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Northern Eco-action gathering

power station drawing
wind turbines drawing

You are cordially invited to the NORTHERN ECO-ACTION GATHERING taking place on Saturday 11 November from 10.30-6pm in the BRADFORD RESOURCE CENTRE followed by food and socialising in the 1 in 12 social centre. For practical details see below and check our website http://www.eco-action.org/northern/

GM Radical History - request for articles

We are putting together a pamphlet about radical resistance to GM in the UK. Send us your reflections, analysis, stories, illustrations and photos (!) about resistance to GM. We would like people to contribute with accounts of covert crop trashings, sabotage, occupations, Smash Genetix, animal feed actions, Watlington, crop squats, Bayer campaign - stuff that doesn't often get written about in more official accounts of the fight against GM.

Launch of Bath Activist Network

Sep 28 2006

Birth pangs of a new group, the Bath Activist Network, bringing together people in Bath who want to work together to fight for positive change, connecting all radical "disciplines" holistically, knowing that every problem in this world is interlinked.

City harvest workshop at climate camp

A summary of the workshop "City Harvests- eat away at those food miles" at the camp for climate action.

city harvest mindmap

mindmap: some advantages of growing your own food

Repression against Italian eco-anarchists and the paper 'Terra Selvaggia'

TUSCANY: ALIVE AGAINST A WORLD OF GHOSTS

About the arrests in Pietrasanta and Pisa (Italy)

At the beginning of May eleven anarchists were arrested in Pisa and La Spezia accused of ‘subversive association (conspiracy) with terrorist aims and subversion of the democratic order of the State’ (article 270bis). Some are accused of sabotaging pylons and mobile phone masts.

Activists occupy Monsanto GM seed facility in France

On 13 April 2006 activists occupied the seed factory of Monsanto in Trèbes, Aude, France. As of 2pm local time, 100 activists are still inside the building carrying out a "citizen's inspection", looking for GM seeds.

Contamination case in organic agriculture - Catalonia (Spain)

Catalonia GM contamination harvest 1Catalonia GM contamination harvest 2Last Sunday 26th February 2006, more than 50 persons cut down a contaminated organic maize field, and burned the nearly 4 tonnes of maize in protest for the situation organic f

No! No! GMO! to Irish potatoes

Irish GM potato demo 2
Irish GM potato demo 1

February 22, 2006

Irish farmers, food producers and consumers held a public protest at the entrance to the Dáil at 1.15pm today Wednesday 22 February to call for the Government to ban genetically modified (GM) crops in Ireland, and prevent the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) from authorising the release of GMO potatoes in Co. Meath.

Sainsburys GM protests strike again - London shop opens

26.01.2006

The cows were back in town today when Sainsburys tried to have an uneventful champagne launch of a new store in North West London.

There was a food scare spectre at the feast in Rayners Lane this Thursday when Sainsburys’ opened their new store. Protesters, including a pantomime cow, handed out warning leaflets to shoppers. The group is part of a coalition from farmers unions to the Women’s Institute who are concerned by the fact that milk from Sainsbury’s stores come from cows fed genetically modified animal feed.

US EF! organizers' conference & winter rendezvous, 15th Feb on: update; international invite; discussion on Do or Die article

EF! no compromise US logo

Additional info to that on http://earthfirst.org.uk/actionreports/?q=node/117

International Invite:
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South Florida is an accessible location for international travel, and is a social hotspot of current global commerce and politics. For several years, the globalization movement has influenced (and been influenced by) EF! But rarely has it been possible to dialogue with eco-radicals in other parts of the world, especially the majority world movements who have been inspiring direct action efforts within the U.S. empire. For these reasons, the invitation is being put out to help bring folks from other countries’ radical environmental movements and indigenous struggles here for the OC and Winter Rendezvous (this means visa assistance and some extra fundraising, so if you can be