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  • Tree House Villages Defend Ancient German Forest Against Expanding Coal Mine

    September 9, 2019
    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,…...
  • Alaska Mining Project Threatens Salmon, Water, and Native Communities

    May 10, 2019
    Alaska – Trump Administration officials have fast-tracked permits for the largest open-pit mine in North America. The proposed Pebble Mine had previously seemed paralyzed, after more than a decade of relentless opposition by Alaska Native elders and youth. Now, plans for the mine are being…...
  • Journalist Dies During German Police Sweep of Hambach Forest

    September 19, 2018
    Hambach Forest, Germany – One person has been confirmed to have died during police operations to clear the Hambach Forest to make way for a coal mine. The injury leading to the man’s death took place Wednesday afternoon as officers were attempting to remove protesters…...
  • Police Move to Clear Activists from Ancient Forest on Behalf of Coal Mining Company

    September 13, 2018
    Hambach Forest, Germany – One of the largest police mobilizations in recent North Rhine-Westphalian history is currently underway in Germany to evict activists protecting Hambach Forest. Thousands of government forces from all over Germany have descended onto the forest in recent days, bringing with them…...
  • Utah Land Defenders Resist Construction of Tar Sands Mine (w/ Interview)

    August 13, 2015
    Lorenzo Serna of Unicorn Riot talked to Melanie Martin over the phone about land defenders who blockaded an active tar sands mine site in the Book Cliffs of Utah on Monday (August 10, 2015). Climbing atop metal tripods, they stopped work at the mine, successfully…...
  • 3 Million Gallons of Mine Waste Released Into Rivers By EPA – Deprogram Ep. 15

    August 12, 2015
    EPA accidentally spilled 3 million gallons of mine waste turning the Animus River orange, which leads into the Colorado. The state of Colorado and the Navajo Nation have declared State’s of Emergency. According to President Russell Begaye of the Navajo Nation, the nation has been…...