The trio from the domestic nongovernmental organization Mother Nature — San Mala, 24, Try Sovikea, 26, and Sim Somnang, 29 — were arrested Monday after they failed to appear at a police station to answer questions about their involvement in a protest against the Vietnamese firms International Rainbow Co. 535 more words
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By Tom Blumer ~
On Wednesday, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency committed an act which would have likely become instant national news if a private entity had done the same thing. 578 more words
By Paul Driessen ~
What happens when protesters learn they’re being used by billionaires? They dig in their ideological heels and shout insults.
As hydraulic fracturing and Canadian oil sands development sent North American petroleum production soaring, new pipelines were approved and constructed, including the Keystone system’s first three phases. 773 more words
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Killings of environmental activists have risen by 20% in the last year, according to campaign group Global Witness. A report published by the organisation said there were 116 deaths worldwide in 2014, including 29 in Brazil, 25 in Colombia and 15 in the Philippines.
Anti-logging activist Edwin Chota was murdered in Peru along with three other indigenous leaders
Killings of environmental activists have risen by 20% in the last year, according to campaign group Global Witness. 212 more words
By David Kreutzer, Ph.D. ~
I had the privilege of serving as mayor in the small, Shenandoah Valley town where my wife and I raised our children. 692 more words
While well-funded, highly organized environmental activists saturate the media with protectionist propaganda about “saving” superficial and obscure components of the natural world for esoteric interests, the much more important hidden energy resources that provide American wealth so we all can enjoy more leisure and afford to preserve vast areas of land and water don’t get the positive coverage they deserve. 337 more words