Usually I put these kinds of news in the asides category, which is not appearing on the homepage. But let’s stop relying on inadequate measures.
Stunning photos show the reality for indigenous people living in the Amazon as fires burn
A knee-buckling new state-commissioned report warns that if nothing changes, California’s coastal waters will rise at a rate 30 to 40 times faster than in the last century.
update VII: Militarized Police Approaching Peaceful Gatheres
The charges against Goodman are a clear attack on journalism and freedom of the press.
As pipeline protests continue, law enforcement has stepped up its message, saying more forcefully that it is going to take a hard line.
Source: Questions raised as protest policing takes proactive approach | North Dakota News | bismarcktribune.com
Riot police accompanied by armored vehicles and helicopters arrested protesters and injured dozens.
Even though the North Dakota Pipeline isn’t primarily a climate issue, this new documentary shows the powers that the water protectors are facing.
(Leonardo di Caprio video has since been removed)
Protesters opposing the controversial pipeline reported being hit with teargas, rubber bullets and percussion grenades during the standoff
Sophia Wilansky is a water protector from New York. She left New York City several weeks ago to help with the struggle at Standing Rock. She been an active participate and family to the activist groups NYC Shut It Down and Hoods4Justice. Sophia has always been committed to confronting injustice through vigilance and resistance.
Sophia was giving out bottles of water to protectors holding down the space when she was shot with a concussion grenade. This was the response of police and DAPL mercenaries as she and other brave protectors attempted to hold the line against the black snake in service of protecting our water. As of last night, we found out she was air lifted to County Medical Center in Minneapolis were she’s currently undergoing extensive, hours-long surgery from injuries sustained from the blast.
Please consider donating to help pay for her treatment. We must to support our comrades when they need us the most. She needs all of us right now. After all she is our family. #StandWithStandingRock #WaterIsLife
Amid a media blackout of the Standing Rock protests, law enforcement targets the rare journalists on the scene
Governor orders thousands of activists to leave the encampment, citing ‘harsh winter conditions’, but does not authorize police to carry out evacuation
Standing Rock Supporters Celebrate Pipeline Plan Denial
SUN, DEC 04
Source: NBC News
Despite having celebrated a victory against the corporation who was constructing the Dakota Access Pipeline, water protectors everywhere might be having to head out into the freezing cold once again to defend the sacred land and valuable waterways. This is because President Donald Trump is expected to go forward with plans to sign an executive
Today, Tuesday February 7, the US Army Corps gave notice of intent to grant the final easement for the Dakota Access Pipeline to cross the Mni Sose (Missouri River). The Indigenous Coalition at Standing Rock is calling for February 8th to be an international day of emergency actions to disrupt business as usual and unleash a global intersectional resistance to fossil fuels and fascism.
Source: This Is The #NoDAPL Last Stand
Armed occupation brought an anticlimactic and forlorn end to the camp, which had been home to thousands of activists opposing the Dakota Access pipeline