Report: Plastic Pollution Is A Social Justice Issue

By Olivia Rosane, EcoWatch. -

Plastic pollution isn't just a threat to non-human life like turtles and whales. It's also a major environmental justice problem. That's the conclusion of a new report released Tuesday from [...]

Government Offices Occupied Across Nova Scotia

By Robert Devet, Nova Scotia Advocate. -

Kjipuktuk (Halifax) – After 23 days Jacob Fillmore is ending his hunger strike in support of a temporary clearcutting moratorium on Nova Scotia Crown lands. He made the announcement during a [...]

Tribal Nations Fight Proposed Gold Mine Near Death Valley

By Louis Sahagun, Los Angeles Times. -

Lone Pine, CA - Perched high in the craggy Inyo Mountains, between the dusty Owens Valley floor and Death Valley National Park, looms a rugged, nearly roadless chunk of desert terrain teeming [...]

From The Murder Of Berta Cáceres To Dam Disaster In Uttarakhand

By Don Fitz, Popular Resistance. -

March 2, 2021 was the five year anniversary of the murder of Berta Cáceres, who opposed the Agua Zarca dam in Honduras.  That date was less than one month after the deaths of dozens of people [...]

Protecting The Peatlands

By Saba Dar, Briarpatch Magazine. -

In September, Kona Barreda, a teacher in the northern community of Air Ronge, was working on a lesson about “finding the courage” for her Grade 7 class when she came across a proposal from [...]

The Real Threat To Free Speech? Florida’s Courts

By Sun Sentinel Editorial Board. -

Gov. Ron DeSantis and some other Florida Republicans are worked up over a perceived threat to the freedom of speech of politicians, but they’re ignoring a more significant threat to the public’s [...]

Local Resolution Campaign To Shift Money From Military To Human Needs

By World Beyond War. -

Passing local resolutions in favor of moving funding from militarism to human and environmental needs is useful each and every year for the forseeable future. The template below has been used to [...]

Lessons From Down Under: Supporting Indigenous Stewardship

By Land Needs Guardians.CA. -

Indigenous Guardians across the country are managing lands and waters, protecting important animals like salmon and caribou and ensuring development occurs responsibly. We are caring for lands [...]

Citizen Scientists Are Filling Research Gaps

By Theresa Crimmins, Erin Posthumus and Kathleen Prudic, The Conversation. -

The rapid spread of COVID-19 in 2020 disrupted field research and environmental monitoring efforts worldwide. Travel restrictions and social distancing forced scientists to cancel studies or [...]

More Parking Puts More Cars On The Road

By Michael Andersen, Sightline Institute. -

Do cities create greener lifestyles? Or do they just enable them? It’s very, very, very clear that people who live closer to other people drive less. But how much of this is due to the fact [...]

Groundbreaking Climate Crisis Court Case

By Carter Dillard, Independent Media Institute. -

In 2019 a study linked climate change and hotter weather to early childbirth in the United States. "That's enough to take somebody from what's considered to be a pretty healthy pregnancy into a [...]

We Can’t Vote ‘Em Out

By Lee Camp, Consortium News. -

It doesn’t matter when you read this, the assholes will still be in power. I know that because here in America we can’t vote out the assholes. We can trouble them, scare them, annoy them, and [...]

Lockdown To Stop The Keystone XL Pipeline

By 2KC Media, Facebook. -

Live from Sovereign Oceti Sakowin Territory in so-called Haakon county, South Dakota at one of many active and illegal KXL Crude Oil Pipeline Pump Stations. Illegal Construction on Treaty [...]

Victory: East Pittsburgh Community Stops Fracking Well

By Food and Water Watch. -

The East Pittsburgh Zoning and Hearing Board announced this evening that it was rejecting a permit appeal from Merrion Oil & Gas, the company seeking to drill a fracking well at the US Steel [...]

Indigenous Knowledge Revives Ancient Clam Garden Practices

By Monica Whitepigeon, Native News Online. -

La Conner, WA - Tribal communities are reviving 3,500-year-old eco-friendly practices to create sustainable beaches along the Pacific Northwest Coast. Teams of tribal members and scientists in [...]