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Tag: environmental activists

Finland Going After Animal Activists for Undercover Factory Farm Videos

Animal rights and environmental activists are increasingly being targeted by governments as terrorists (or “eco-terrorists”) as award-winning independent journalist and author Will Potter repeatedly shows. One of his recent posts on his site Green is the New Red was on animal activists in Finland being prosecuted for undercovering filming of factory farms. The story:

Sea Shepherd Headed into Libya Now

A Sea Shepherd Conservation Society boat full of environment activists, the Steve Irwin, is headed towards Libyan waters today, perhaps arriving as early as later tonight.

One More Environmental Activist in Brazil Murdered

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.

Rainforest Activist and Wife Murdered in Brazil

If you haven’t seen this news, it’s pretty disturbing. A rainforest activist in Brazil (Josรฉ Clรกudio Ribeiro da Silva) who had been working to protect rainforests from logging was shot and killed this week, as well as his wife. This, ironically, happened just a few hours before Brazil horrible new legislation that will increase deforestation in the area.