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Anti-biomass and coal campaigners call for UK’s most polluting power station to close

April 23, 2014. Source: Biofuelwatch

Campaigners have disrupted Drax Plc’s AGM in London today, calling for the power station to be closed down because of the environmental and social impacts of the biomass and coal that it is burning. 617 more words

Climate Change

Cambodia: World Bank investigates over 'land-grabbing link'

By Amelia Woodside, April 23, 2014. Source: Phnom Penh Post

The International Finance Corporation (IFC) has launched an internal investigation into a complaint lodged against the institution for investing in a Vietnamese rubber firm accused of illegal logging and land grabbing in Ratanakkiri, an NGO and villager said yesterday. 303 more words

Corporate Globalization

Drunken trees: Dramatic signs of climate change

By Brian Clark Howard, April 17, 2014. Source: National Geographic 

Sarah James, an Alaska Native elder, says global warming is radically changing her homeland. Even the forests no longer grow straight. 755 more words

Climate Change

Periyar Sightings

It has been a while since we have shared our guest sightings at the Periyar Tiger Reserve. Some guests carry cameras to capture every moment and some just like enjoying the moment. 28 more words

Eco-tourism

BREAKING: Industry hype and misdirected science undercuts real energy and climate solutions

Note: In response to a recent media frenzy about poplars genetically engineered to create biofuels and “greener” paper, Global Justice Ecology Project, Biofuelwatch, Center for Food Safety and Canadian Biotechnology Action Network issued the following statement today.

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Climate Change

Tasmanian forests set for logging as Liberals push ahead with repeal

Note: Developments like this make it clear that our movements must move beyond defensive struggles towards functionally disabling the industrial capitalist system that’s driving destruction in the first place.

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Biodiversity

Defending the earth in Argentina: From direct action to autonomy

By Marina Sitrin, April 6, 2014. Source: Tidal

While corporations continue to land grab, exploit and privatize the little we still hold in common – people around the globe have been rising up. 2,110 more words

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