Rio Tinto in Madagascar: A Mine Destroying the Unique Biodiversity of Fort Dauphin

Via World Rainforest Movement: Representatives from the world’s most notorious mining companies are meeting at the ‘Responsible Extractives Summit’ in London, England, on 21 and 22 June. The World Rainforest Movement and Re:Common are joining London Mining Network… Read More

Sundarbans in Danger: Stop Rampal Coal Power Plant

Via Rainforest-Rescue.org: The Sundarbans – the world’s largest mangrove forest and home to Bengal tigers and millions of villagers – has weathered cyclones and tsunamis. Now the UNESCO World Heritage Site faces a new threat: the planned Rampal… Read More

Citizen Group Taking on Vermont Gas Pipeline Project Includes Rachel Smolker

BiofuelWatch co-director Rachel Smolker was recently interviewed for a piece for Vermont Public Radio titled, Hinesburg Residents Prepare To Fight Vermont Gas Over Wetland Clearcut. Smolker is part of a citizen group that recently secured legal standing to fight Vermont Gas Systems on… Read More

WATCH: ‘Threatened Forests’ The Hidden Truth Behind EU ‘Green Energy’

The film ‘Threatened Forests’ reveals the hidden truth behind “green energy” in the EU. It’s being shown on EUBioenergy.com during the month of May, a moment when the European Commission is consulting stakeholders on sustainable bioenergy policy. Filmmaker Benoit… Read More

End the Circus: Big Oil Group Plots to Exclude Public from Public Lands Bidding at IOGCC Meeting

By Steve Horn  Originally published at DeSmogBlog At the Interstate Oil and Gas Compact Commission (IOGCC)‘s 2016 meeting in Denver, Colorado this week, a representative from a prominent oil and gas lobbying group advocated that auctions of federal lands should… Read More

WATCH: #Stand4Forests on Arbor Day! We All Deserve a Breath of Fresh Air!

Via Dogwood Alliance Happy Arbor Day! It’s so easy to love our forests, isn’t it? We know, though, that these gems are threatened. Please help Dogwood Alliance today and share our most recent video, #Stand4Forests, on Facebook, Twitter,… Read More

EARTH WATCH: Adam Macon of Dogwood Alliance

This week’s guest on the Earth Watch segment on the Sojourner Truth Radio Show was Adam Macon, campaign director at Dogwood Alliance. Dogwood is raising awareness about the manufacturing of United States southern forests into wood pellets that… Read More

Stop a Billion-Dollar Gift to the Palm Oil Industry!

Via Rainforest-Rescue.org: Indonesian activists are sounding the alarm: “The only group that will benefit from this policy are private palm oil companies,” explains Zenzi Suhadi, a campaigner for the Indonesian Forum for the Environment (Walhi). “With this biofuel… Read More

BREAKING: Anti-Fracking Activists Take Direct Action at Colorado Governor’s Mansion

Dear Friends, Just now, anti-fracking activists in Denver Colorado have erected a 20 foot mock wooden oil derrick in front of Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper’s mansion in a posh Denver neighborhood demanding an end to the practice in… Read More

Sept 21: International Day Against Tree Plantations

From World Rainforest Movement September 21st 2015 International Day of Struggle against Tree Monocultures Focus on social and ecological devastation of oil palm plantations Among all of the main monoculture tree plantations for industrial use such as eucalyptus,… Read More