Browsing the "environmental activism" Tag

Shit the FBI Says (VIDEO)

February 1st, 2012 | by Zachary Shahan

This is a tremendous, awesome video from Will Potter of Green is the New Red. Potter is an expert on [&hellip

Everything is Connected: Currents of Activism, Occupy Wall Street, Tar Sands

October 15th, 2011 | by Cynthia Shahan

Everything is connected: the things we do, the things others do, affect people’s lives. The aura of our material planet is a body of energy that is part of us and extends around us from the inside out. This connectivity is showing up willfully in our streets. Bill Mikkiben points out: “We cannot solve the carbon problem until we solve the power problem.” He also acknowledges the good timing of now-linking movements of activism. The time of putting positive energy into a collective force is in action now as a space to heal these gaping wounds in culture and environment unfolds

Guilt is Not Green

August 27th, 2011 | by Zachary Shahan

This is a common belief that because of the numerous environmental problems we've created, we need to feel guilty. We don't need to feel guilty at all, about this or in life in general

12 Animal Activists Arrested in Spain for "Eco-Terrorism"

June 23rd, 2011 | by Zachary Shahan

Soooo ridiculous. Will Potter, THE expert on animal and environmental activists being inappropriately treated as terrorists had a breaking story yesterday on 12 animal rights and environmental activists who have been arrested in Spain and labelled “eco-terrorists." It seems to have gone viral (gotten extremely popular), and for good reason

Seriously Screwed Up FBI Priority: Spending Millions to Frame, Harass, & Incarcerate Environmentalists & Animal Activists

June 3rd, 2011 | by Zachary Shahan

It all centered around Rick Wilson, a nice guy who ran an after-hours club where bohemians would gather and talk about art and politics, drink, sometimes play a little cards. Somehow the Seattle Police decided that it was a hotbed of eco-terrorism, and spent hundreds of thousands of man-hours investigating. In the end they arrested him for being the driver to a cocaine deal – a deal that was entirely set up by the police informant, and a deal that Rick had repeatedly told him he wanted nothing to do with. Again, something he NEVER would have done on his own

One More Environmental Activist in Brazil Murdered

May 30th, 2011 | by Zachary Shahan

Following up on the murder of a world-renowned Brazilian rain forest activist and his wife that I wrote about last week, it turns out another environmental activist in the rain forests of Brazil was shot and killed on Friday

Huge Environmental Organizations Merge ( & 1Sky) — My Thoughts

April 8th, 2011 | by Zachary Shahan

If you haven't heard the news yet, two huge environmental organizations just decided to merge --, which organized what was reportedly the biggest day of global action in October (the 10/10/10 day of global action), and 1Sky, a great organization that has inspired many and accomplished much in recent years. To be honest, they were already using the same colors, so why not merge?... But, seriously, this is big news and I'm sure a lot of people are wondering if it's for better or worse

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