environmental activism

    • 11.24.14

      Burnaby Mayor Derek Corrigan has Declared War on Kinder Morgan

      Burnaby's silver-haired mayor Derek Corrigan has already said he is willing to stand in front of a bulldozer to stop Kinder Morgan's proposed pipeline expansion. Now, after winning a landslide election last week, he has declared war on the company.

    • 5.21.14

      Hipster Environmentalists Versus a UK Politician

      In an attempt to psych out the conservative politician who thinks that climate change is a bunch of hooey, the crew will, one by one, approach him while he’s giving his speech, paint a circle around one of their eyes, and stare at him.

    • 3.14.14

      Transylvania Could Become a Barren Toxic Wasteland

      The region—which makes up a large chunk of central Romania—is rich in gold, and a bunch of mining companies are keen to lock down their share of the action.

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    • 1.7.14

      The First Nation People in Sarnia Are Pushing Back Against Fracking

      On December 27th, First Nations protestors in Sarnia, Ontario, took to the streets once again to let Canadians know they don’t want to be the lab rats of the energy industry’s pollution experiments. While members of the Aamjiwnaang...

    • 11.8.13

      Greenpeace Activists Climbed the Sagrada Família Today

      Early this morning, some Greenpeace activists hung off the north face of Sagrada Família—Barcelona's iconic, Gaudi-designed cathedral—to protest against the Russian government’s treatment of their pals who were imprisoned after trying to climb an oil...

    • 8.8.13

      The Chemical Valley

      Forty percent of Canada's petrochemical industry is packed into a 25-square-kilometre area in Sarnia, Ontario, called the Chemical Valley. More than 60 chemical plants and oil refineries operate there 24/7.

    • 8.7.13

      The Chemical Valley

      Forty percent of Canada's petrochemical industry is packed into a 15-square-mile area in Sarnia, Ontario, called the Chemical Valley. More than 60 chemical plants and oil refineries operate there 24/7.

    • 8.6.13

      The Chemical Valley - Trailer

      Forty percent of Canada's petrochemical industry is packed into a 25-square-kilometre area in Sarnia, Ontario, called the Chemical Valley. Over 60 chemical plants and oil refineries operate there 24/7. As a result of the Chemical Valley's emissions, in...

    • 4.10.13

      Injustice in the Amazon

      Last week, as the town of Marabá, Brazil, geared up to celebrate its centennial, it was also wrapping up the trial of the killers of environmental activist couple Zé Claudio and Maria do Espirito Santo. But instead of closing the book on this violent...