Archive for July, 2017

Lorry surfing, Richard’s story in his own words

Lorry surfing, in a surfer’s own words.
I’m free! I have my phone back and I’m heading down to London this weekend. Lancs police gave me a nice hot shower, tea, cottage pie, smiles, a warm place to sleep for a while and asked me to rate my stay on TripAdvisor 🙂 oh and these[…]

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Remember Ride London 2017

As cyclists enjoy the beautiful Surrey and Sussex countryside and take on the iconic climbs of Leith Hill and Box Hill, remember that the land here is threatened by the unconventional oil industry. Companies operating under the umbrella organisation UKOG want to drill down several kilometres and then use pervasive processes known as #fracking and[…]

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A Voice for Leith Hill

 
A Voice for Leith Hill
A Voice for Leith Hill has put out this press release today with the Leith Hill Action Group:
On the eve of the Prudential 100 cycle event (July 30th), campaign groups in Surrey are warning of serious risk to cyclists on the same roads in the coming months.
Cyclists[…]

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Its getting interesting down on Preston New Road in Blackpool.

Its getting interesting down on Preston New Road in Blackpool by Peter Yankowski
Its getting interesting down on Preston New Road in Blackpool. Seems that there is a metaphorical or maybe even an actual tear in reality as state sanctioned violence and consumerism meets peaceful protectors. The fossil fuel industries have sold and consumed most[…]

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Orchestral Maneuvers at PNR

Orchestral Maneuvers at PNR…
Had to take a few hours of pause away from Preston New Road… re-charging all that is running low on what’s needed to proceed; from phones and laptops, to self. I haven’t caught up with changes since I left before lunch – there were still four mighty truck surfers holding trucks[…]

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Occupy Mayday at PNR Site 28072017 #RollingResistance

Occupy Mayday at PNR Site 28072017 #RollingResistance

Firstly … In parts this time, just in case … You’re correct, I can not access 4G data on the Three network.
Today, all in all, would have qualified as being a fairly decent anti-fracking action, if not for how it ended. There was a total lockdown of[…]

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The Poison Papers: Secret Concerns of Industry and Regulators on the Hazards of Pesticides and Other Chemicals

This is a mirror of the original article in Ecowatch.
The Poison Papers: Secret Concerns of Industry and Regulators on the Hazards of Pesticides and Other Chemicals
The Bioscience Resource Project and the Center for Media and Democracy released a trove of rediscovered and newly digitized chemical industry and regulatory agency documents Wednesday stretching back[…]

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A comprehensive political ecology reading list

A comprehensive political ecology reading list
By Julian Bloomer*
Looking for a compilation of important texts in political ecology? Julian Bloomer shares his comprehensive reading list, following a brief introduction to how it came about.
*Julian Bloomer is an Assistant Professor in Geography at Trinity College Dublin.
This comprehensive but by no means exhaustive reading[…]

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That’s Lancashire video about PNR Fracking with Tina Louise Rothery

From 11/07/2017
Tina Louise Rothery interview regarding the protection camp set up against Cuadrilla poisoning the water supply in Lancashire.
Lancashire Police have drafted in officers from other forces to launch a 24-hour operation at the fracking site in Fylde.
Current £450,000 tax payers’ money ([per month) budgeted for the Police to act as Cuadrilla[…]

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