Monthly Archives: October 2013

Ode to the Yurok

Northern Spotted Owl  (photo courtesy National Geographic) ODE TO THE YUROK   Down in LeValley, Where spotted owls tread They don’t give a hoot dear, They’re tweeting instead.   Those owls have new iPads, And Facebook accounts, From taxpayer dollars, … Continue reading

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Governor Jerry Brown’s 10 Worst Environmental Policies

Photo: Governor Jerry Brown drinks water and breathes air just like the rest of us, but his horrible environmental policies sabotage laws protecting the water and air. Photo by Dan Bacher.   By Dan Bacher On October 17, Governor Brown … Continue reading

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Russia continues sham against Greenpeace

Russia has its dropped its trumped-up charges of piracy against peaceful Greenpeace protestors, replacing them with equally absurd allegations of “hooliganism.” The term “hooligan” is defined as: “a violent young troublemaker, typically one of a gang.”  Greenpeace is avowedly non-violent, … Continue reading

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Governor Brown fails to show for environmental award

Protesters await the no-show Governor Brown Brown fails to show for environmental award under pressure from protest by Dan Bacher Over 60 people, including indigenous leaders, environmentalists and labor activists, gathered at the Le Parc Hotel in San Francisco on … Continue reading

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“The ocean is broken”

—> Ivan Macfadyen is still coming to terms with the shock and horror of the voyage.  “The ocean is broken,” he said, shaking his head in stunned disbelief. <— This is an alarming first-hand account of the reality of life … Continue reading

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Ron LeValley formally charged

Ron LeValley Ron LeValley formally charged with conspiracy to commit theft and embezzlement The U.S. Attorney on October 11 formally charged Ron LeValley with “Conspiracy to Commit Embezzlement and Theft from an Indian Tribal Organization.” Mr. LeValley, of Mad River Biologists, … Continue reading

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Eleven Nobel Laureates tell Putin: set them free

Nobel laureates urge Putin to drop ‘excessive charges’ against Greenpeace activists By Agence France-Presse Eleven Nobel Peace Prize winners have called on Russian President Vladimir Putin to ensure that “excessive charges of piracy” laid against 30 Greenpeace activists are dropped, … Continue reading

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Russian official tells Putin to drop Greenpeace piracy charges

Vladimir Putin’s human rights advisor has told Russian prosecutors to drop “piracy” charges against non-violent Greenpeace activists: “These charges are laughable because there isn’t the slightest justification for accusing the crew of the Arctic Sunrise of piracy.” Vlad the Bad … Continue reading

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Japan asks for World’s help on Fukushima leaks

Fuel Rods: A video image taken by Tokyo Electric Power Company (TEPCO) shows the spent fuel pool of the unit four reactor at the tsunami and earthquake damaged plant on May 7, 2011 (courtesy HO/AFP/Gettt Images) By Al Jazeera America … Continue reading

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