The New Faces Of BC’s Old-Growth Activism

By Serena Renner, The Tyee. -

Torrance Coste’s dusty Nissan XTerra disappears in a cloud of grey dirt. He’s checking out recent logging activity around Carmanah Walbran Provincial Park on southern Vancouver Island for the [...]

Clear-Cuts: Cause Hot Catastrophic Wildfires

By Chuck Burr, Culture Quake. -

Pack billions of the same-age trees close together, wait for dry-lightning or another ignition source, and you have an unnatural firebomb. The cause of thousands of annual catastrophic hot fires [...]

BC: Preserving Biodiversity Now Guides Logging Policies

By Serena Renner and Amanda Follett Hosgood, The Tyee. -

British Columbia - B.C. Forests Minister Doug Donaldson today announced the deferral of old-growth logging within more than 350,000 hectares as well as the protection of up to 1,500 giant trees. [...]

Protesters Block Logging Road Near Port Renfrew

By Darron Kloster, Times Colonist. -

About 20 protesters have blocked a logging road near Port Renfrew, vowing they will stay until old-growth forests in a critical watershed area of the San Juan River are protected. The [...]

Video: Fighting The Amazon’s Illegal Loggers

By VICE, www.news.vice.com -

On the Alto Rio Guamá reserve in Brazil, the Tembe tribe has been battling for decades to save its land from illegal loggers and settlers. As tension escalates, the Tembe people have now been [...]

Journalist Killed While Documenting Illegal Logging

By Southeast Asian Press Alliance, www.ifex.org -

Journalist Taing Tri, 48, of the local Vealntri newspaper in Kratie province, Cambodia, was shot dead around 1 a.m. on 12 October 2014 as he attempted to document the transportation of illegal [...]

Demand Justice For Murdered Amazon Tribal Leaders

By Margaret Kennealy, www.thepetitionsite.com -

The Peruvian authorities must ensure that all those suspected of their murders must be brought to Justice. They must also extend protection to the remaining Indigenous People who are being [...]

Top Peruvian Foe of Illegal Logging Slain

By Frank Bajak, www.miamiherald.com -

IMA, Peru -- An outspoken Peruvian opponent of illegal logging and three other native Ashaninka community leaders were shot and killed in the remote region bordering Brazil where they live, [...]

First Nation Demands Ontario Halt Clear-Cut Logging On Their Lands

By Maryam Adrangi, www.occupy.com -

On July 31, members of the Grassy Narrows First Nation will head to the Ontario Legislative Building in Toronto and are calling on supporters to join them “in a walk for clean water and [...]

Victory For BC First Nation Logging Blockade

By James Keller, www.vancouversun.com -

The British Columbia government didn’t properly consult with a northern First Nation community about forestry activity and then failed to warn a logging contractor about an imminent blockade, [...]

Teenager Takes High Stand Against Climate Change

By Julia Orr, www.huffingtonpost.com -

Whilst most teenagers appear to be overly obsessed with the latest version of the iPhone, one young woman nicknamed Greenleaf is making a valiant effort to bring attention to the issues of global [...]