Wales

Wales

apex drilling visited - MAINSHILL SOLIDARITY action

apex drilling @ bridgend sabotaged by anti opencast activists.

In the early hours of tuesday 3rd november, anti opencast activists visited Apex Drilling based near Bridgend. They are integral to the expanding opencast monster and are currently active at Mainshill in Scotland.

*Hit the Production of Climate Chaos - get involved* - 13th December call for actions

The climate catastrophe has not happened by random chance and the melting glacier is not its place. Our economic system, the way it produces goods, and the way they are transported and finally consumed is the root of climate change.

Activists stop work at Ffos y Fran coal mine

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Climate activists stop work at Ffos-y-fran coal mine.

Clean Coal Dirty Joke – Keep it in the Ground

Wednesday 23rd September 2009: Climate activists have stopped work at the controversial Ffoss-y-fran opencast coalmine near Merthyr Tydfil, doing their bit to keep coal in the ground and switch to clean energy to avoid runaway climate change.

Lammas Ecovillage, Wales gets Planning Approval (finally!)

Today the Lammas group won planning permission for their ecovillage project.

Climate campers stroll to Ffos-y-fran opencast mine

August 15th 2009

Climate campers reclaim Ffos-y-fran

Campers at Climate Camp Cymru near Merthyr Tydfil have upped the ante and have set off to enter Ffros-y-fran open cast coal mine, just yards from the camp.

Jill Lloyd said,

Get Your Selves Down to Climate Camp

The site was taken on Wednesday.Kitchens, compost loos, wind and solar energy and kids spaces are all up and running; workshops are go and we’ll soon have a cinema. The sun’s been shining all day. Friendly locals!

Protesters seize site of Wales' first Climate Camp

12.8.2009
At 7.30am this morning, around 60 protesters set up the site of Wales' first Climate Camp on the edge of Merthyr Tydfil, next to the controversial Ffos-y-Fran opencast coal mine.

Latest EF! Action Update bursts forth

Car tyres deflate in the night, diggers halted in their tracks, buildings and MPs covered in slime...airports plagued by crazy golf, picnics, city gents and hostage-taking...eco-villages and other autonomous spaces sprout, as others are under threat...tree-sits, banks evicted, fake phone-masts and whaling ships sunk....it must be time for another Earth First! Action Update, bringing you a concentrated quarterly blast of inspiration and contacts to get out there and take direct action against the bastards threatening this planet and its inhabitants.

News from the front-lines - permanent protest camps old and new, and temporary gatherings in a field near you, all the dates and info you need for a summer of blistering action and torrential outpourings!

Successes here, across the pond and round the very other side of the world.

Fossil Fools Day 2009, 1st April - actions & resources

FFD is only five weeks away! We know of various affinity group actions around the UK but thought we'd upload some inspirational public actions you can get involved with on the April 1st and some resources to help inspire you to take action in you local area.

PUBLIC ACTIONS

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