Posts Tagged ‘creek’

Threats And Fear As Loggers Clash With Blockaders At Fairy Creek

By Ora Cogan and Angelo Scaia, Ricochet. July 4, 2021 Above Photo: Ora Cogan. Midnight raids, aggressive loggers and the threat of police violence leave land defenders and allies afraid. Over 320 arrests have been made at the Fairy Creek blockades since police began removing forest defenders in mid-May. As enforcement of an injunction obtained […]

Old Growth Protected In Fairy Creek

Above Photo: By TJ Watt. But blockade continues. Three First Nations say they’re taking control of the forests and will decide which trees are logged and who benefits. Three First Nations on southern Vancouver Island released a statement today saying they are taking back decision-making responsibilities for their traditional territories. They have also formally given […]

Echoes Of B.C.’s War In The Woods As Fairy Creek Blockade Builds

Above photo: Members of the Rainforest Flying Squad prevent loggers from crossing a bridge to access a cut block in the Caycuse watershed on Vancouver Island, B.C. In recent weeks a blockade has attracted hundreds of old-growth forest advocates who do not want logging to go ahead in the Fairy Creek region. Jesse Winter / […]

800-Year-Old Boomerang Discovered in Australian Creek

A family in Australia noticed a “glowing object” lying beside a remote river. They crossed the river and examined the v-shaped item which turned out to be a boomerang. But not just any old-boomerang: this one’s a really old boomerang, with archaeologists in Australia claiming its 800 years old. The Boon Wurrung boomerang is one […]

Up shot creek without a lockdown: What the press is saying on January 4

1. Waiting for the other shot to drop: Israel’s vaccination drive, the single bright spot in its battle against the coronavirus, appears set for a slowdown, according to Hebrew media reports. While no slowdown is expected in the distribution of the second dose, health care providers have stopped or slowed making new appointments for people […]

Fairy Creek Blockade Expands To Protect Rare Old-Growth Forest

Above photo: Old-growth forest in the Fairy Creek Valley. Two weeks into a campaign to halt logging of ancient rainforests in the last intact watershed of the San Juan River system, activists have set up a third blockade on unceded Pacheedaht Territory. In the midst of an ongoing climate emergency, logging of the ancient rainforests continues […]

"Unconfirmed allegations" levied against Hampton Creek to disrupt its non-GMO business… sabotage from within?

(Natural News) One of the quickest ways to damage a brand’s reputation in the food industry is to announce a recall of their products, citing bacterial contamination as the problem. Food safety is a top priority on consumers’ minds; that’s why premature withdrawal of a company’s products without solid evidence of contamination should be considered […]

New Zealand: High Levels of E-Coli Found in Creek that Runs Into Treasured Springs

New Zealand: High Levels of E-Coli Found in Creek that Runs Into Treasured Springs May 14th, 2017 Disclosure: I am involved with the effort to bring attention to the pollution and water take issues at Te Waikoropupu Springs Reserve. — There is video of […]

Should We Really Be Congratulating Police for Not Killing Us?

Multiple news outlets have circulated a viral Facebook post, dated October 27th, from author Steven Hildreth Jr. regarding a positive interaction with the Tucson Police Department. Hildreth describes being pulled over for a broken headlight. He informs the officers he has a concealed carry permit, and is currently armed. He cooperates showing them his weapon, and his […]

Man’s body found in Merri Creek

Video Image A 40-year-old man has been charged with murder and arson after a woman’s body was found in a Melbourne unit. Forensic police sift through the Ambon St flat. Picture: Mike Keating Source: Sunday Herald Sun A MAN’S body has been found in a creek in Melbourne’s northern suburbs. A MAN’S body has been […]

Slacks Creek house fire victims farewelled in Tongan ceremony

The funeral is held for the three Taufa family victims of the Slacks Creek house fire. John Hopoate and son William say their goodbyes to Ardelle Tapenisi Lee. Picture: Jeff Camden Source: The Sunday Mail (Qld) A man says a last goodbye to one of the Taufa family members. Picture: Jeff Camden TO the sound […]

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