cherri Foytlin of BOLD Louisiana spoke to the racial injustice of the pipeline route, avoiding federal law for profit...
Posted: Tue Nov 22, 2016 5:06PM
image Tribes call on President Obama to deny easement, investigate pipeline safety and protect tribal sovereignty 480_press_release_1_1.jpg by via Standing Rock Sioux Tribe
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE. 11-21-16...
Posted: Mon Nov 21, 2016 6:43PM
image Police Attack Unarmed Standing Rock Water Protectors in Freezing Temperatures with Water Cannons and Other Weapons in 5-Hour Standoff 480_nov-20-standing-rock-water-cannons-twitter-bluefancyshawl_1.jpg by via National Lawyers Guild
CANNON BALL, ND, November 21, 2016 — The Water Protector Legal Collective (WPLC; formerly Red Owl), an initiative of the National Lawyers Guild (NLG), strongly condemns the flagrant civil and human rights violations committed by Morton County law enforcement last night against unarmed Standing Rock Water Protectors. The standoff lasted more than five hours in freezing temperatures (26-degrees Fahrenheit), during which police deployed water cannons, rubber bullets, Long Range Acoustic Devices ...
Posted: Mon Nov 21, 2016 6:35PM
text Militarized Police Endanger Lives of Standing Rock Water Protectors With Water Cannon Attack in Freezing Overnight Conditions by Center for Biological Diversity
WASHINGTON, November 21, 2016— Militarized police last night launched a dangerous water cannon attack in sub-freezing temperatures on peaceful water protectors opposing construction of the Dakota Access oil pipeline at Standing Rock, N.D. The attack injured dozens and threatened the lives of American Indians and their allies, most of whom are camping without access to electric heat, by purposely subjecting them to hypothermic conditions....
Posted: Mon Nov 21, 2016 6:15PM
text Trump's New Interior Department Transition Team Leader Believes Burning Fossil Fuels Is a 'Moral' Imperative by Center for Biological Diversity
WASHINGTON, November 21, 2016 — President-elect Trump today again shook up his anti-environmental transition team, naming the director of a pro-Big-Oil think tank to lead his Interior Department advisory group....
Posted: Mon Nov 21, 2016 6:12PM
image Native-led Copwatch forms at Standing Rock 480_copwatchstandingrock_1.jpg by WeCopwatch
As Police attacks on Water Protectors intensifies at Standing Rock, a Native led Copwatch group is formed. We need cameras, and fast!...
Posted: Mon Nov 21, 2016 4:11PM
text Excessive Force by Police Injures 300 Water Protectors at Standing Rock by via Standing Rock Medic & Healer Council
November 20, 2016 - The Standing Rock Medic & Healer Council responded to a mass casualty incident that began at 6pm yesterday evening. Approximately 300 injuries were identified, triaged, assessed and treated by our physicians, nurses, paramedics and integrative healers working in collaboration with local emergency response. These 300 injuries were the direct result of excessive force by police over the course of 10 hours. At least 26 seriously injured people had to be evacuated by ambulance...
Posted: Mon Nov 21, 2016 2:43PM
text Appeal Challenges Nestlé's Unrestricted Water Siphoning From San Bernardino National Forest by Center for Biological Diversity
LOS ANGELES, November 17, 2016 — The Story of Stuff Project, California-based Courage Campaign Institute and Center for Biological Diversity today formally gave notice of their intent to appeal a federal court's ruling in September that allowed Nestlé to continue to remove an estimated 36 million gallons of water from Strawberry Creek in the San Bernardino National Forest based on a permit that expired 28 years ago....
Posted: Sat Nov 19, 2016 4:43PM
text Feds Block Offshore Arctic Drilling, Allow New Oil and Gas Leases in Gulf by Center for Biological Diversity
WASHINGTON, November 18, 2016 — A new offshore oil and gas plan from the U.S. Department of the Interior blocks two drilling leases in the Arctic, but allows a new lease in Alaska’s Cook Inlet and 10 new leases in the Gulf of Mexico over the next five years – a step that will worsen climate change by ensuring significant greenhouse gas pollution for the next 70 years....
Posted: Sat Nov 19, 2016 4:36PM
image Kick Polluters out of COP22: Climate Justice activists stand with Moroccan communities 480_kickpollutersoutofcop22_1.jpg by john Englart (Takver)
Morocco has painted itself as a green leader at this UN climate conference, and in many ways it is, but beneath the surface there are also the stories of pollution and greenwashing which activists have brought to light....
Posted: Fri Nov 18, 2016 12:59AM
image Energy Transfer Partners lawsuit reveals desperation to finish troubled DAPL project standing_rock_sioux_tribe_1.png by via Standing Rock Sioux Tribe
CANNON BALL, ND, November 15, 2016 – Energy Transfer Partners, the company behind the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL) today filed a lawsuit charging the U.S. Army Corp of Engineers has no right to delay easement to pipeline construction....
Posted: Tue Nov 15, 2016 2:23PM
image U.S. Army Corp of Engineers delays DAPL easement and calls for further environmental review standing_rock_sioux_tribe.png by via Standing Rock Sioux Tribe
CANNON BALL, N.D., November 14, 2016 – The U.S. Army Corp of Engineers today announced they are delaying an easement for the Dakota Access Pipeline project until it conducts further environmental review with the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe. The Corp noted that “construction on or under Corps land bordering Lake Oahe cannot occur because the Army has not made a final decision on whether to grant an easement.”...
Posted: Tue Nov 15, 2016 2:19PM