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Start a Drumbeat for cannabis

Jonathan Morse | Weekly Cartoon from Dirt Worshiping Heathens Sketchbook... http://homee.comcast.net/`shajon/index.html more...  4 Comments

Special film screening about struggle to protect site sacred to 13 tribes

Indigenous Action Media | On Wednesday, July 20th at 7pm the American Indian Community House (404 Lafayette St.) will be hosting a special screening of "The Snowbowl Effect", a new documentary about the struggle to protect a sacred mountain in Northern Arizona from ski resort development and snowmaking with wastewater. more...  0 Comments

Sakhalin's Indigenous Peoples: Back to the Blockades

Rory Cox and Jenne Turner | The people of Sakhalin Island, Russia, are again being threatened by oil and gas companies. The following article details their conflict and offers a way for you to help. more...  0 Comments

EVENT: Pesticide Poisoning in the Projects

Physicians for Social Responsibility/NYC | The New York City Housing Authority is under pressure to use Integrated Pest Management (IPM) in public housing. Find out how IPM protects children from pesticide poisoning and how you can help. more...  0 Comments

S.O.S. from Venice ,Italy

emma | Nothing can be more exasperating then the realization that nefarious financial interests are wrecking the environment with the false excuse of saving it. more...  0 Comments

ENVIRONMENTAL AND PUBLIC INTEREST GROUPS "EXXPOSE" EXXON

A. Stone | Landmark Campaign to Expose ExxonMobil’s Dangerous Environmental Policies more...  0 Comments

G8 International Day of Action on Climate Change - U.S. Public Enemy #1

d.o. | The facts are in: we suck. Your grandchildren will curse your existence. Change it or die. more...  0 Comments

DR-CAFTA Threatens Life in Central America: People Speak Out about Its Impact on Animals

homefries | DR-CAFTA has triggered criticism from the sugar industry, AIDS activists, labor unions, and...animal rights supporters? Hear what free trade with Central America could mean for animals. more...  0 Comments

July 8 Anti-G8 East Coast Convergence Update #1

mjs | please foreward widely and indiscriminently !!!!!!!!!! And now for all the juicy details concerning the events leading up to the Rally Against Massey Energy and the International Day of action against the G8 and the Root Causes of Climate Change in Richmond on July 8 Remember to check our website for updates: www.mountainjusticesummer.org/richmond/ more...  2 Comments

Geldof's Live Shame Show

Henk Ruyssenaars | Urging the G8 leaders to do more to help Africa is begging the same people for mercy who represent the inhuman systems. And nothing was said about poverty's origins, stopping the illegal wars or the taking of the African oil: again cheating Africa out of trillions. more...  2 Comments

IMPACT OF "DEPLETED" URANIUM ON IRAQI CIVILIANS: JUNE 2005 UPDAT

Sheree | A 2 page summary of recent reports and research on the accelerating rate of cancers and birth defects since the start of Gulf War 2. The legal obligation for the occupying country to provide health care is clear, under the Geneva Conventions. Some ways to offer immediate aid are presented, since the US is not yet fulfilling its legal obligations to provide health care to the occupied country of Iraq. more...  1 Comments

Rainforest Alliance Greenwash Unveiled

David Roknich | According to their website: "The Rainforest Alliance monitors and verifies that Chiquita's farms abide by strong environmental and social standards, which have positive impacts on rural communities and tropical landscapes."I recently received an email from Costa Rica that unveils this enormous scam, just as the CAFTA agreement heads to the US House of Representatives for final approval.
(see photo upload) Rainforest's "Audit Team" prepares to greenwash the bananas more...  0 Comments

Book Review: Reclaiming City Streets for people: Chaos or Quality of Life?

Stephan von Pohl | This book is available for free online in PDF format. more...  0 Comments

Interview with a warrior in the battle against Mountaintop Removal

Mountain Justice Summer | Interview with a warrior in the battle against Mountaintop Removal strip mining in the Coal River Valley, West Virginia. more...  0 Comments

Andrew Morgan: A Sad and Tearful Goodbye

lin wefel | I guess they were worried that all the sad people might cause trouble. more...  3 Comments

THURSDAY Forum (tonight) on Pesticides, Genetic Engineering & Land Confiscation

Mitchel Cohen | more...  0 Comments

Photos from Time's Up's Multiple Location Memorial

bike rider | more...  10 Comments

Images: Andrew Morgan Memorial

fred askew | Photographs from the Memorial for Andrew Morgan more...  1 Comments

NoSpray Newz: Pesticides' Lawsuit update, & Forum in Brooklyn Thursday, June 30

Mitchel Cohen | more...  0 Comments

Massacre in the department of Caaguazu -PARAGUAY

GRR | Brazilean Genetically Modified soy growers protected by the police and military in Paraguay have attacked last friday (24/06/05) a peasant community, TEKOJOJA, in Caaguazu. They have evicted 270 people, burnt down all the 54 houses and crops. 2 men have been killed -- ÃNGEL CRISTALDO and LUÃS TORRES -- there are many people injured and 130 people arrested amongst them many women and children. more...  0 Comments

Massacre in the department of Caaguazu -PARAGUAY

Grupo de Reflexion Rural | Brazilean Genetically Modified soy growers protected by the police and military in Paraguay have attacked last friday (24/06/05) a peasant community, TEKOJOJA, in Caaguazu. They have evicted 270 people, burnt down all the 54 houses and crops. 2 men have been killed -- ÃNGEL CRISTALDO and LUÃS TORRES -- there are many people injured and 130 people arrested amongst them many women and children. more...  0 Comments

FOUR CYCLISTS KILLED WITHIN THE LAST TWO MONTHS

lin wefel | TIME'S UP ! Stop the Killing, Demand Respect!! SIMULTANEOUS MEMORIAL for Cyclist Deaths Wed, June 29th at 7: pm BRING CANDLES & FLOWERS more...  6 Comments

Environmental Protection is a Question of Justice

Claus Methmann | Environmental protection can only be realized when there is a relatively equal distribution of prosperity and social peace. more...  0 Comments

What's so Revolutionary about Venezuelan Coal???

Christian Guerrero, CRAMA // CRA-El Libertario | * This article is about expanding coal mining consessions in Venezuela`s western state of Zulia. It explains the threats coal mining poses to indigenous communities and water security for Maracaibo, Zulia`s state capital. The article also explains how this initiative is part of a larger regional development plan, IIRSA, and other proposed projects that fall into Zuila`s regional development. The article is also about the grassroots resistence movement against the proposed projects. more...  0 Comments

BRASCAN takes over WEYERHAUSER forestland in British Columbia, CANADA

Richard Boyce | Multinational BRASCAN (with $40 billion in Power Generation, Real Estate, and logging) took over the forestlands in British Columbia, Canada from Weyerhaeuser who creamed those forests for only 6 years and may have had enough of environmental activists and First Nations Land Claims. BRASCAN will "log & flog" much of the privately owned land while continue to cut down ancient trees on public land. more...  0 Comments

Monsanto's Bt corn Disaster: Burden not Boon to Agriculture

Greenpeace Philippines | The Greenpeace report challenges Monsanto's claim that Bt corn is the answer to poverty. more...  0 Comments

A mere sampling of the devastation wrought on our communities by out of control motorists

nycbkr | more...  1 Comments

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