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Lebanese Activists Sit-in to Protest Environmental Destruction

19.2.12

Tripoli residents organized a sit-in Wednesday to protest against the recent felling of several trees in the city and to demand answers on who was ultimately responsible for the decision.

Mass Action, Barricades and Lock Downs Fail to Halt Development for the Mega-Rich

18.2.12

City officials said on Wednesday morning they were pleased with how the operation in the Schlossgarten park went. They said 2,500 officers had encountered little violence.

India police arrest dozens of villagers for protesting against new toxic dump

4th Feb 2012

A total of 47 indigenous people were arrested and another 5 needed hospital treatment after hundreds of Indian police and Vedanta security guards confronted a peaceful demonstration two weeks ago in the state of Orissa, India.

On January 21, a group of villagers came together to protest against a new toxic mine waste dump that threatens to disrupt their way of life.

Earth First! Winter Moot, what to expect

This years Earth First! Winter Moot takes place in South Lanarkshire, Scotland. In a months time environmentalists from across the UK and beyond will converge to discuss and debate. Below is an update from the organising collective who are working on the program.

Shell's Peat Haulage Has Begun... And Been Disrupted !

Shell is removing peat bog from the tunnelling compound in Aughoose, Co. Mayo, Ireland, and replacing it with stone and gravel from nearby quarries. The increased truck movements has not gone unchallenged.

 

Protests Continue Against Iron Mining in Armenia

Protesters destroy drilling samples at a would-be iron mine near HrazdanProtesters destroy drilling samples at a would-be iron mine near Hrazdan

9.11.2011

Call Out: OpposeThe EDL In Birmingham 29th Oct

The EDL are to hold a demo in Victoria square, Birmingham on 29th October 12:00 - 18:00. Victoria Square is also the location of the Occupy Birmingham protest camp which could become a target for the EDL. This is a call out for people to come to Victoria Square on the 29th and defend the Occupy Birmingham camp and defend the city from the EDL.

Chinese villagers riot over pollution

19 September 2011
A solar panel factory in eastern China has been shut down after protests by local residents over pollution fears.

Some 500 villagers staged a three-day protest following the death of large numbers of fish in a local river.

Outdoor skillshare 2011! 26-29th August, South Lanarkshire

Much more information about the event has been uploaded here: http://outdoorskillshare.noflag.org.uk/

Coal Action Scotland warmly invites you to join us in beautiful rural South Lanarkshire for a weekend of skillsharing and workshops about outdoor life and resistance techniques. From mass catering to foraging wild foods, from land defence to self defence, from climbing trees to digging tunnels and everything between; come and learn new skills, meet new people and share your experiences with others.

China protest closes toxic chemical plant in Dalian

14 August 2011
Authorities in the north-eastern Chinese city of Dalian have ordered the closure of a chemical plant after a mass protest over pollution.

Scuffles had broken out on Sunday between police and thousands of protesters calling for it to be moved.

Outdoor Skillshare 2011 location released!

This year's Outdoor Skillshare will take place at Talamh Housing Cooperative in South Lanarkshire. The skillshare runs 26-29 August, but get there on Thursday and leave on Tuesday to make sure you don't miss anything!

The swoop cometh! Glos eco-village:meeting list.

Greetings all,

The beginning is nigh...

Hopefully this will be the last meeting list, so the next thing you'll hear from us will be the swoop info.. anyone wanting to help out with the swoop, on the day- please get in contact now... Otherwise you'll only be given short notice as to the date/location etc...