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Letter to the Bellingham Herald

The burning of coal is warming the climate and contributing to a major planetary emergency. On August 27th, activists in Bellingham used non-violent action to delay a mile-long coal train headed to Vancouver for 12 hours. I, along with two other members of Deep Green Resistance, was arrested.

We are very concerned that nothing is being done to keep coal in the ground. Unfortunately, with laws written by legislators who are beholden to corporate money, what options do we have? … Continue reading → Continue reading

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Ecological Special Forces: A Proposal

The planet needs commandos It wasn’t until the 1940’s that what we think of as the “commando” or special forces units were standardized by the British Army. With the goal of disrupting German forces in western France and later in … Continue reading

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Bellingham Coal Train Blockade Update: Death Threats and Legal Limbo

One week ago, three activists from Deep Green Resistance blocked a coal train in Bellingham, Washington. One climbed a tripod on the tracks, and when he was taken down two others locked onto the train further down the line. All … Continue reading

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Activists stage coal-train blockade in Bellingham; train stopped for 12 hours

On Saturday August 27th, activists for ecological defense blocked a northbound BNSF coal train for twelve hours at the Chuckanut Bay railroad bridge south of Bellingham, Wash. in an effort to directly halt the transportation of coal on-route for shipment … Continue reading

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We Demand an End to Fossil Fuel Transport by Rail!

Stopping fossil fuels is essential to life on this planet. The signatories of this letter are demanding that BNSF stop transporting fossil fuels immediately. We invite you to add your name to this list. Thank you for signing and please … Continue reading

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Indigenous Leader: “We’re fighting NOT to have roads or electricity.”

This article is very telling. Many people—even leftists—still assume that so-called “development” is a positive thing. We at Deep Green Resistance, and many indigenous people and critics of modern life around the planet, disagree. Civilization and development are destroying the … Continue reading

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Join the Resistance: Choose Adventure

Modern life is really fucking dull. Office work. Social media. Traffic. Plane flights. Commuting. We are surrounded everyday by human-mediated creations, nearly all of them designed for profit and efficiency—not to excite or nurture the spirit. Most people go through … Continue reading

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Spokane Moves to Ban Oil Trains and Legalize Direct Action Against Fossil Fuels

ACTION ALERT Direct Action Spokane Initiative Banning Coal and Oil Trains Through Spokane Background: On Friday, June 10th, Gunnar Holmquist, M.D. filed an initiative with the Spokane City Clerk which seeks to ban the transportation of crude oil and coal … Continue reading

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The Ecosabotage We DON’T Hear About

From our friends in the UK Chapter of Deep Green Resistance: — We’ve listed the underground actions in the UK that are in the public domain, but what about those we don’t hear about? There’s a rich and continuous stream … Continue reading

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Sweet Crude (Seattle Filmmaker Sandy Cioffi)

Sweet Crude is the story of Nigeria’s Niger Delta – the human and environmental consequences of 50 years of oil extraction and the members of a new insurgency who, in the three years after the filmmakers met them as college … Continue reading

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