Party Against the Pipelines: A Carnival for Climate Justice

Party Against the Pipelines: A Carnival for Climate Justice

Saturday, September 27, 2014
Time and Location to be announced
Vancouver, unceded Coast Salish Territories

from Rising Tide Vancouver Coast Salish Territories

Take to the streets to reclaim a space in the city, celebrate the growing movement to stop the pipelines, and dance while we do it! (more…)

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The Class Politics of Pipeline Resistance

The Class Politics of Pipeline Resistance

by Umair Muhammad / Briarpatch Magazine

Summer is a busy time along Toronto’s Finch Hydro Corridor recreational trail, with soccer tournaments taking place nearly every weekend. Enbridge’s Line 9 pipeline runs directly underneath the hydro towers. Photos: Christopher Katsarov Luna, Briarpatch Magazine

Summer is a busy time along Toronto’s Finch Hydro Corridor recreational trail, with soccer tournaments taking place nearly every weekend. Enbridge’s Line 9 pipeline runs directly underneath the hydro towers. Photos: Christopher Katsarov Luna, Briarpatch Magazine

The Jane-Finch community is among the many neighbourhoods in Toronto that Enbridge’s Line 9 runs…

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Why Canada Can Expect More Mining Disasters

Why Canada Can Expect More Mining Disasters

by Carol Linnitt / The Ecologist

Hazeltine Creek on Quesnel Lake after the tailings dam collapse. Floating on the surface: trees stripped off the mountainside by the force of the spill. Out of sight beneath the surface: 14.5 billion litres of toxic mining waste.

Hazeltine Creek on Quesnel Lake after the tailings dam collapse. Floating on the surface: trees stripped off the mountainside by the force of the spill. Out of sight beneath the surface: 14.5 billion litres of toxic mining waste.

As we pull up to the mouth of the Hazeltine Creek, where billions of litres of mining waste from the Imperial Metals Mount Polley mine…

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Trees Spiked In Solidarity With Bainbridge Island Tree Sit

Trees Spiked In Solidarity With Bainbridge Island Tree Sit

from Puget Sound Anarchists

Bainbridge Island, WA

Bainbridge Island, WA

For a couple days now a woman has been sitting in a tree on Bainbridge Island to block the construction of a mini-mall and to protect the trees the would be clear cut and the ecosystem that would be devastated. We noticed that despite the media spectacle and the police presence there was really no one watching the woods. Dawning black from head to…

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Cats Hate Cages: Update From MICATS Lockdown

Cats Hate Cages: Update From MICATS Lockdown

by Earth First! Newswire / MICATS

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Dylan and Duncan are both out of jail! The two MICATS activists locked down to a truck on Monday in opposition to the Enbridge Line 6B Pipeline, which is currently undergoing expansion in the state of Michigan. Both activists are in good spirits as they continue to wait for charges.

Check out the 2 minute highlight reel of Monday’s MI CATS action:

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Study: New Yorkers Face Cancer Spike From Monsanto’s Roundup in City Parks

Study: New Yorkers Face Cancer Spike From Monsanto’s Roundup in City Parks

by Christina Sarich / Natural Society

pesticides_new_york-263x164The Parks Department in New York, which was responsible for sprayingpesticides on greenspaces more than 1,300 times last year, is likely leading to more prevalent cases of non-Hodgkin lymphoma and breast cancer, according to the findings of recent studies. The pesticide they use most often (even where children are at play) in order to eliminate weeds that…

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Block The Boat: Tampa!

Block The Boat: Tampa!

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When: August 27th 8:00am – 5:00pm
Where: 2002 Maritime Blvd Tampa Florida

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Enbridge Figures Out an Easier Way to Move Tar Sands

Enbridge Figures Out an Easier Way to Move Tar Sands

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Enbridge protest in Clearbrook,MN by Nizhawendaamin Indaakiminaan. Photo from http://uneditedmedia.com

Enbridge Inc. plans to construct a link between the Alberta Clipper and an adjacent pipeline known as Line 3. By transferring oil from the Clipper to Line 3 before it crosses the border and then back again after the oil is in the U.S., Enbridge doesn’t need a U.S. presidential permit that is…

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Phulbari Day: Celebrating the Uprising Against Open Pit Mining in Bangladesh

by Anu Muhammed / BDNews24 Every year since 2006, people of Bangladesh observe the 26th of August as ‘Phulbari Day’. 

Phulbari Day: Celebrating the Uprising Against Open Pit Mining in Bangladesh

by Anu Muhammed / BDNews24 Every year since 2006, people of Bangladesh observe the 26th of August as ‘Phulbari Day’. 

India’s Turning Point: Greenpeace Alleges Threats, Intimidation Over Madhya Pradesh Coal Project

India’s Turning Point: Greenpeace Alleges Threats, Intimidation Over Madhya Pradesh Coal Project

Reuters/Reuters - Villagers walk towards the Mahan forest during a protest against a coal mining project in Singrauli district in Madhya Pradesh February 27, 2014. Thomson Reuters Foundation/Nita Bhalla

Reuters/Reuters – Villagers walk towards the Mahan forest during a protest against a coal mining project in Singrauli district in Madhya Pradesh February 27, 2014. Thomson Reuters Foundation/Nita Bhalla

by Nita Bhalla / Reuters

NEW DELHI (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Villagers in Madhya Pradesh’s Mahan forest are being intimidated ahead of a crucial vote that could determine the future of a $3.2…

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