Categories Archives: Biodiversity & Habitat Destruction

Buffalo Field Campaign: Update from the Field

Buffalo are still absent here in the Hebgen Basin. Patrols are conducting daily recons, searching through the buffalo’s migration corridors, but the gentle giants are keeping themselves out of Montana and, consequently, safe from the killers. Along Yellowstone’s north boundary, … Continue reading

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News Roundup: two articles from Derrick Jensen, Piñon-Juniper Forest Defense, KXL reactions, and more

The Castle Rock Prairie Dogs are Gone: Open Letter from an Exile By Jennifer Murnan, DGR Colorado I wore this shirt, long-sleeved, multi-patterned, funky, well tailored hand-me-down for almost every day I worked on the prairie dog relocation at the … Continue reading

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Redwoods: Only The Tallest Because The Rest Have Been Logged

Here is a familiar fact to many people across the United States and the world: the Redwoods of Northern California are the tallest trees in the world at nearly 400 feet. This is both true and false. It’s true because … Continue reading

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Toxic Runoff Among Threats to Coho Salmon

Editor’s note: this recent study found that Coho salmon are killed within hours by the runoff from roads in Seattle — and researchers aren’t sure exactly what compound (or mixture) is responsible. One thing is for sure: runoff is a … Continue reading

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The Rivers and streams are so hot that salmon are dropping dead

Editor’s note: this article, which appeared in Sunday’s Seattle Times, is a typical corporate media peice: it illustrates the problem passably — hundreds of thousands of salmon are dropping dead due to rising stream and river temperatures — but neglects … Continue reading

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News Roundup: Mauna Kea Resistance, Prairie Dog Protection, and War Games

Defending Wildlife in Colorado The DGR Southwest Coalition recently held their annual Southwest Gathering, sharing skills & good food, and engaging in many discussions & strategy sessions. As part of the gathering, Deanna Meyer of Deep Green Resistance Colorado joined … Continue reading

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Interview with Janine Blaeloch, Seattle activist

Last week, DGR co-founder Derrick Jensen interviewed Janine Blaeloch on Resistance Radio. Listen here (Firefox sometimes doesn’t work with this link – try another browser) Blaeloch is founder and director of the Western Lands Project. She earned a degree in … Continue reading

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Sacred Water Tour — Updates

In about two months, we’ll be helping to lead the Sacred Water Tour in eastern Nevada, on traditional lands of the Goshute and Shoshone nations. We’re in the thick of planning the trip and coordinating with activists in the area. … Continue reading

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Wild Salmon or Hatchery Salmon?

Public comment to Local Press, Issaquah City Government Office of Sustainability, WDFW, and Friends of Issaquah Salmon Hatchery (FISH): February 5th, 2015 The Issaquah Fish Hatchery has two water intakes that extract water from Issaquah Creek. The first is located … Continue reading

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Sacred Water Tour 2015: Stop the Water Grab!

Stealing Water From the Desert? We Say No! Join us this Memorial Day weekend for a tour of sacred lands threatened by unsustainable “development”. We will spend three days visiting the communities to be affected by the water grab, learning … Continue reading

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