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Environmental activism needs its own revolution to regain its teeth

Charles Secrett guardian.co.uk 13 June 2011 Today’s protest tactics are not sufficient to alter the destructive path travelled by virtually all governments and most corporations Forty years ago, Friends of the Earth announced its arrival in the UK with a … Continue reading

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Connelly: Greed of radical Greens threat to environment

By JOEL CONNELLY SEATTLEPI.COM STAFF Thursday, June 9, 2011 Former Interior Secretary Bruce Babbitt delivered a blunt, critical message to President Barack Obama on Wednesday: Don’t wimp out on the environment. Stand your ground and work for land and water … Continue reading

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Do London’s Conservatives declare war on pedestrians and cyclists?

cyclelondoncity.blogspot.com By Staff June 8, 2011 Conservative London Assembly members staged a walk out minutes before a vote on Blackfriars Bridge safety. What were they thinking?. This might sound a bit far-fetched. But at today’s London Assembly, the Conservative party … Continue reading

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US: Canadian oil pipeline hazardous to the environment

By Mark Guarino, Staff writer Christian Science Monitor June 4, 2011 Chicago A controversial oil-sands pipeline operated by a Canadian oil company was ordered shut down Friday by the US Department of Transportation on charges that its continued operation “would … Continue reading

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Rallies held against Hydro Dam Project in Chile (Photos)

A demonstrator attends an anti-government rally in Valparaiso city May 21, 2011. The banner reads “Patagonia without dams” By IB Times Staff Reporter | May 23, 2011 05:10 PM EDT About 30 thousand people protested against the proposed 3.5 billion … Continue reading

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Patagonia Inc. Publicly Protests the Creation of Dams in Patagonia, Chile

Armed with pots and pans, 500 employees stage Chilean-style protest at company’s headquarters in Ventura, CA VENTURA, Calif., May 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — Patagonia Inc., the enviro-minded apparel company, staged a peaceful 500-employee-strong cacerolazo – a Chilean-style protest developed in the Pinochet era … Continue reading

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