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Irish Navy flees from Shell to Sea inflatable boats

Approaching navy boat3.09.2008
Shell to Sea protesters in inflatable Kayaks braved strong winds and rough seas whilst approaching the Irish Navy Gunboat stationed off the coast, to establish communication with it's Captain.

Direct Action Camp in the squatted forest near Frankfurt/Germany

Kelsterbach tripodsThe forest of kelsterbach near the airport of frankfurt/main is occupied now since three month. Fraport (the corporation running frankfurt airport) is planning to build a new runway on this place, cutting down every tree on 300ha of land.

CLIMATE ACTION NEWS SHEET 82, AUGUST 2008

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UPCOMING EVENTS AND ACTIONS:
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1) CLIMATE ACTION CAMP & NO BORDER CAMP, HAMBURG, GERMANY, 15-24.8.08
2) SHELL TO SEA WEEK OF ACTION, 17-23.08.08
3) EARTH FIRST! SUMMER GATHERING, NORFOLK, 27.8-1.9.08
4) BRISTOL ANARCHIST BOOKFAIR, BRISTOL, 13.09.08
5) TOWARDS CLIMATE ACTION IN COPENHANGEN 2009, DENMARK, 13-14.09.08

Good news from Titnore + stalls, tidy-ups and open day/tours

Further success for the inspiring Titnore Woods campaigners reported in todays press

Trees saved from axe
Sunday 24th August 2008

A controversial housing development has been revised to save hundreds of trees.

Plans to build 875 homes on green fields at West Durrington, Worthing, sparked fury among environmentalists when they were unveiled in 2003.

Pipeline work stopped in Mayo

21.8.2008
Today at 10am, fifteen Shell to Sea activists entered the water at Glengad Beach to stop pipeline dredging work. Dinghies, surfers and swimmers surrounded the machine and stopped work.

Peru: Amazon Indians Direct Action Against Government

Thousands of Amazon Indians are protesting against the Peruvian government. Protests have been going on for more than a week and involve an estimated 14,000 Indians from all over the Peruvian Amazon. A road and a river have been blockaded, boats belonging to a gas company have been intercepted, an oil pipeline has been closed, and a hydroelectric plant has been taken over.
The protests are in response to new laws passed by the government. The Indians say the laws undermine their rights and make it easier for companies to take control of their territories.

65 Indigenous Communities Declare Victory in Peru

21st August 2008
Indigenous groups in Peru are claiming victory after more than a week of protests throughout the state.

Shell to Sea: Notice served on Solitaire

20.08.2008
As part of the ongoing week of action in Rossport, a letter was today delivered to the Solitaire demanding its withdrawal from the project.

Yesterday afternoon a team of kayakers braved the waters of Donegal Bay to paddle over a kilometre out to sea to deliver a letter of protest to Captain Simon Van Der Plicht of the Solitaire.

Rossport Solidarity Camp reborn...

Glengad camp, Mayo18.08.2008
Today local residents and people from Rossport Solidarity Camp erected a marquee in Glengad overlooking Shell's new compound.

Shell to Sea Pirates begin Week of Action against Shell's Solitaire

Shell flotilla, MayoAugust 17 2008
Today at noon a flotilla of sea kayaks reclaimed Glengad beach, Pollathomas, Co Mayo; the landfall site for Shell’s offshore pipeline.

Maine EF! Says No More Games; Bold Protest Urges LURC to Reject Massive Plum Creek Development

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Wednesday, August 13 NOON
Land Use Regulatory Commission (LURC) 18 Elkins Lane - Harlow Building 22 State
House Station Augusta, Maine 04333-0022

For More Information Contact: Logan Perkins - 207-615-5158