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Kernow Action Now!: New EF! style group in Cornwall

Kernow Action Now! (KAN!) is a new Cornwall-based activist group. KAN! supports, promotes and encourages all forms of direct action that aim to confront, stop and eventually reverse the destruction of our communities and our planet. We oppose all forms of oppression including racism, sexism and homophobia.

Sowing the Seeds of Resistance in Aotearoa

7.9.09
Local community gardeners fed up with our unsustainable city took part in a 'Permablitz' in central Auckland yesterday. About 20 gardeners appropriated neglected public land for community benefit; digging up grass, planting vegetables and various fruit trees.

Trouble at Vestas picket - HELP NEEDED!

9.9.2009 6pm
Police and security guards have descended in large numbers on the Vestas protest camp and appear to be attempting to break up the workers' and supporters' blockade. There has so far been one arrest -help is urgently needed!

Interview with Eco-Anarchist Prisoner Daniel McGowan

Daniel McGowan was one of many rounded up in late 2005 and charged with eco-terrorism charges in what has become known as the Green Scare in the US; a co-ordinated FBI attack on several groups of people formerly or currently involved in ecological and animal rights direct action. Several defendants co-operated or agreed to testify against each other, however Daniel and a handful of others refused to implicate others. He was sentenced to 7 years in 2007. Read more about his case or how to support him at http://www.supportdaniel.org.

Lammas Ecovillage, Wales gets Planning Approval (finally!)

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

Irish climate camp & actions round-up

Peat power worse than coal for CO2 emissions

Climate Camp is up and running at Shannonbridge, Co.Offaly - started Saturday 15th August and goes on till Sunday 23rd August.

China villagers storm lead plant

17 August 2009
At least 600 children have excessive amounts of lead in their blood

Hundreds of Chinese villagers have broken into a factory that poisoned more than 600 children, reports say.

Villagers tore down fencing and smashed coal trucks at the lead smelting factory in Shaanxi Province.

ELF Torches Development Water Truck in Mexico

16.8.2009
Earth Liberation Front Torches Development Water Truck in Mexico

Communique:
In the clandestine darkness, on a tranquil and hot night, we assembled our dream with gasoline that would soon be fire.

We walk under the ghosts of the trees already destroyed, only our breathing and steps we could hear. During this night, everything went well.