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Two Indicted For Sabotaging Dakota Access Pipeline

Des Moines, IA – Two environmental activists, Jessica Reznicek and Ruby Montoya, have been indicted by a federal grand jury for charges related to acts of sabotage against the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL) in 2016 and 2017.
The two are charged with “one count of…

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CO Community Turns up Pressure on Last Day of Climate Strike

Broomfield, CO – On September 29, 2019, as a culmination to the global climate strike week of action, Colorado residents will be rallying at Anthem Community Park to exercise their first amendment rights in a public forum.
The park is adjacent to Extraction Oil &…

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Hundreds Rally in Opposition to Line 3 Tar Sands Pipeline in Minnesota

Duluth, MN – Hundreds are gathering today along the shores of Lake Superior. The Gichi-gami (“Lake Superior” in Ojibwe) Gathering‘s goal is to bring together opponents of the Line 3 oil pipeline to express their ongoing opposition to the tar sands pipeline project.
Opponents of…

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Youth March for Climate Action in US Capitol

Washington, DC – Thousands have converged in the United States capitol today in a massive demonstration demanding decisive action to address climate change.

We were live for the action:

Many students have skipped school to attend as part of the international youth-led “Fridays for the…

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Tree House Villages Defend Ancient German Forest Against Expanding Coal Mine

Hambach Forest, Germany – Days after witnessing a massive direct action known as Ende Gelaende, where thousands of climate justice activists stormed coal infrastructure near Mönchengladbach, Germany, Unicorn Riot traveled 200km southeast to the 12,000-year-old Hambach Forest.
The Hambach, like many forests around the world,…

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Accelerating Climate Change is Transforming Iceland’s Ecosystem

Reykjavik, Iceland – Unicorn Riot went to Iceland to take an in-depth look at the consequences of human-caused climate change. There we spoke with Dr. Halldór Björnsson, leader of the atmospheric & climate research group of the Iceland Meteorological office, who called Iceland “ground zero”…