'unnecessary development'

'unnecessary development'

Oklahoma Grandmother Locks Herself to KXL Heavy Machinery 9th April

ALLEN, OK – Tuesday, April 9, 2013, 9:00 AM – Oklahoma grandmother Nancy Zorn, 79, from Warr Acres, has locked herself to a piece of heavy machinery effectively halting construction on TransCanada’s Keystone

Taiwan Activists Praise “Tree-Top” Man 8th April

BANGKOK: Taiwan activists are praising one man’s efforts to bring about change to the environmental policies of the East Asian country through his demonstration atop a tree.

Tar Sands Protestors Chain Themselves To Canadian Consulate Doors 3rd April

Two Seattle residents have chained themselves to the doors of the Canadian Consulate in downtown Seattle today protesting proposed pipelines that would bring Canadian tar sands to American refineries.

Amazon Dam Activists Threaten to Wage War on Brazil Over Military Incursion 3rd April

Brazil dam row – local activists march past machinery being used in the construction of the massive Belo Monte hydroelectric damBrazil dam row – local activists march past machinery being used in the construction of the massive Belo Monte hydroelectric dam

Tar Sands Protestor Disrupts Transcanada Presentation

February 28th, 2013, 1:45pm — a protestor with Tar Sands Blockade this afternoon locked his neck to a projector screen in the middle of a TransCanada presentation at the North American Crude Marketing Conference in Houston.

The Bolt Weevils and the Simplicity of Sabotage

Resistance against exploitation is nothing new. History is full of examples of people—perfectly ordinary people—fighting back against injustice, exploitation, and the destruction of their lands and communities.

Huila Community of Colombia Continues to Defend the Earth from Mega-Development. 28th Feb

The New Year in Huila started as 2012 finished, with the National Authority of Environmental Licenses’ (ANLA) refusal  to hold the energy company Enel-Endesa-Emgesa accountable for failing to comply with the environmental license for the Quimbo Hydroelectric Project.

Red Lake Pipeline Blockade. 28th feb

Enbridge Energy LP has been trespassing on Red Lake Nations Ceded lands in Minnesota by operating multiple pipelines without an easement. Nizhawendaamin Indaakiminaan, a group of grassroots Red Lake tribal members and allies, demand that the flow of oil through these pipelines be stopped.