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image Mattole Forest Blockade Update! 480_mattole-2-768x576_1.jpg by KP
Logging operations on hold until end of December, but a new logging road and herbicide use are still on the agenda. Mattole Forest Defenders stay focused and strong, and shift organizing to broader resistance. More people are needed to protect the old growth and wildlife in this wild part of the North Coast....
Posted: Tue Nov 21, 2017 11:35AM
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
calendar Yapti Tabay Reclamation Benefit & Festival - #Native Lives Matter #Environmental Justice by Saycsar Fleurima
Geofferey's Inner Circle 410 14th Street Oakland CA DECEMBER 2, 2017 4p-8p FREE!...
Event Date: Sat Dec 2, 2017 4:00PM
Posted: Mon Nov 20, 2017 9:24PM
calendar Re-use and Re-create this Holiday Season! 480_quirky_berkeley_100615_0520-x3_rgb__1.jpg by Transition Berkeley
Berkeley Fellowship of Unitarian Universalists’ Hall 1924 Cedar (@Bonita), Berkeley www.bfuu.org...
Event Date: Thu Dec 7, 2017 6:30PM
Posted: Mon Nov 20, 2017 7:51PM
calendar Complimentary Skating with Cool Effect at the Embarcadero Holiday Ice Rink 480_poster_5__1.jpg by Cool Effect
Holiday Ice Rink at Embarcadero Center...
Event Date: Sat Dec 2, 2017 10:00AM
Posted: Thu Nov 16, 2017 10:35AM
calendar Complimentary Skating with Cool Effect at the Embarcadero Holiday Ice Rink 480_poster_5_.jpg by Cool Effect
Holiday Ice Rink at Embarcadero Center...
Event Date: Tue Nov 28, 2017 10:00AM
Posted: Thu Nov 16, 2017 10:33AM
image California's Dungeness Crab Fishery Targeted With Petition, Lawsuit for Harming Whales as Season Opens 480_entangledwhale_edlyman_noaa_fpwc_1.jpg by Center for Biological Diversity
SAN FRANCISCO, November 14, 2017 — As commercial Dungeness crab season opens Nov. 15 in California, the Center for Biological Diversity is petitioning the federal government to rank the fishery as one of the most dangerous to whales because of increased entanglements in recent years. Last month the Center also sued the California Department of Fish and Wildlife for failing to prevent imperiled whales and sea turtles from getting tangled up in crab gear and injured or killed....
Posted: Tue Nov 14, 2017 8:22PM
document New Guidelines for Protecting California’s Monarch Butterfly Groves 2017-040_protectingcaliforniabutterflygroves.pdf_140_.jpg by The Xerces Society
Protecting and managing overwintering sites is essential if the monarch’s migration is to be sustained...
Posted: Tue Nov 14, 2017 8:15PM
image New Reports Expose Racial and Economic Injustice, Ineffectiveness of Pollution Trading 480_11.11.17_photo1_1.jpg by Dan Bacher
Wenonah Hauter, executive director of Food & Water Watch, said, “Pollution trading schemes like cap-and-trade unjustly burden lower-income communities of color. This is a fact. So many of us are rightfully desperate for solutions to our climate crisis, but market-based policies won’t save us. The only real way to significantly reduce carbon pollution is to stop producing it. We must move off fossil fuels now.”  Photo: Governor Jerry Brown speaks at the COP 23 in Bonn, Germany on November 1...
Posted: Tue Nov 14, 2017 1:54PM
image Jerry Brown tells indigenous protesters in Bonn, 'Let's put you in the ground' 480_doyb5gowkaerqz3_1_1_1.jpg by Dan Bacher
“I wanted to leave a message here, for humanity and all of planet, that the peoples need to join to defend Mother Nature, the soil, water and air because they are being threatened,” said Ninawa Nuneshuni Kui, President of the Huni Kui People of Acre, Brazil. “And humanity needs Nature to survive. So I want to say that Nature and the air are not a means of commerce for anyone and it’s every human’s right to live in peace. Jerry Brown’s ‘American Pledge’ will lead to the displacement of my peop...
Posted: Sat Nov 11, 2017 5:50PM
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 The environmental injustice and dirty oil behind California's 'green’ facade 480_californiacrude800_1_1_1.jpg by Dan Bacher
Governor Jerry Brown may be pulling “people together” and getting people to “wake up,” but not in the way that he intended, as increasing numbers of Californians mobilize against the Governor’s steadfast support of fracking and drilling dirty oil, a Big Oil-written cap-and-trade program and permits to pollute groundwater with oil wastewater in Kern County, as well as his environmentally unjust Delta Tunnels project....
Posted: Thu Nov 9, 2017 4:41PM
text California Adopts Rules on Agricultural Pesticide Use Near Schools and Day-Care Centers by Charlotte Fadipe
The California Department of Pesticide Regulation (DPR) has adopted new rules to further protect young students from pesticide exposure. The rules, which take effect on January 1, 2018, regulate the use of agricultural pesticides near schools and licensed child day-care facilities....
Posted: Tue Nov 7, 2017 2:01PM
calendar San Bruno Mountain Plant Sale @ Mission Blue Nursery 480_mbn_plant_sale_nov_18th_2017_flyer.jpg by San Bruno Mountain Watch
Mission Blue Nursery, 3401 Bayshore Blvd, Brisbane, CA 94005 (www.mountainwatch.org/directions)...
Event Date: Sat Nov 18, 2017 9:00AM
Posted: Sun Nov 5, 2017 1:37PM
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 Support the farmworkers' union in Baja California 480_support-sindja-baja-california-1_1.jpg by SINDJA Solidarity Committee
Every box of strawberries from the San Quintín Valley sold in US supermarkets represents the blood and sweat of poor, indigenous migrant farmworkers earning "hunger wages" under repressive conditions....
Posted: Wed Nov 1, 2017 4:47PM
calendar Open Hours at UC Gill Tract Community Farm 480_saturday_hours_1.jpg by UC Gill Tract Community Farm
UC Gill Tract Community Farm (1050 San Pablo Ave at Marin, Albany Ca 94706)...
Event Date: Sat Nov 4, 2017 10:00AM
Posted: Wed Nov 1, 2017 1:45PM
calendar Citizens' Climate Lobby monthly meeting by Dave Massen
Mission Police Station community room 17th and Valencia Streets San Francisco...
Event Date: Sat Nov 11, 2017 9:45AM
Posted: Mon Oct 30, 2017 11:10AM
calendar Bayview Hunters Point Environmental and Climate Justice Struggles Against Pollution and Gentrification by Ruthie
SEIU Local 2 209 Golden Gate Avenue near Civic Center BART station...
Event Date: Mon Oct 30, 2017 6:45PM
Posted: Sat Oct 28, 2017 11:39AM
audio Mark Davis on Governance for Survival (audio/mpeg 7.4mb) by wtulnews
Mark Davis of Tulane Institute on Water Resources and Policy speaks on what kind of citizenry and what kind of governance is necessary for New Orleans and Louisiana to survive....
Posted: Wed Oct 25, 2017 9:43AM