Hambach Forest Updates and Videos

November 26th, 2014

The Hambach Forest land defense blog reports a treesit being enclosed by fencing and lit by flood lights through the night, a technique many forest defenders have encountered.

They’ve also posted a series of short videos

An October 1 roadblock (8:35)

A platform being raised (1:42)

Slash piles/life in the trees (3:38)

Ground encampment (3:33)

To write to two jailed forest defenders more information here

And phone numbers and addresses of subcontracted companies here

The Hambach forest is located near Cologne, Germany and abuts a lignite (brown coal) strip mine that is attempting to expand into the remaining forest.