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imageJustice Demands Freedom for Fidencio Aldama
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by Fidencio Aldama Support Group
In a case filled with irregularities and counter to all evidence, Fidencio was found guilty in March 2018. A final appeal of this sentence was filed on August 12, 2021. The last legal recourse available, this appeal now sits before Magistrate Luz Elba de la Torre Orozco of the Third Collegial Tribunal of Penal and Administrative Matters for the Fifth Circuit of the State of Sonora. The tribunal’s ruling is expected to be made at any moment....
Posted: Sun, Jan 30, 2022 9:54am PST
imageNew Marine Reserve Will Protect Highly Migratory and Endangered Species in Galapagos
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by Todd Steiner
Ecuador will have a new marine reserve to increase the protection of marine endangered species in Galapagos. Of the new area, no fishing activity will be allowed in 30,000 square kilometers. The other 30,000 square kilometers will exclude longline fishing....
Posted: Sat, Jan 15, 2022 10:18am PST
textDestroying what is destroying the planet? by Jan Ole Arps and Guido Speckmann
The decisions of the UN Climate Change Conference in Glasgow are a disaster. They seal the course for a drastic and irreversible heating of the earth, which threatens the survival of hundreds of millions of people and countless animal and plant species. Does the climate movement have to resort to more radical means to increase the pressure?...
Posted: Wed, Jan 12, 2022 10:48am PST
imageCosta Rica Announces the Expansion of Cocos Island National Park and the Seamounts Marine
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by Todd Steiner
Costa Rica – Costa Rica announced today the expansion of Cocos Island National Park and the Seamounts Marine Management Area, increasing the protection around this biodiversity hotspot. Cocos Island is located approximately 320 miles from the Pacific Coast of Costa Rica. Due to its great biological diversity, the island was declared a national park in 1978....
Posted: Mon, Jan 3, 2022 10:59am PST
textEcosocialist strategy: industrial restructuring as a joint project of the climate movement by Christian Zeller
The findings of international climate research and the IPCC are clear. World society is heading for tipping points that will abruptly change the earth and climate system. As a result, several billion people will lose their previous livelihoods in a few decades....
Posted: Sun, Jan 2, 2022 7:25am PST
imageResistencia Mapuche en la fotografìa de Pablo Piovano
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by reenvia Red Latina sin fronteras
Resistencia Mapuche en la fotografìa de Pablo Piovano...
Posted: Sat, Jan 1, 2022 8:59am PST
textGrowing opposition to radioactive waste dump in South Australia by Dave Sweeney
Federal plans for a radioactive waste facility near Kimba on South Australia's Eyre Peninsula face growing opposition with Barngarla Traditional Owners launching a Federal Court challenge to Minister Keith Pitt's decision to site the facility on their lands....
Posted: Tue, Dec 21, 2021 12:23am PST
textThe wrong climate strategy of the United Nations by Daniel Tanuro
To stay below 1.5 °C, net global CO2 emissions must be reduced by 59 percent by 2030 and 100 percent by 2050. 80.2 percent of these emissions are due to the burning of fossil fuels. In 2019, these fuels still met 84.3 percent of humanity's energy needs....
Posted: Wed, Dec 15, 2021 4:49pm PST
textThe planet is bursting by Kerstin Chavent
It's not the number of people on Earth that matters, but how they live....
Posted: Tue, Dec 7, 2021 2:34pm PST
textThe Rich's Deal by Susi Stuhlinger
The richest percent of the world's population accounts for fifteen percent of global emissions, which is twice as much as the entire poorer half of the world's inhabitants together are responsible for CO2. Once again, the rich countries benefit from the deal negotiated in Glasgow....
Posted: Mon, Dec 6, 2021 4:10am PST
imageLocal Lithium Mine was Kept Secret when Paiute Shoshone Journalist Made Final Warning
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by Brenda Norrell
A massive lithium mining deal was being kept secret when Paiute Shoshone Journalist Myron Dewey made his final warning about lithium mining in Nevada. Dewey was killed in a head-on collision the day after he live-streamed and warned of the dangers of both the Navy's bombing range here, and lithium mining....
Posted: Fri, Nov 26, 2021 9:17am PST
textSystem Transformation or Barbarism by Tomasz Konicz
Overcoming capital is thus a necessity for survival. Consequently, the climate question is not a question of burden sharing, it is not a question of social security. The global exploitation process of capital, in which resources and energy are burned to make more money out of money, must be overcome....
Posted: Wed, Nov 24, 2021 2:52pm PST
textGlasgow Climate Deal Renews Pledge to Support Developing Countries by Olivia Engling
Two hundred countries finalized an agreement during COP26 in Glasgow, Scotland to limit global warming. In 2009, developed countries promised $100 billion of annual climate funding to developing countries by 2020. According to the OECD, funding estimates will not be met before 2023. The agreement expresses regret about the missed finance target and calls for increasing support for developing countries....
Posted: Wed, Nov 17, 2021 8:12am PST
imageApache Naelyn Pike: Women as Life Givers, Surviving the Extinction Plan
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by Brenda Norrell
Apache Naelyn Pike, 22, brought this powerful message: "When we are born, then they know that their plan for our extinction failed." This fact is empowering, Naelyn said during a panel of four women speaking on "Nature, Justice and Women's Leadership: A Strategic Trio for Effective Change," at the Bioneers Conference....
Posted: Sun, Nov 14, 2021 10:39am PST
textThe Shortwave Report 11/12/21 Listen Globally! by Dan Roberts
A weekly 30 minute review of international news and opinion, recorded from a shortwave radio and the internet. With times, frequencies, and websites for listening at home. 3 files- Highest quality broadcast, regular broadcast, and slow-modem streaming. NHK Japan, Radio Deutsche-Welle, and Radio Havana Cuba....
Posted: Thu, Nov 11, 2021 5:16pm PST
textClimate Summit Debates Funding for Developing Countries to Combat Climate Change by Mahati Kalaparthy
As the climate summit approaches its final days in Scotland, 200 countries negotiate an agreement to combat climate change....
Posted: Wed, Nov 10, 2021 1:38pm PST
textEarth Democracy by Vandana Shiva
We are part of the universe and the earth and must live in accordance with the laws of the universe as well as the earth. The most basic law is the realization that we share the planet with other beings and that we have a duty to care for our common home....
Posted: Wed, Nov 10, 2021 4:28am PST
textOn the "end of the climate crisis" by Christian Hofmann
"[G]lobal warming, environmental degradation, and growing inequality are primarily the consequences of an unleashed economic mode that is focused on profit and quarterly numbers, but not on the well-being of people and nature"...
Posted: Sat, Nov 6, 2021 7:38am PDT
imageAnti-Fossil Fuel Protest Meets U.S. Interior Secretary at COP26
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by Center for Biological Diversity
Biden Administration is Breaking Promise to Halt New Federal Leasing, Fracking...
Posted: Thu, Nov 4, 2021 2:49pm PDT
textSanta Barbara Commission Vote Puts Exxon Oil Trucking Plan on Thin Ice by Center for Biological Diversity
Commissioners Vote 3-2 Against Project, Citing Public Safety, Oil Spill Concerns...
Posted: Wed, Nov 3, 2021 2:53pm PDT