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Earth First! Summer Gathering, 4th – 9th Aug 2010, Derbyshire

10 May

(re-posted from EF! Action Reports)

What’s happening?
Over 80 workshops, discussions, planning, strategy and ‘where next’ sessions:

*Share and learn skills for kick-ass actions on land and water.
Small boat handling and blockading using kayaks / Blockading – tripods, lock-ons/ Fences / Climbing skills / Action reconnaissance / Security for Activists / Strategy and tactics / How to research corporations /

*Network current campaigns against ecological destruction
Open-cast mining / Genetic engineering / Agrofuels / Saving Iceland / Climate actions / Pipeline resistance in Rossport / Anti-nuclear / Airport expansion/ Tar Sands

*Think about eco-centric ethics and alternative ways of organising
Deep green ethics / Anarchist economics / Anarchist history / Radical Politics / Working without leaders/ Consensus decision-making

*Practical skills for ecological restoration and sustainable living.
Introduction to Ecology / Restoration ecology / Flora and Fauna identification / Vegan Cake making / Power from solar and wind / wild food / Squatting / Bike maintenance

As well as international campaigns round-up, networking and planning for future actions.

Cost and practical things
£20-30 according to what you can afford.
The gathering is in Derbyshire, the exact location will be announced the week before. More info on our website.

Find out more and join in!

Email us (summergathering@earthfirst.org.uk) if you can offer a workshop, want to help out with the gathering or if you would like posters and leaflets to distribute.

Earth First! Marcellus Regional Gathering (Upstate New York)

6 May

(Reposted from Infoshop News)

The agents of capital have declared the colonized region of Upstate New York (stolen Haudenosaunee territory) a sacrificial industrial zone. This is a call out to all eco-warriors, environmentalists, direct action enthusiasts, insurgents, and wild creatures of “upstate New York.” Our enemies, the people and institutions that destroy our lives and the places we love, have backed us into a corner. Its time to strike back in defense of all things still wild! Continue reading