Forest Defenders Continue To Block Destruction Of Rare Forest Habitat

By Anonymous, It's Going Down. -

This week, forest defenders are succeeding in slowing tree clearing using their bodies to protect sensitive and rare forest habitats from aggressive tree clearing from PG&E contractors in [...]

What Is Ecocide, And Why Does It Matter?

By Morgan Sharp, National Observer. -

Jamie Hunter has just returned from defying a court injunction to protect old-growth forest in Fairy Creek and is going to Glasgow next month to push for a major change to international law that [...]

Horgan’s Fairy Creek Excuses Betray Citizens

By Paul Willcocks, The Tyee. -

The NDP government can’t keep dodging responsibility for the debacle at Fairy Creek — or the much bigger questions about the RCMP’s role in the province. Especially as increasing RCMP [...]

Judge Refuses To Extend Court Injunction At Fairy Creek

By Lisa Cordasco, Vancouver Sun. -

A B.C. Supreme Court judge has refused to extend an injunction that was granted to prevent protesters from impeding logging operations at Fairy Creek on Vancouver Island. Justice Douglas [...]

RCMP At Fairy Creek Blockade Ignore The Real Emergency

By Rita Wong, Rabble.ca. -

On Aug. 9, the one-year anniversary of the Fairy Creek protection efforts, the RCMP raided Fairy Creek's headquarter camp. Twenty-five police vehicles, a helicopter and an emergency tactical unit [...]

Fairy Creek Got An Old-Growth Deferral

By Zoe Yunker, The Tyee. -

Splatsin First Nation Kukpi7 Wayne Christian knows the migration patterns of the last remaining southern mountain caribou in his territory in southeast B.C. — they spend their winters up in the [...]

Police Raid The Hub For Fairy Creek Blockaders

By Zoe Yunker, The Tyee. -

In a major advancement of police activity in the old growth blockades around Fairy Creek on Southern Vancouver Island, RCMP raided the gate to the blockaders’ headquarters on Monday. It was the [...]

Fairy Creek Provides Opportunities For Conservation

By Trevor Greene, The Georgia Straight. -

Ever since protesters started chaining themselves to logging roads in the Teal-Jones Fairy Creek cut block on southern Vancouver Island, dozens of articles on old-growth logging have declared [...]

Threats And Fear As Loggers Clash With Blockaders At Fairy Creek

By Ora Cogan and Angelo Scaia, Ricochet. -

Over 320 arrests have been made at the Fairy Creek blockades since police began removing forest defenders in mid-May. As enforcement of an injunction obtained by logging company Teal-Jones enters [...]

‘War In The woods’: Hundreds Of Anti-Logging Protesters Arrested

By Jesse Winter, The Guardian. -

Police in western Canada have arrested more than 270 people as a conflict over old growth logging in British Columbia’s ancient rainforests continues to grow. At the protest blockades in the [...]

Old-Growth Logging Protesters On Day Seven Of Hunger Strike

By Tiffany Crawford, Vancouver Sun. -

Old-growth logging protesters on day seven of a hunger strike are calling for an urgent meeting with B.C. Premier John Horgan and Forests Minister Katrine Conroy. Brent Eichler, president of [...]

‘Monumental Steps’ On Protecting Old Growth Forests

By Andrew MacLeod, The Tyee. -

The British Columbia cabinet has agreed to defer the logging of 2,000 hectares of old-growth forest in the Fairy Creek watershed and the Central Walbran Valley, Premier John Horgan announced [...]

Old Growth Protected In Fairy Creek

By Andrew MacLeod, The Tyee. -

Three First Nations on southern Vancouver Island released a statement today saying they are taking back decision-making responsibilities for their traditional territories. They have also [...]

We’re Going To Have Fairy Creeks Happen All The Time

As tensions escalate and arrest tallies grow at logging blockades on Vancouver Island, The Narwhal spoke with one of the foresters tapped to help the province navigate its old-growth woes

The Battle For Old-Growth Forests In British Columbia

By Ethan Cox, Jerome Turner, Kyle Darling, and Michael Simkin, Ricochet. -

Over the last two weeks around 120 people have been arrested and charged, most with violating an injunction obtained by a logging company. But with more people streaming in by the day and the [...]

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