Ecology and Environment

22.01.2017

LGBT RIGHTS & CLIMATE CHANGES’ PAGES DISAPPEAR FROM OFFICIAL WHITE HOUSE WEBSITE

LGBT RIGHTS & CLIMATE CHANGES’ PAGES DISAPPEAR FROM OFFICIAL WHITE HOUSE WEBSITE

Southfront  21.01.2017 The Donald Trump’s administration deleted several pages on the official website of the White House during an hour after his inauguration on January 20. Just an hour after Donald Trump took the office, his administration deleted several pages on the official website of the White House,… »

19.01.2017

Water Protectors Score Key Legal Victories in Fight Against Dakota Access Pipeline

Water Protectors Score Key Legal Victories in Fight Against Dakota Access Pipeline

Native Americans and their allies fighting the $3.8 billion Dakota Access pipeline have scored a series of legal victories. The North Dakota Supreme Court partially granted a petition that will open the door for out-of-state lawyers to represent the more than 600 people who have been arrested amid the ongoing… »

04.01.2017

Tarak Kauff: as Veterans for Peace, we fight against the violent oppression of living beings

Tarak Kauff: as Veterans for Peace, we fight against the violent oppression of living beings

Veterans For Peace is a global organization of Military Veterans and allies who aim to build a culture of peace by using their experiences, informing the public of the true causes and the enormous costs of wars and employing nonviolent means. We have interviewed Tarak Kauff, national board member… »

03.01.2017

#DefundDapl has divested $40 million from Dakota Access Pipeline

#DefundDapl has divested $40 million from Dakota Access Pipeline

On January 1st, 2017, during the Vikings/Bears football game at the Minneapolis US Bank Stadium, two water protectors rappelled from the rafters to display a large banner urging US Bank to divest from the Dakota Access Pipeline. Some livestream videos reached over one million views. After the recent month of #NoDAPL action,… »

29.12.2016

North Dakota: Four Water Protectors Arrested Opposing Pipeline

North Dakota: Four Water Protectors Arrested Opposing Pipeline

In North Dakota, water protectors fighting the Dakota Access pipeline say police arrested four people on Tuesday near a construction site where workers with Energy Transfer Partners hope to drill under the Missouri River. Water protectors say the four were taking part in a peaceful prayer walk and encountered police… »

22.12.2016

Los Angeles, Jane Fonda divests from Wells Fargo, one of the major investors in the Dakota Access Pipeline

Los Angeles, Jane Fonda divests from Wells Fargo, one of the major investors in the Dakota Access Pipeline

On December 21, Jane Fonda celebrated her 79th birthday announcing her decision to take her money out of Wells Fargo bank, one of the major investors in the Dakota Access Pipeline. Together with indigenous activists, Veterans for peace, Civil Rights Icon Dolores Huerta, Lily Tomlin, Frances Fisher, Catherine Keener and… »

19.12.2016

Banks Start to Divest From Dakota Access Pipeline

Banks Start to Divest From Dakota Access Pipeline

The Global Month of Actions, targeting the banks behind the pipeline started on December 1st, but in November the Indigenous people have already obtained an important victory in Norway, when two major investors decided to divest from Dakota Access Pipeline. Odin Fund Management, one of Norway’s leading fund managers,… »

18.12.2016

December 2016: Global Month of #NoDAPL Action

December 2016: Global Month of #NoDAPL Action

On December 4th, the Obama Administration announced that the US Army Corps would not grant Dakota Access LLC the last remaining easement it needs to drill under the Missouri River at Lake Oahe and complete construction of the pipeline.  While this is a big win, the fight is not over! Our… »

16.12.2016

NYC: Water Protectors Disrupt 4 Bank Branches Demanding Divestment from Dakota Pipeline

NYC: Water Protectors Disrupt 4 Bank Branches Demanding Divestment from Dakota Pipeline

In New York City, dozens of Native Americans and allies held protests at four separate bank branches Thursday to demand Wells Fargo, Citibank and TD Bank divest from the $3.8 Billion Dakota Access pipeline. The actions were organized by a group of Native Americans who traveled from Standing Rock to… »

15.12.2016

Standing Rock: Justice Dept. Will Not Send Federal Officers to Aid in Police Crackdown

Standing Rock: Justice Dept. Will Not Send Federal Officers to Aid in Police Crackdown

In news on Standing Rock, the Justice Department says it will not comply with North Dakota’s request to send 100 federal officers to aid in the ongoing police crackdown against Native American water protectors fighting the $3.8 billion Dakota Access pipeline. The Justice Department has said, however, that it has… »

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