This is the Earth First! Action Reports web site. If you've set-up a group, taken ecological direct action, or want to publicise campaigns or projects, please let everyone know. No matter how big or small it seems, we'd like to share your news and inspiration - click on 'submit report' and go to story.

Linslade anti-bypass protest need people; plus injunction details

7.02.2005

Linslade anti-bypass protest site near london (leighton buzzard/milton keynes) urgently need people. They have started cutting trees and a site has been establised.

Look at www.roadalert.org.uk for more information.

SAINSBURY GM FEED CAMPAIGN: How you can help now

04.02.2005

We're urgently seeking some last minute assistance in the ongoing saga of British GM animal feed imports. This is a short, easy action for everyone.

For those of you who haven't been following the activities of the 'Fair Price for GM Free Milk Coalition', the story in brief is that last year a group of independent farming unions and grassroots campaigners got together to try and target the use of GM animal feed in the UK. The idea was to start by encouraging Sainsbury's to keep its four year commitment to phase out GM feed.

Anti Linslade Bypass Protestors go to Road Builders Bucks County Council

Linslade council banner hang
1.02.2005
Protestors against the Linslade Bypass today took there protest to the Bucks County Council Offices in Aylesbury, hanging a large banner on a car park opposite the council offices reading Challenge Car Culture. (Oh the irony!)

Vauxhall Sainsbury's targetted in anti-GM protest

01.02.2005
Some toffs from some leafy suburban estate in Surrey went for a jaunt into the bright lights of the inner city.

Strolling up to Vauxhall Sainsbury's, they removed spray cans from their Barbour jackets, sprayed "No to GM Milk!" and "End GM Imports" in garish fashion upon the grimy urban walls and nearby Sainsbury's billboards, then retired with a swift "Tally Ho!" to whence they came.

Glasgow Critical Mass is reborn!

Critical Mass graphic 131.01.05

Last Friday as the sky over Glasgow turned from orange to blue-black, around 20 cyclists, relative novices to single-speeding dispatch riders, gathered around George Square for the first in what's hoped to become a regular Critical Mass event in the city.

Wimbledon Sainsbury's targetted in anti-GM protest.

30.01.2005
London Earth First! targetted a Sainsbury's in Wimbledon town centre in a protest against Sainsbury's sale of GM milk

The shop was closed down, locks glued, and slogans including "No GM milk" and "Earth First!" spraypainted on doors and windows. This is part of an on-going campaign of direct action, by individuals pissed off that GM is coming in through the back door, despite popular opposition.

GM action: Sainsbury's visited, Scarborough

26.01.2005

There was a night-time visit to Sainsbury's, part of continuing activity against bio-technology.

On the night of tuesday 18th February a group of people visited a Sainsbury's supermarket in Scarborough. Some windows were smashed and "No GM" was spraypainted on the welcome sign at the front of the building. The group escaped unnoticed.

Greenpeace greenwash lecture guerilla-ed

Greenpeace Greenwash 1
The 4th Greenpeace Business Lecture took place on Tuesday 25th January 2005 at the Royal Society of Arts and was delivered by Lord Oxburgh, Chairman of Shell. Greenpeace Business said in advance that ‘The lecture will focus on the future of oil companies in the light of growing evidence on the dangers of climate change.’

Activists Break into top UK Nuke Base in tsunami aid protest

2nd January 2005

A pair of teenage activists breached high security at Faslane Base tonight to highlight the annual cost of Trident compared to the sum of aid promised by the British government to help the victims of the earthquake in Asia.

Peat processing plant sabotaged, Somerset

At the end of 2004 a peat processing plant near Glastonbury, Somerset, was sabotaged. The Plant processed peat for several companies distributing to Garden Centres. The peat was extracted from areas in and near 5 different Sites of Special Scientific Interest for their ecological value. These sites were within an Area of outstanding Natural Beauty.

Santas for Sainsburys protest and email action alert

18.12.2004
(please forward this posting onto all relevant anti-GM email lists and forums)

Give the environment a present this Christmas – Santas for Sainsburys action called for in a store near you. Plus loads of people who need to hear your concerns.

Angels Disrupt Nanotech Conference and Present 'Can of Worms' Award to former Monsanto Man.

Nano angels logo
Buckinghamshire, UK, 9th Dec 2004

A host of heavenly angels from THRONG (The Heavenly Righteous Opposed to Nanotech Greed) appeared today unto a nanotechnology business conference in order to bestow a "Can of Worms" Award on a representative of the Nanotechnology Industry. Chosen to receive the award was Mr Harry Swan, formerly of Monsanto, who is Nanotechnology manager of Britain's leading producer of carbon nanotubes, Thomas Swan & Co.

Battle of Sherwood commences as Under-sheriff risks protestors lives

Eviction Aruga!!Sherwood eviction 106.12.2004

Eviction underway at Sherwood Green Protest site, Nottinghamshire - Under-Sheriff risks tunnellers' lives, trees protestors have been cleared, tree-felling underway.

Peat Excavation Site Sabotaged - Chat Moss

03.12.2004
Earlier this year a peat excavation works at Chat Moss near Manchester was Sabotaged. The site where the extraction was taking place was of high ecological value and in the vacinity of a wildlife Site of Scientific Importance. Peat bogs also have great value as Co2 sinks.