Animal Extinction Protesters Blockade McDonalds Factory

By Charlene Rodrigues, The Independent. -

Animal Rebellion protesters have barricaded a McDonald's factory in Scunthorpe in a move to get the burger chain to switch to an entirely "plant-based food menu by 2025." The ‘animal and [...]

Big Banks Make A Dangerous Bet On The World’s Growing Demand For Food

By Georgina Gustin, Inside Climate News. -

As global banking giants and investment firms vow to divest from polluting energy companies, they’re continuing to bankroll another major driver of the climate crisis: food and farming [...]

World Rainforest Movement: Dangerous Impacts Of “Zero Deforestation”

By Anne Petermann, Globaljusticeecology.org -

“Zero deforestation” pledges are one more idea in the list of voluntary initiatives created in the past 10-15 years to supposedly address the negative impacts of industrial agriculture commodity [...]

The Lie Of JetBlue Going Carbon Neutral

By Anne Petermann, Globaljusticeecology.org -

The Washington Post recently published an article that “Jet Blue plans to go completely carbon neutral on all U.S. Flights.” While this sounds like a delightful and guilt-free way to keep on [...]

Meat Is (Ecological) Murder, Greenwashed Deforestation & Fighting Toxic Prisons

By Eleanor Goldfield, PopularResistance.org -

Meat isn't good for you – even if it's good for you. Next, the charred reality driving deforestation and greenwashed consumer products in your markets. Plus, Fight Toxic Prisons joins us to talk [...]

Activists Follow The Money Fueling Amazon Fires

By Negin Owliaei and Kelsey Hawkins-Johnson, Inequality.org -

While the world watches in horror as fires rage on in the Amazon, activists are shining a light on the big businesses destroying what’s popularly known as the “lungs of the Earth.” On September [...]

Ethiopia Plants 350 Million Trees In One Day

By Amanda Mills, Nationofchange.org -

The country and this project are aiming to do their part in the current climate crisis by tackling the ever-growing issue of deforestation and climate change. Ethiopia broke records with this [...]

Exclusive New Video From Greenpeace Reveals Massive Deforestation In Indonesia

By Staff, Ecowatch.com -

A palm oil supplier to Mars, Nestlé, PepsiCo and Unilever is destroying rainforests in Papua, Indonesia, a new investigation by Greenpeace International has revealed. Satellite analysis suggests [...]

Governor Fails To Halt Yellowwood Logging

By Staff, IndianaForestAlliance.org -

Nearby residents witnessed logging trucks entering the Yellowwood State Forest Back Country Area today -- verifying that Governor Eric Holcomb is choosing to let the commercial logging of a [...]

Blockade At Remote Old-Growth Forest Attempts To Disrupt Logging Plans

By Adam Carey, theage.com.au -

By Adam Carey for The Age - Environmental activists have set up a blockade at a remote old-growth forest in East Gippsland in a last-ditch attempt to disrupt logging plans. Harvesting of native [...]

Earthjustice Wins 16-Year-Long Battle To Protect 50 Million Acres Of Forests

By Jessica A. Knoblauch, www.earthjustice.org -

By Jessica A. Knoblauch for Earth Justice - A decades-long fight over a landmark rule protecting wild forests nationwide took another successful–and possibly final–turn last week after a U.S. [...]

Norway Is First Country To Commit To Zero Deforestation

Sadie Levy Gale, www.independent.co.uk -

By Sadie Levy Gale for Independent - Norway has become the first country in the world to commit to zero deforestation. The Norwegian parliament pledged that the government’s public procurement [...]

WWF Partners With Logging Company Destroying “Pygmy” Land

By Staff, www.survivalinternational.org -

By Staff of Survival International - A French logging company and official partner of the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) is deforesting a huge area of rainforest in southeast Cameroon without the [...]

People Unite In Concern Over Forest Clearing

By Staff, www.frontlineaction.org -

By Staff of Front Line Action On Coal - MAULES CREEK and WILLOW TREE, 27 FEB 2016: Today the rail line for coal in north west NSW has again been shut down by activists concerned over Whitehaven’s [...]

Stylish Protest Brings Deforestation Concerns To Fashion Awards

By Emma Lierley, www.ran.org -

By Emma Lierley in Rainforest Action Network - Today, a colorful protest temporarily diverted attention from the red carpet parade at the 2015 Council of Fashion Designers of America (CFDA) [...]

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