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image Court Ruling Moves Orcas Closer to Protection from Oil Tankers 480_orca-j-k_miles-ritter_by-nc-sa_1.jpg by Earthjustice
Judge finds Coast Guard’s effort to dismiss the case “misunderstands the nature of the violation and the underlying intent of the ESA”...
Posted: Thu Jan 18, 2018 11:08PM
text Feds Halt Idaho Oil, Gas Lease Sale After Conservation Groups Protest by Center for Biological Diversity
BOISE, Idaho, January 18, 2018 — The Trump administration has halted an oil and gas lease sale near eastern Idaho’s Grays Lake National Wildlife Refuge in response to protests from conservation groups....
Posted: Thu Jan 18, 2018 9:13PM
text Lawsuit Challenges Development That Could Doom California's Santa Ana Mountain Lions by Center for Biological Diversity
TEMECULA, Calif., January 11, 2018 — Conservation organizations sued the city of Temecula today for approving the Altair housing development, which would endanger the local mountain lion population by disrupting critical wildlife corridors. The groups include the Center for Biological Diversity, Sierra Club, Mountain Lion Foundation and Cougar Connection....
Posted: Thu Jan 11, 2018 7:34PM
text Nuclear Shutdown News December 2017: Do Nukes Kill? by Michael Steinberg
Nuclear Shutdown News chronicles the decline and fall of the nuclear power industry in the US and beyond, and highlights the efforts of those who are working to create a nuclear free world. Here is our December 2017 report:...
Posted: Tue Jan 2, 2018 4:30PM
image Raccoon Rebellion Strikes Diamond Pipeline on Christmas 480_pc140015_li__2__1.jpg by Jacques Rogiers
Water Protectors from the Raccoon Rebellion -Arkansas Chapter conduct a safety lock-out/tag-out of a Main Operating Valve on the Diamond Pipeline as a Christmas gift to the Natural State...
Posted: Tue Dec 26, 2017 5:52PM
image Kwanzaa: Preserving Pan African Heritage in the "Farm to Fork Capitol of America" 480_24991232_1816122331763841_5959820234058166931_n_1.jpg by Khubaka, Michael Harris
Today’s, “California Grown” 7 day holiday was created as a Pan African expression during the US Civil Rights Movement, in the aftermath of the 1966 Watts Riot in California. Imagine, the son of a Maryland Black Tenant Farmer and Baptist Preacher helping to restore ancient Pan African Agriculture celebrations are celebrated by millions throughout the world....
Posted: Fri Dec 22, 2017 4:37PM
text Archbishop and Religious Groups Hold Puerto Rico Prayer Vigil at US Capitol by Lydia Andrews
As Congress considers recovery and relief packages for hurricane-hit Puerto Rico, the island's Archbishop and national religious groups are holding a vigil in a Congressional office building on Wednesday....
Posted: Tue Dec 19, 2017 3:31PM
image Expanding Participation with the 2017 Ag Census in the "Farm to Fork Capitol of America" 480_spring_mix_09_155_1.jpg by Khubaka, Michael Harris
California Black Farmers and Agriculturalists have an ongoing community based partnership with the National Agriculture Statistical Service. We encourage active civic participation by new, returning and seasoned Agriculture producers to identify gaps in service delivery necessary to reduce gaps of economic parity and epidemic levels of health disparities that ravage our communities....
Posted: Fri Dec 1, 2017 5:53PM
text Nuclear Shutdown News November 2017 by Michael Steinberg
Nuclear Shutdown News chronicles the decline and fall of the nuclear industry in the US and beyond, and highlights the efforts of those who are working for a nuclear free world. Here is our November 2017 report:...
Posted: Sun Nov 26, 2017 4:38PM
audio Dead Zone Panel --the Gulf vs Tyson (audio/mpeg 48.0mb) by wtul news
Tyson Panel, Featuring Matt Rota of Gulf Restoration Network...
Posted: Tue Nov 21, 2017 11:26AM
text "The Public Trust Doctrine," Wealth Inequality, and Iraq by Mary Wood, Gabriel Zucman, and S Plapperta
The Public Trust Doctrine is a fundamental precursor to modern environmental law and continues to be an integral principle of national resource management. The doctrine has often been characterized as an attribute of sovereignty that carries constitutional force....
Posted: Sat Nov 11, 2017 12:13PM
image Portland, OR: Reed College Threatens Students for Protesting Its Financial Ties 480_black-lives-matter-at-reed_1.jpg by Reedies Against Racism
Reed College in Portland, Oregon uses Wells Fargo, infamous for being one of the primary investors in private prisons, immigration detention, the Dakota Access Pipeline, police foundations and the Israeli Apartheid (among other oppressive institutions), as its main operating bank, holding around $300,000.00 in the bank on a daily basis....
Posted: Wed Nov 1, 2017 11:15PM
image Water Protectors Blockade Wells Fargo Bank: Stop Funding Enbridge 480_pic1_1.jpg by WeCopwatch
DULUTH – On October 23, 2017 Water Protectors from Camp Makwa Front Line Camp blockaded a Wells Fargo Bank branch to oppose the bank’s massive investments in the Enbridge Line 3 Pipeline and their parasitic relationship to Native American communities....
Posted: Tue Oct 24, 2017 8:26AM
image Indigenous Women Excluded, Enbridge Public Hearing Shut Down 480_dsc02667-2_1.jpg by WeCopwatch
We refuse to let our voices go unheard in this process. Enbridge claims a near-impeccable pipeline safety record but has in fact been responsible for hundreds of thousands of gallons of crude oil spilled each year in the last three decades. We applaud Michele Naar-Obed for testifying in Duluth and highlighting the violations Enbridge has already wrought on the environment. We resist Enbridge’s attempts to buy its permits and oppose the unilateral force with which they are attempting to determ...
Posted: Sat Oct 21, 2017 2:45PM
image Costco Pies Are Cheap; And Contain Palm Oil and Palm Kernel Oil 480_costco_lattice_palm_oil_pies_1.jpg by Tomas DiFiore
Costco, RSPO, Wilmar, Cargill, IOI, does it matter? It’s overwhelmingly the big companies that are destroying forest to create oil palm plantations and causing dangerous climate change. Studies not only show that the narrative about who’s causing deforestation is incorrect. They also reflect broader, global issues about the unequal distribution of land. A recent background paper for the 2014 issue of the FAO’s State of Food and Agriculture report estimated that the world has somewhat over 570...
Posted: Sun Oct 8, 2017 1:54PM
image Health & Farmworker Advocates Respond to California’s Interim Mitigations for Chlorpyrifos 480_sactosep1517bancpf_1.jpg by Californians for Pesticide Reform
"The fact remains that US EPA scientists last November found all current uses of chlorpyrifos on food-related crops put children at risk due to unsafe levels in our food, air, water, and workplaces. Like the Trump Administration, the DPR continues to ignore the top government scientists in the land and continues to put our communities at risk. Nothing short of a total suspension of use will suffice to ensure the protection of the most vulnerable populations."...
Posted: Wed Oct 4, 2017 10:09AM
text Nuclear Shutdown News September 2017 by Michael Steinberg
Nuclear Shutdown News chronicles the decline and fall of the nuclear power industry in the US and abroad and highlights the efforts of those who are working for a nuclear free world. Here is our September 217 report....
Posted: Sat Sep 30, 2017 4:13PM
text Development Group Says Debt Relief Can Provide Quick-Recovery Aid to Caribbean by Abby Wilhelm
The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) joins other religious and development groups in their call for ‎debt relief for hurricane-battered Caribbean islands....
Posted: Fri Sep 22, 2017 10:30AM
image Water Protectors from Makwa Initiative Line 3 Frontline Resistance blockade Enbridge construction access point 480_pict_2_1.jpg by WeCopwatch
LAKE SUPERIOR: Water protectors continue their nonviolent direct action and civil disobedience campaign to shut down construction on Enbridge's Line 3 pipeline. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 9-19-17 Contact information Stuart Perkins sdotperx@gmail.com...
Posted: Wed Sep 20, 2017 8:19AM
image Non Violent Direct Action to Stop Enbridge's Line 3 Pipeline: Voices from the Frontlines 480_screnen_shot_2017-09-14_at_10.51.30_am_1.jpg by WeCopwatch
Water protectors continue their nonviolent direct action and civil disobedience campaign to shut down construction on Enbridge's Line 3 pipeline....
Posted: Sun Sep 17, 2017 3:08PM