Scotland (highlands & islands)
During the next 2 weeks, the Solitaire (the biggest pipe laying ship in the world) is set to begin illegally constructing the offshore section of the pipeline. It is believed that the Solitaire is on a pretty tight schedule & booked up for the next 2 years, so ANY disruption provides us with a real opportunity to delay the project significantly.
Sitting on piles of coal, revolting peasants, trashing things & fixing other things together, it's the latest EF! Action Update
This EF!AU is jam packed with exciting actions, plus features on international resistance against coal in time for this year's Camp for Climate Action, a resurgence of anti-genetics campaigning, and proposals for a rolling blockade next year of Kingsnorth. You'll be inspired to Taste the Waste, Leave it in the Ground and who knows what else!
Latest info on Camp for Climate Action (& action reports during the camp) - useful links including 'what's it like' video
All the latest info you need to have a rewarding Camp for Climate Action is below - read more.
Also please note that during the camp, the best place to get related action reports will be https://indymedia.org.uk/en/actions/2008/climatecamp/, with others on the general IMC newswire. Daily video reports trailer.
We'll do a round-up of actions & photos afterwards, as last year.
at the Earth First! Summer Gathering
Ecological Direct Action without Compromise
27 Aug - 1 Sept 2008, Norfolk
Get in touch if you or your campaign/group/network would like to run a workshop or session at the gathering, especially if you can offer workshops on action training, direct action campaigns, ecology, ecological restoration and sustainable living.
Email us on summergathering _ AT _ earthfirst.org.uk or ring 01524 383012
Deadline 12 August!
We've already got lots of workshops confirmed. Join us for:
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CLIMATE CAMP MASS ACTION PROMO VIDEO
How to take down the fences at Kingsnorth & have fun while you're at it! Watch it & forward to your mates.
All of the following are available from here:
Stuck for something to do!? Uninspired & lacklustre..? The all new singing dancing EF!AU is here to lift your spirits
As if putting the boot into the genetics industry, filling empty spaces with joy & creativity, and fooling the fossil-heads wasn't enough, people have been busy washing lumps of coal and covering themselves with paint...we kid you not...all in aid of halting the trashing of the planet!
Parliaments have been climbed, airport terminals flash(mobb)ed, fields & various other sites occupied, building stormed & blockaded, pipelines blockaded & destroyed...
UPCOMING ACTIONS AND EVENTS:
1) CLIMATE CAMP NATIONAL GATHERING - LONDON, 10-11.5.08
2) SAVING ICELAND IN WALES AND SCOTLAND - 7th & 9th MAY ‘08
3) TURNING UP THE HEAT - LONDON, CARDIFF, MANCHESTER & ONLINE, 8/10/13.5.08
4) BIG BLETHER 6 - GLASGOW, 9-11.5.08