Environmentalists use seabird to sack Oregon logging

A federal appeals court has turned away a challenge by American Forest Resources Council (AFRC) attorneys seeking to end endangered species protections for a species of bird that resides in Oregon forests. According to the Associated Press, the ruling given this past Friday upholds not only bird protections but is tantamount to halting logging in… Read More Environmentalists use seabird to sack Oregon logging

Aussie environmentalist may have to pay compensation for disrupting logging

Using a homemade locking contraption, the Australian Broadcasting Corporation reveals Australian anti-logging activist Mira Clohessy secured herself onto logging equipment in Mowen Forest located in Western Australia Tuesday morning. She locked herself onto the equipment to protest the logging of a 4000 acre swathe of Mowen Forest’s native jarrah and karri trees. It is the… Read More Aussie environmentalist may have to pay compensation for disrupting logging

Environmentalists use spotted owl to halt California logging

Environmentalists claim that cutting down trees in forests affected by wildfires can bring about the extinction of California spotted owls. This point was articulated by greens in an attempt to petition the US Forest Service to consider the animal endangered and protected under endangered species statutes. According to The Business Journal, environmentalists allege that scientific… Read More Environmentalists use spotted owl to halt California logging

Anti-logging protesters commit crime against humanity

In a selfless act of charity in one of Australia’s South West forests. Protestors there stopped logging in an area home to the endangered black cockatoo in which one activist went so far as to lock himself in a bulldozer. According to Western Australia Today, Australia’s Forest Products Commission (FPC) planned to clear over 1200… Read More Anti-logging protesters commit crime against humanity

A tale of two Peru’s?

Mongabay, an online enviromentalist publication, carried a story today about four environmentalists gunned down by Peruvian troops protecting illegal logging in the country’s rain forest. Included among the environmentalists who met their unfortunate demise was a man named Edwin Chota. The man is pitched as being a prominent anti-logger, however, when it comes to environmentalists… Read More A tale of two Peru’s?

“Concerned scientists” seek to block logging in New Guinea

If environmentalists truly seek to save endangered or unique species one would think that they would conduct efforts in a similar manner to the World Wildlife Fund that fund preserving forms of nature via fundraising and voluntary exchange. Instead the majority of groups that make up the global green campaign act as nothing more than… Read More “Concerned scientists” seek to block logging in New Guinea