'unnecessary development'

'unnecessary development'

Shell speedboats ram and sink kayaker for Corrib gas project

19 June 2013. On Sunday Shell began laying the offshore umbilical pipeline for the Corrib Gas Project. Kayakers from the Rossport Solidarity Camp entered Broadhaven Bay to protest against the continued imposition of the disastrous project.

Eco-warriors Raid Exploratory Iron Mine Site in Wisconsin!

Every night is Earth night!Every night is Earth night!

14/06/13. On June 11, masked eco-warriors carried out a daylight raid on the exploratory drill site for a proposed iron mine in Wisconsin’s Penokee Hills.  Read on below for the anonymous communique.

Elsipogtog First Nation Arrested Blocking Shale Trucks During Sacred Fire

An indigenous man is arrested near Elisipogtog First Nation during a protest against shale gas exploration, Jun 14, 2013. Photo courtesy @1tnbAn indigenous man is arrested near Elisipogtog First Nation during a protest against shale gas exploration, Jun 14, 2013. Photo courtesy @1tnb

Colombian Guerilla Group Holding Canadian Mining Executive Hostage Takes Aim at Ottawa

Guerrilla fighters from ELN in Colombia.10/06/13, A Colombia guerilla group is trying to draw Ottawa into its battle with a Toronto-based mining company which is quietl

Mi’kmaq, Maliseet Continue Anti-Fracking Protests in New Brunswick

8/6/13

It was another day of protest in New Brunswick as Mi’kmaq, Maliseet and their supporters voiced their opposition to shale gas exploration in Kent County.

Indigenous Peruvians Protest State Oil Company Taking Over Their Land

Members of the Achuar indigenous people in the northern Peruvian Amazon have been protesting against Peru’s state oil company’s plans to enter their territory and exploit an estimated 42 million barrels of light oil.

Climate activists escape jail sentences for power station shut down

no-dashPosted Thu 6th Jun 2013  ‘No Dash for Gas’ campaigners given conditional discharges and community service orders for power station occupation

EARTH FIRST! SUMMER GATHERING 2013

EARTH FIRST! SUMMER GATHERING 2013 website all information is now up at http://efgathering.weebly.com.

Gathering Dates 7th-11th August,

Location - SE England (nearest station Bexhill)

Mine Security Chief Ordered Assassination of Indigenous Protesters 4th June

Alberto Rotondo, executive of Tahoe Mine, San Rafael in Guatemala, gave direct orders to assassinate members of the community San Rafael Las Flores.